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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Birthplace: Fairport, Monroe, New York, United States
Death: Died in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Cause of death: drug overdose
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About Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor and director. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 biographical film Capote, and received three Academy Award nominations as Best Supporting Actor. He also received three Tony Award nominations for his work in the theater.

Hoffman was born in Fairport, New York. His mother, Marilyn O'Connor (née Loucks), who was born in Waterloo, New York, is a family court judge, lawyer, and civil rights activist. His father, Gordon Stowell Hoffman, is a former Xerox executive. He had two sisters, Jill and Emily, and a brother, Gordy Hoffman, who scripted the 2002 film Love Liza, in which Philip starred. Hoffman's parents divorced when he was nine years old. He had German, English, Irish, Dutch, and remote Polish ancestry.

Hoffman was in a longstanding relationship with costume designer Mimi O'Donnell. They met while working on the 1999 play In Arabia We'd All Be Kings, which Hoffman directed. They had a son, Cooper Alexander, born in March 2003, and two daughters, Tallulah, born in November 2006, and Willa, born in October 2008.

Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment of an apparent drug overdose on February 2, 2014

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Timeline

1967
July 23, 1967
Fairport, Monroe, New York, United States
2003
December 25, 2003
Age 36

Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic war drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Charles Frazier. It stars Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Renée Zellweger in leading roles as well as Natalie Portman, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Melora Walters, Jena Malone, Donald Sutherland, Brendan Gleeson, Ray Winstone, Jack White, Kathy Baker, Cillian Murphy and Giovanni Ribisi in supporting roles.

2014
February 2, 2014
Age 46
Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
February 7, 2014
Age 46