Name: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Birth Name: 
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Birth Date: 
July 23, 1967
Birth Place: 
Fairport, NY
Relationship Status: 
Lives with Mimi O'Donnell
Celebrity Ranking # 706

Philip Seymour Hoffman Wrote About "Demons" in Personal Journals

Posted Tuesday February 11, 2014 10:17 PM GMT

As the world continues to mourn his sudden death, Philip Seymour Hoffman left behind clues about his complicated struggle with substance abuse.

While searching his NYC apartment, police found two journals kept by the actor, along with books by Truman Capote, his portrayal of whom he won an Oscar.


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Russell Brand Writes About the Addiction and Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted Saturday February 8, 2014 2:53 PM GMT

Having publicly spoken about his own battle with addiction, Russel Brand is piping up about Philip Seymour Hoffman's sudden death.

Writing to The Guardian, the comedian begins, "Philip Seymour Hoffman's death is a reminder, though, that addiction is indiscriminate. That it is sad, irrational and hard to understand."


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Matt Damon Remembers "Close" Friend Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 5:13 PM GMT

The loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman impacted a majority of Hollywood, and now Matt Damon is ready to discuss the sudden death of the late actor.

During a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) webcast on Thursday (February 6), the "Monuments Men" actor wrote about his friendship with Hoffman and the support he gave to the actor.


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Stars Mourn Together at Funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 3:25 PM GMT

He had a profound impact on the entertainment industry and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman was laid to rest during a private funeral ceremony in New York City today (February 7).


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Michelle Williams & Amy Adams Join Friends at Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Wake

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 11:46 AM GMT

Paying respects to their dear loved one, several friends and family stepped out for Philip Seymour Hoffman's wake in New York City on Thursday evening (February 6).

The “Capote” actor died on February 2 at the age of 46 after a suspected drug overdose in his West Village apartment.


Lionsgate Announces Solution for Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Unfinished “Hunger Games” Scenes

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 11:45 AM GMT

He played Plutarch Heavensbee in the popular “The Hunger Games” movie franchise, and with the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, things have become complicated for the Lionsgate studio.

The tragic demise of Hoffman occurred before he’d finished filming his scenes for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2,” forcing the producers to majorly improvise.


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Suspects in Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Arraigned on Drug Charges

Posted Wednesday February 5, 2014 11:53 PM GMT

In a bizarre turn of events in what cops believe may be a link to the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, three of four people arrested have been arraigned on drug charges in court.

According to TMZ, a police informant has claimed that one of the men, Robert Vineberg, is believed to have been the one to sell Philip his heroin, however, he has pled not guilty to felony possession of heroin, intending to sell.


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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Autopsy: Inconclusive

Posted Wednesday February 5, 2014 2:40 PM GMT

While it has been widely assumed that he died of a heroin overdose, Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy report hasn’t yielded any answers.

According to the New York City medical examiner’s office, the results of the tests thus far have been ‘inconclusive’ and therefore further more tests have been ordered.


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