Philip Seymour Hoffman

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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:

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.

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

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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.

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.

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


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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