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Philip Seymour Hoffman

Film Director / Film Producer / Character Actor / Actor / Theatre Director | * 07/23/1967 († 46, 02/02/2014) | Fairport - New York - USA
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Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor, director, and producer. Best known for his distinctive supporting and character roles—typically lowlifes, eccentrics, bullies and misfits—he acted in many films, including leading roles, from the early 1990s until his death in 2014. Born and raised in Fairport, New York, Hoffman was drawn to theater in his youth after attending a stage production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons at age 12. Hoffman studied acting at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and began his screen career in a 1991 episode of Law & Order and started to appear in films in 1992. He gained recognition for his supporting work, notably in Scent of a Woman (1992), Twister (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), Patch Adams (1998), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Philip Seymour Hoffman

2x Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play Academy Award for Best Actor Theatre World Award Golden Globe Award Volpi Cup for Best Actor BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role 3x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor 2x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

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Movies with Philip Seymour Hoffman as Actor(74)

as Assistant2019 Michael Penn: Try
as Phil Parma2019 Aimee Mann: Save Me
as Plutarch Heavensbee2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
as Mickey Scarpato2014 God's Pocket
as Plutarch Heavensbee2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
as Günther Bachmann2014 A Most Wanted Man
as Plutarch Heavensbee2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
as Lancaster Dodd2013 Back Beyond
as himself2013 Salinger
as Himself - Actor2013 Salinger
as Robert Gelbart2012 A Late Quartet
as Lancaster Dodd2012 The Master
as Art Howe2011 Moneyball
as Paul Zara2011 The Ides of March
as Jack2010 Jack Goes Boating
as Max Jerry Horovitz (voice)2009 Mary and Max
as Jim the Bartender2009 The Invention of Lying
as Le Comte2009 The Boat That Rocked
as Father Brendan Flynn2008 Doubt
as Caden Cotard2008 Synecdoche, New York
as Jon Savage2007 The Savages
as Gust Avrakotos2007 Charlie Wilson's War
as Owen Davian2006 Mission: Impossible III
as Truman Capote2005 Capote
as Charlie Mayne2005 Empire Falls
as Sandy Lyle2004 Along Came Polly
as Dean Trumbull2003 Mattress Man Commercial
as Dan Mahowny2003 Owning Mahowny
as Reverend Veasey2003 Cold Mountain
as Dean Trumbell2002 Punch-Drunk Love
as Freddy Lounds2002 Red Dragon
as Jacob Elinsky2002 25th Hour
as Wilson Joel2002 Love Liza
as Lester Bangs2000 Almost Famous
as Joseph Turner White2000 State and Main
as Rusty1999 Flawless
as Phil Parma1999 Magnolia
as Freddie Miles1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley
as Brandt1998 The Big Lebowski
as Allen1998 Happiness
as Mitch Roman1998 Patch Adams
as Duncan1998 Montana
1997 Culture
as Scotty J.1997 Boogie Nights
as Dustin Davis1996 Twister
as Young craps player1996 Hard Eight
as Officer Raymer1994 Nobody's Fool
as Frank Hansen1994 The Getaway
as Martin1994 Szuler
as Cochran1993 Money for Nothing
as Wiley McCall1993 Joey Breaker
as Chuck Bronski1993 My Boyfriend's Back
as George Willis, Jr.1992 Scent of a Woman
as Matt1992 Leap of Faith
as Chris1992 My New Gun
as Editor1987 Broadcast News

TV Shows/Series with Philip Seymour Hoffman as Actor(12)

Movies with Philip Seymour Hoffman as Crew(7)

Production/Producer2014 God's Pocket
Crew/In Memory Of2014 A Most Wanted Man
Crew/Thanks2013 Feed Me
Directing/Director2010 Jack Goes Boating
Production/Executive Producer2010 Jack Goes Boating

Born: Sunday, 07/23 1967 (July) in Fairport
Died: Sunday, 02/02 2014 (February) in Manhattan (aged: 46)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Circle in the Square Theatre School, Fairport High School
Siblings: Gordy Hoffman
Father: Gordon Hoffman
Mother: Marilyn O'Connor
Other names for Philip Seymour Hoffman (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Филип Сеймур Хоффман"
Philip Seymour Hoffman frequently works together with these people:
Suzanne Collins (9x, Crew)
Naomi Watts (8x, Actress)
Jon Brion (8x, Crew)
Julianne Moore (7x, Actress)
Samuel L. Jackson (7x, Actor)
Billy Bob Thornton (7x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (7x, Actress)
Hugh Grant (7x, Actor)
Martin Short (7x, Actor)
Jeffrey Wright (6x, Actor)
Dylan Tichenor (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:619, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/01/2021