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Josh Hutcherson honors Philip Seymour Hoffman at MTV Movie Awards

Josh Hutcherson honors Philip Seymour Hoffman at MTV Movie Awards

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- Josh Hutcherson took a moment to remember his "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" costar Philip Seymour Hoffman while accepting an MTV Movie Award Sunday.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman stars in 'A Most Wanted Man' trailer

Philip Seymour Hoffman stars in 'A Most Wanted Man' trailer

LOS ANGELES, April 11 (UPI) -- Late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman stars as German intelligence officer G√ľnther Bachmann in the first official trailer for "A Most Wanted Man."
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Jared Leto thanks 'future ex-wife' Lupita Nyong'o at Independent Spirit Awards

Jared Leto thanks 'future ex-wife' Lupita Nyong'o at Independent Spirit Awards

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- Jared Leto took home an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman died after shooting 'speedball,' ME says

Philip Seymour Hoffman died after shooting 'speedball,' ME says

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a lethal injection of heroin, cocaine, enzodiazepines and amphetamines, New York officials said.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's cause of death revealed

Philip Seymour Hoffman's cause of death revealed

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The results of Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy have been released nearly four weeks after the actor's death.
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Enquirer apologizes for Philip Seymour Hoffman article

Enquirer apologizes for Philip Seymour Hoffman article

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The National Enquirer admits it published an erroneous story about Philip Seymour Hoffman and is now funding an annual scholarship in the late actor's name.
Amy Adams remembers Philip Seymour Hoffman during emotional 'Inside the Actor's Studio'

Amy Adams remembers Philip Seymour Hoffman during emotional 'Inside the Actor's Studio'

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Amy Adams starred with Philip Seymour Hoffman in three films -- "Charlie Wilson's War," "Doubt," and "The Master."
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Philip Seymour Hoffman's will calls for his son to grow up in New York

Philip Seymour Hoffman's will calls for his son to grow up in New York

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Philip Seymour Hoffman left the bulk of his estate to his estranged partner Mimi O'Donnell.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman leaves estate to longtime girlfriend

Philip Seymour Hoffman leaves estate to longtime girlfriend

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman left a will bequeathing most of his estate to his longtime girlfriend and requesting his son be raised in New York.
'12 Years a Slave' wins top British Academy Film Awards

'12 Years a Slave' wins top British Academy Film Awards

LONDON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- "12 Years a Slave" won the Best Picture title and its star Chiwetel Ejiofor the Best Actor statuette at the British Academy of Film Awards ceremony in London.
Cate Blanchett dedicates best actress BAFTA to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Cate Blanchett dedicates best actress BAFTA to Philip Seymour Hoffman

LONDON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- "Blue Jasmine" star Cate Blanchett dedicated her BAFTA Award to friend Philip Seymour Hoffman.
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Ashley Olsen dating 'Moneyball' director Bennett Miller

Ashley Olsen dating 'Moneyball' director Bennett Miller

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Ashley Olsen is following in her sister's footsteps when it comes to dating older men.
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Drake slams Rolling Stone for giving 'his' cover to late Philip Seymour Hoffman

Drake slams Rolling Stone for giving 'his' cover to late Philip Seymour Hoffman

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The rapper is reportedly "disgusted" with Rolling Stone.
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Amy Adams denounces 'appalling' Valentino PR release about her bag at Hoffman's funeral

Amy Adams denounces 'appalling' Valentino PR release about her bag at Hoffman's funeral

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Valentino has apologized for using Philip Seymour Hoffman's funeral as an occasion to promote the company.
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Valentino apologizes for untimely self-promotion

Valentino apologizes for untimely self-promotion

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Italian fashion firm Valentino has apologized twice for touting Amy Adams toting one of its handbags to the wake for Philip Seymour Hoffman in New York.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman (born July 23, 1967) is an American actor and theatre director. Hoffman began acting in television in 1991, and the following year started to appear in films. He gradually gained recognition for his supporting work in a series of notable films, including Scent of a Woman (1992), Twister (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Almost Famous (2000), 25th Hour (2002), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), and Cold Mountain (2003).

In 2005, Hoffman played the title role in the biographical film Capote (2005), for which he won multiple acting awards including an Academy Award for Best Actor. He also received Academy Award nominations for his supporting work in Charlie Wilson's War (2007) and Doubt (2008). Other critically acclaimed films in recent years have included Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), The Savages (2007), and Synecdoche, New York (2008).

Hoffman is also an accomplished theatre actor and director. He joined the LAByrinth Theater Company in 1995, and has directed and performed in numerous Off-Broadway productions. His performances in two Broadway plays led to two Tony Award nominations: one for Best Leading Actor in True West (2000), and another for Best Featured Actor in Long Day's Journey into Night (2003).

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