Academy Award Winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead At 46

Academy Award Winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead At 46

Philip Seymour Hoffman may be best known to visitors of this site for roles in the likes of Mission Impossible III and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, although he won an Academy Award for his role in Capote. Sadly, he has today been found dead at the age of 46.

The Wall Street Journal are reporting that acting great Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead today in his New York City apartment. The news was reportedly confirmed by a law-enforcement official, with the site adding that "The New York Police Department is investigating, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine exact cause of death." There have been claims that his death was a result of some sort of drug overdose, but this is not confirmed. Hoffman was 46 years old and starred in Along Came Polly, The Ides of March, Moneyball, The Master and many, many more. While he never starred in a superhero movie, the actor was often suggested by fans for several roles, and he got a taste of blockbuster stardom with J.J. Abrams' Mission Impossible III and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. What will happen with the final two movies - in which he would have taken on a much larger role as Plutarch Heavensbee - remains to be seen. Regardless, our thoughts do of course go out to his friends and family at this time.
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ezio619 - 2/2/2014, 10:46 AM
RIP MR HOFFMAN,YOU WERE GREAT AND WE WILL REMEMBER U, this was suppose to be a happy day for us fanboys but now im just ..
DaenerysTargaryen - 2/2/2014, 10:47 AM
Oh no :(
Desrow - 2/2/2014, 10:47 AM
RIP fantastic actor...

whoa123 - 2/2/2014, 10:48 AM
Damn, sad news. RIP
JordanKing - 2/2/2014, 10:49 AM
Great, great actor. RIP.. wow.
AlexanderLykins - 2/2/2014, 10:50 AM
Another great actor dead and going to be replaced by another 20 something year old moron who mistakes acting for activism. Sad day in Hollywood indeed.
Cerebro - 2/2/2014, 10:52 AM
R.I.P. sir you will be missed.
ScorpioRisin - 2/2/2014, 10:53 AM
One of the greatest [frick]ing actors this world has seen. May he rest in peace.
MrCBM56 - 2/2/2014, 10:54 AM
So sad... So very sad. He was my choice for Mole Man in a Fantastic Four movie. RIP
MrCBM56 - 2/2/2014, 10:55 AM
Oh shit I forgot about The Hunger Games... He was so great in Catching Fire. Holy [frick], man.
616 - 2/2/2014, 10:55 AM
Rest in peace. Big bucket of win.
DelTorite - 2/2/2014, 10:57 AM
superbatspiderman - 2/2/2014, 10:57 AM
very sad thing to hear. He was such a great character actor. Too bad we never got to see him play a comic book character ebcause he would ahve owned it.
TheManFromMars - 2/2/2014, 10:57 AM
Very unexpected. RIP
soberchimera - 2/2/2014, 10:58 AM
One of my favorite actors, he will be missed.
mumbz - 2/2/2014, 10:58 AM
Oh man this is heavy
WorstUserNameEver - 2/2/2014, 10:58 AM
Damn... loved that guy in many movies.
TimL - 2/2/2014, 10:58 AM
What the F?
Humby - 2/2/2014, 10:58 AM
Damn shame. RIP
BenjiWest - 2/2/2014, 10:58 AM
Truly sad and shocking
ALegendaryPanda - 2/2/2014, 10:58 AM
This is just [frick]ing terrible :(
JDUKE25 - 2/2/2014, 10:59 AM
2gold - 2/2/2014, 10:59 AM
These death hoaxes are getting too damn accurate. He just had one a day earlier and now? Dead. Someone is calling their shots in a morbid way.
spidey1994 - 2/2/2014, 10:59 AM
DA [frick]?! NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :( R.I.P.
SuperCat - 2/2/2014, 10:59 AM
Great actor. Rest in Peace, sir.
masterhater - 2/2/2014, 10:59 AM
I like him and I don't like many people.
BaneSmash - 2/2/2014, 10:59 AM
R.i.p Mr. Hoffman.......,,,,
charlie2094 - 2/2/2014, 11:00 AM
Woah, damn that's sad news, RIP.

He was a fantastic actor, will definitely be missed
BritishMonkey - 2/2/2014, 11:00 AM
These are lies right?... Right?
WinterAvenger - 2/2/2014, 11:01 AM
Rest In Paradise a great and loving actor who captured all out hearts we all love you !
TopCat89 - 2/2/2014, 11:01 AM
Amazing versatile actor, RIP!
militantcharles - 2/2/2014, 11:01 AM
I always wanted to see him play penguin
breakUbatman - 2/2/2014, 11:02 AM
Damn, RIP
CherryBomb - 2/2/2014, 11:02 AM
No way! That's awful news.
He was an amazingly talented actor.
geeekgod - 2/2/2014, 11:02 AM
Solid actor. Loved him as the villain in Mission Impossible 3. He was good as Heavensbee, too
JoJo1982 - 2/2/2014, 11:02 AM

He would've made a great Doc Ock in the Amazing Spider-Man movies
Interestein - 2/2/2014, 11:02 AM
One of the most talented actors ever put on screen. I would've loved to see him as the Penguin.
write33 - 2/2/2014, 11:02 AM
fantastic, immensely talented actor, very sad news. 'thoughts and prayers to his loved ones.
dezdigi - 2/2/2014, 11:02 AM
Damn, I just watched him in A Most Wanted Man at Sundance. He was amazing in it and I was looking forward to his future endeavors. RIP Philip, you were great!
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