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    Philip Seymour Hoffman: A Look Back at His Most Memorable Roles

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette

    Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday, Feb. 2. He was 46.

    Shortly after the news broke, Hoffman's colleagues and friends shared their condolences and mourned his loss on Twitter.

    The critically acclaimed actor's illustrious career spanned more than two decades and he won the Oscar for Capote. He also garnered three Tony nominations for his performances on stage.

    He was also nominated for three additional Oscars for his revered work in The Master, Doubt and Charlie Wilson's War.

    Let's take a look back at some of the accomplished thespian's most memorable roles:

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote, Movies Sony Pictures

    Capote: Perhaps Hoffman's most well-known role was as author Truman Capote in the 2005 biopic Capote. He won the Golden Globe, SAG Award and Oscar.

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Savages, Movies Fox Searchlight

    The Savages: Hoffman and Laura Linney portrayed siblings taking on the responsibility of caring for their ailing father in the 2007 comedy-drama.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Boogie Nights, Movies Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com

    Boogie Nights: Hoffman broke our hearts as Scotty J., a gay boom operator hopelessly in love with Mark Wahlberg's porn star Dirk Diggler, in Paul Thomas Anderson's 1997 drama.

    Charlie Wilson's War: Philip Seymour Hoffman Francois Duhamel / Universal Studios

    Charlie Wilson's War: Hoffman's role as maverick CIA agent Gust Avrakotos earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt, Movies Miramax Films

    Doubt: Hoffman starred as a Father Brendan Flynn opposite Meryl Streep, Amy Adams and Viola Davis in the 2008 drama-mystery. All four actors garnered Oscar nominations.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Moneyball, Movies Columbia Pictures

    Moneyball: Hoffman portrayed disgruntled Oakland Athletics coach Art Howe and went head-to-head with Brad Pitt in the baseball flick.

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    The Master, Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Movies Weinstein Company

    The Master: Paul Thomas Anderson's 2012 drama featured Hoffman as the leader of a religious movement. He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Movies Lionsgate

    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Hoffman planned an unforgettable 75th Annual Hunger Games as Head Gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee in the action-adventure thriller.

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