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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:
74
First Appeared:
In the series Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Los juegos del hambre: Sinsajo. Parte 2 2015-11-18
Known For
Poster of Empire Falls
Poster of HypaSpace
Poster of The Directors
Filmography
Movie Los juegos del hambre: Sinsajo. Parte 2 Plutarch Heavensbee 2015-11-18
Movie El hombre más buscado Günther Bachmann 2014-07-25
Movie El misterio de God's Pocket Mickey Scarpato 2014-05-09
Movie Los juegos del hambre: Sinsajo. Parte 1 Plutarch Heavensbee 2014-11-18
Movie Back Beyond Lancaster Dodd 2013-02-26
Movie Salinger Himself 2013-09-06
Movie Los juegos del hambre: En llamas Plutarch Heavensbee 2013-11-15
Movie Los idus de marzo Paul Zara 2012-03-09
Movie The Master Lancaster Dodd 2012-09-07
Movie El último concierto Robert Gelbart 2012-11-02
Movie A Child's Garden of Poetry 2011-04-28
Movie Moneyball: Rompiendo las reglas Art Howe 2011-09-22
Movie Una cita para el verano Jack 2010-09-23
Movie Descubriendo a John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie Mary and Max Max Jerry Horovitz (voice) 2009-02-09
Movie Increíble pero falso Jim the Bartender 2009-09-13
Movie Radio encubierta Le Comte 2009-04-01
Movie Synecdoche, New York Caden Cotard 2008-10-24
Movie La duda Father Brendan Flynn 2008-11-27
Movie La familia Savages Jon Savage 2007-01-19
Movie Antes que el diablo sepa que has muerto Andy Hanson 2007-09-26
Movie La guerra de Charlie Wilson Gust Avrakotos 2007-12-19
Movie Misión imposible 3 Owen Davian 2006-05-03
Movie De vuelta al insti Henry 2006-07-28
Series Empire Falls Charlie Mayne 2005-05-28
Movie Truman Capote Truman Capote 2005-09-30
Movie Y entonces llegó ella Sandy Lyle 2004-01-16
Movie Owning Mahowny Dan Mahowny 2003-05-02
Movie Cold Mountain Reverend Veasey 2003-12-24
Movie Mattress Man Commercial Dean Trumbull 2003-07-02
Series HypaSpace 2002-05-13
Series Icons Unknown 2002-05-01
Movie El dragón rojo Freddy Lounds 2002-09-29
Movie Embriagado de amor Dean Trumbell 2002-10-25
Movie Con amor, Liza Wilson Joel 2002-12-30
Movie La última noche Jacob Elinsky 2002-12-16
Movie Last Party 2000 2001-11-02
Movie Casi famosos Lester Bangs 2000-09-15
Movie That Moment: Magnolia Diary Himself 2000-01-01
Movie State and Main Joseph Turner White 2000-08-26
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-01-01
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Magnolia Phil Parma 1999-12-10
Movie El talento de Mr. Ripley Freddie Miles 1999-12-25
Movie Nadie es perfecto Rusty 1999-11-26
Movie Montana Duncan 1998-01-01
Movie El gran Lebowski Brandt 1998-03-06
Movie Patch Adams Mitch Roman 1998-12-25
Movie Happiness Allen 1998-10-16
Movie Próxima parada Wonderland Sean 1998-08-21
Movie Culture 1997-10-01
Movie Boogie nights Scotty J. 1997-10-07
Movie Sidney (Hard Eight) Young craps player 1996-02-28
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Twister Dustin Davis 1996-05-10
Movie The Fifteen Minute Hamlet 1995-01-01
Movie Szuler Martin 1994-03-10
Movie The Getaway (La huida) Frank Hansen 1994-02-11
Movie Ni un pelo de tonto Officer Raymer 1994-12-23
Movie The Yearling 1994-04-24
Movie Cuando un hombre ama a una mujer Gary 1994-04-29
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Joey Breaker Wiley McCall 1993-03-04
Movie ¡Qué muerto de novio! 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 Esencia de mujer George Willis, Jr. 1992-12-23
Movie El charlatán Matt 1992-12-18
Movie Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole Clutch 1991-02-16
Series Ley y orden Steven Hanauer 1990-09-13
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18