Philip Seymour Hoffman passes away, aged 46

Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his apartment. He was 46.

The Oscar-award winning actor’s body was discovered at his Manhattan apartment earlier today, the New York Police have confirmed. It is suspected that a drug overdose is the cause of death.

He won the Academy Award, along with a host of other awards, for his role in Capote, and also appeared in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. He will be seen in cinemas later this year in Mockingjay – Part 1.

The Hoffman family have released a statement;


“We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone. 

“This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving. Please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers.”


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