Philip Seymour Hoffman


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Birth name Aliases
Philip Seymour Hoffman None
Birth date Birth place
July 23, 1967 Fairport, New York, U.S.
Date of death Place of death
February 2, 2014 New York City, New York, U.S.
Known for
Actor, director
[wikipedia]Philip Seymour Hoffman
[WWW]IMDB entry

Philip Seymour Hoffman was a critically acclaimed character actor. After only a handful of minor screen appearances, his breakthrough feature film performance was in [WWW]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.

Hoffman is the son of Marilyn L. O'Connor1, a former Monroe County Family Court Judge; he was in the Rochester area to help her (unsuccessful) reelection campaign.


[wikipedia]List of awards and nominations received by Philip Seymour Hoffman

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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