The actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Cartoon (by Flickr user Blumpi license info)
Cartoon (by Flickr user Blumpi license info)
|Philip Seymour Hoffman
|July 23, 1967
|Fairport, New York, U.S.
|Date of death
|Place of death
|February 2, 2014
|New York City, New York, U.S.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was a critically acclaimed character actor. After only a handful of minor screen appearances, his breakthrough feature film performance was in Scent of a Woman in 1992. As of summer 2005 he has two Tony Award nominations for his work on the stage.
Hoffman won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Capote and was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Charlie Wilson's War.
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2005-11-21 15:21:39 cool , I thought he was born in toronto... great in Big Lebowski and amazing in Owning Mahowny —RossHattori
2005-11-22 02:37:42 He'll always be Scotty from Boogie Nights to me —JohnGormly
2006-03-06 10:25:52 Does he publically and, most importantly, proudly say he's from Rochester/Fairport? —RichardSarkis
2006-09-07 23:22:43 Whoa, he's that guy that insists on playing Judas and Jesus in Along Came Polly?! Color me surprised. —CatherineConnolly
2008-04-11 19:17:41 It took me a while to even realize it was him in Charlie Wilson's war. I'm used to him being in comedic roles —RocWikiUser
2008-05-30 13:43:52 He refers to his origins as a "small town in Western New York" —JoyceBritton
2012-07-23 08:12:15 Have you seen Charlie Wilson's War? He's pretty damn funny as the CIA agent who bugs Charlie's whiskey bottle —PDub