Philip Seymour Hoffman

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
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Profession: Actor

United States of America

Why Famous: Won an Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 biographical film Capote. Also starred in a number of other films including Moneyball, The Master and Twister.

Born: July 23, 1967
Birthplace: Fairport, New York, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Died: February 2, 2014 (aged 46)
Cause of Death: Suspected drug overdose

Historical Events in the Life of Philip Seymour Hoffman

  • 2006-01-16 63rd Golden Globes: Brokeback Mountain, Philip Seymour Hoffman, & Felicity Huffman win
  • 2006-03-05 78th Academy Awards: "Crash", Philip Seymour Hoffman & Reese Witherspoon win

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