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Philip was born on July 23rd, 1967. He died on February 2nd, 2014 in West Village, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (acute mixed drug intoxication). Known to his close friends as Phil, he has been a credited actor since the 1993 film Money for Nothing.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. He has starred in six films including the 2013 documentary film Salinger as the character Himself, the 2008 drama movie Synecdoche, New York playing Caden Cotard and the 2007 crime release Before the Devil Knows You're Dead cast as Andy.
Philip has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-two films including: the 2014 adventure film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 as the character Plutarch Heavensbee, the 2011 biography movie Moneyball playing Art Howe and the 2011 drama release The Ides of March cast as Paul Zara.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2014 adventure film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, which brought in $277,000,000 at the box office.
In 2005 Philip Seymour Hoffman produced his first movie, the biography film Capote.
Philip is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least four magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over eight publications and featured in twenty-three magazine articles.
As an actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on four occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Truman Capote in the 2005 film Capote. Philip Seymour Hoffman was also nominated for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Gust Avrakotos in the 2007 movie Charlie Wilson's War , Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Father Brendan Flynn in the 2008 movie Doubt and Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Lancaster Dodd in the 2012 movie The Master .