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Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor and 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), Cold Mountain (2003), and Along Came Polly (2004).   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 received another two 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) and The Savages (2007). In 2010, Hoffman made his feature film directorial debut with Jack Goes Boating‎. Hoffman is also an accomplished theater 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).  Description above from the Wikipedia article Philip Seymour Hoffman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jul 23, 1967 In Fairport - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
72
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Series The Directors 2018
Known For
Poster of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Poster of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Poster of Cold Mountain
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Filmography
Series The Directors Unknown 2018
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Plutarch Heavensbee 2015-11-18
Movie God's Pocket Mickey Scarpato 2014-05-09
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Plutarch Heavensbee 2014-11-18
Movie A Most Wanted Man G√ľnther Bachmann 2014-07-25
Movie Salinger Himself 2013-09-06
Movie Back Beyond Lancaster Dodd 2013-02-26
Movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Plutarch Heavensbee 2013-11-15
Movie The Master Lancaster Dodd 2012-09-07
Movie A Late Quartet Robert Gelbart 2012-11-02
Movie A Child's Garden of Poetry 2011-04-28
Movie The Ides of March Paul Zara 2011-09-24
Movie Moneyball Art Howe 2011-09-22
Movie Jack Goes Boating Jack 2010-09-23
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie Mary and Max Max Jerry Horovitz (voice) 2009-02-09
Movie The Invention of Lying Jim the Bartender 2009-09-13
Movie The Boat That Rocked Le Comte 2009-04-01
Movie Synecdoche, New York Caden Cotard 2008-10-24
Movie Doubt Father Brendan Flynn 2008-11-27
Movie The Savages Jon Savage 2007-01-19
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Gust Avrakotos 2007-12-19
Movie Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Andy 2007-09-26
Movie Mission: Impossible III Owen Davian 2006-05-03
Movie Strangers with Candy Henry 2006-07-28
Series Empire Falls 2005-05-28
Movie Capote Truman Capote 2005-09-30
Movie Empire Falls Charlie Mayne 2005-05-28
Movie Along Came Polly Sandy Lyle 2004-01-16
Movie Cold Mountain Reverend Veasey 2003-12-24
Movie Owning Mahowny Dan Mahowny 2003-05-02
Movie Mattress Man Commercial Dean Trumbull 2003-07-02
Series HypaSpace 2002-05-13
Series Icons Unknown 2002-05-01
Movie Red Dragon Freddy Lounds 2002-09-29
Movie Love Liza Wilson Joel 2002-12-30
Movie 25th Hour Jacob Elinsky 2002-12-16
Movie Punch-Drunk Love Dean Trumbell 2002-10-25
Movie Last Party 2000 2001-11-02
Movie Almost Famous Lester Bangs 2000-09-15
Movie State and Main Joseph Turner White 2000-08-26
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Flawless Rusty 1999-11-26
Movie The Talented Mr. Ripley Freddie Miles 1999-12-25
Movie Magnolia Phil Parma 1999-12-08
Movie Montana Duncan 1998-01-01
Movie The Big Lebowski Brandt 1998-03-06
Movie Next Stop Wonderland Sean 1998-08-21
Movie Patch Adams Mitch Roman 1998-12-25
Movie Happiness Allen 1998-10-16
Movie Boogie Nights Scotty J. 1997-09-11
Movie Twister Dustin Davis 1996-05-10
Movie Hard Eight Young craps player 1996-02-28
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Szuler Martin 1994-03-10
Movie The Getaway Frank Hansen 1994-02-11
Movie The Yearling 1994-04-24
Movie When a Man Loves a Woman Gary 1994-04-29
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Nobody's Fool Officer Raymer 1994-12-23
Movie Joey Breaker Wiley McCall 1993-03-04
Movie My Boyfriend's Back Chuck Bronski 1993-08-06
Movie Money for Nothing Cochran 1993-09-10
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie My New Gun Chris 1992-10-26
Movie Scent of a Woman George Willis, Jr. 1992-12-23
Movie Leap of Faith Matt 1992-12-18
Movie Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole Clutch 1991-02-16
Series Law & Order Steven Hanauer 1990-09-13
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18