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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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Jul 23, 1967 In Fairport - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series David Copperfield 1065-12-26
Latest Project:
Movie Die Tribute von Panem - Mockingjay Teil 2 2015-11-18
Known For
Poster of A Child's Garden of Poetry
Poster of Punch-Drunk Love
Poster of Der talentierte Mr. Ripley
Poster of Sechs Richtige
Movie Die Tribute von Panem - Mockingjay Teil 2 Plutarch Heavensbee 2015-11-18
Movie Leben und Sterben in God's Pocket Mickey Scarpato 2014-05-09
Movie A Most Wanted Man Günther Bachmann 2014-07-25
Movie Die Tribute von Panem - Mockingjay Teil 1 Plutarch Heavensbee 2014-11-18
Series Shock Horror Aunty Chris 2013-02-06
Movie The Master: Back Beyond Lancaster Dodd 2013-02-26
Movie Die Tribute von Panem - Catching Fire Plutarch Heavensbee 2013-11-15
Movie Salinger Himself 2013-09-06
Series Attack on Titan Jacob Elinsky 2013-04-06
Movie Saiten des Lebens Robert Gelbart 2012-11-02
Movie A Child's Garden of Poetry 2011-04-28
Movie Die Kunst zu gewinnen - Moneyball Art Howe 2011-09-22
Movie The Ides of March - Tage des Verrats Paul Zara 2011-09-24
Movie Jack in Love Jack 2010-09-23
Series Shalom Sesame Officer Raymer 2010-10-05
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie Mary & Max, oder - Schrumpfen Schafe, wenn es regnet Max Jerry Horovitz (voice) 2009-02-09
Movie Radio Rock Revolution Le Comte 2009-04-01
Movie Lügen macht erfinderisch Jim the Bartender 2009-09-13
Series Gone Country Father Brendan Flynn 2008-01-25
Movie Synecdoche, New York Caden Cotard 2008-10-24
Movie Der Krieg des Charlie Wilson Gust Avrakotos 2007-12-19
Movie Die Geschwister Savage Jon Savage 2007-01-19
Movie Tödliche Entscheidung Andy Hanson 2007-09-26
Movie Mission: Impossible III Owen Davian 2006-05-03
Series Rent-a-Goalie Matt 2006-10-01
Movie Strangers with Candy Henry 2006-07-28
Movie Welcome to Dongmakgol 2005-08-04
Movie Empire Falls – Schicksal einer Stadt Charlie Mayne 2005-05-28
Movie Capote Truman Capote 2005-09-30
Movie ...und dann kam Polly Sandy Lyle 2004-01-16
Movie Owning Mahowny - Nichts geht mehr Dan Mahowny 2003-05-02
Movie Punch-Drunk Love Dean Trumbell 2003-04-17
Movie Mattress Man Commercial Dean Trumbull 2003-07-02
Series HypaSpace 2002-05-13
Movie Roter Drache Freddy Lounds 2002-09-29
Movie Love Liza Wilson Joel 2002-12-30
Movie That Moment: Magnolia Diary Himself 2000-01-01
Series The Gavin Crawford Show Dustin Davis 2000-06-19
Series Sealab 2021 Phil Parma 2000-12-21
Movie State and Main Joseph Turner White 2000-08-26
Movie Almost Famous - Fast berühmt Lester Bangs 2000-09-15
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-01-01
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Makellos Rusty 1999-11-26
Movie Der talentierte Mr. Ripley Freddie Miles 1999-12-25
Movie Wiege der Angst Duncan 1998-01-01
Movie Next Stop Wonderland Sean 1998-08-21
Movie Unknown Allen 1998-10-16
Movie Patch Adams Mitch Roman 1998-12-25
Movie Culture 1997-10-01
Movie Boogie Nights Scotty J. 1997-10-07
Movie Last Exit Reno Young craps player 1996-02-28
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Die Wildnis ruft 1994-04-24
Series seaQuest DSV Reverend Veasey 1994-01-19
Movie Getaway - Auf der Flucht Frank Hansen 1994-02-11
Movie When a Man Loves a Woman Gary 1994-04-29
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Mein Freund, der Zombie Chuck Bronski 1993-08-06
Movie Joey Breaker Wiley McCall 1993-03-04
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Sechs Richtige Lancaster Dodd 1993-09-22
Movie Money for Nothing Cochran 1993-09-10
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Der Duft der Frauen George Willis, Jr. 1992-12-23
Movie Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole Clutch 1991-02-16
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series College Fieber Brandt 1987-09-24
Movie Pulgasari Unknown 1985-01-01
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Frankensteins Tod Unknown 1957-11-23
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20
Series David Copperfield 1065-12-26