Philip Seymour Hoffman was born on July 23, 1967 in Fairport, New York. He died from a heroin overdose in his Greenwich Village apartment on February 2, 2014.
Sometimes Philip Seymour Hoffman is credited as Philip S. Hoffman, Philip Hoffman, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and or Phil Hoffman.
In 1991 Philip Seymour Hoffman made his film debut in TRIPLE BOGEYON A PAR FIVE HOLE. But it was in 1992 when Philip had his first big hit MY NEW GUN.
The role that really got Philip Seymour Hoffman recognition was in Paul Thomas Anderson's BOOGIE NIGHTS, in 1997.
Julianne Moore and Philip Seymour Hoffman have appeared in three films to-date, in 3 consecutive years, starting in 1997's BOOGIE NIGHTS, followed by THE BIG LEBOWSKI, and then, in 1999, MAGNOLIA.
Philip Seymour Hoffman has earned two Tony nominations to-date. His first was in 2000 for Best Actor for the revival of TRUE WEST, His second Tony nomination was in 2003, again for Best Actor for the revival of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT.
In the 2006 edition of Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time, Philip Seymour Hoffman was ranked #35 for his role as Truman Capote, in CAPOTE.
An award winning role for Philip Seymour Hoffman was the title role in CAPOTE .Philip won the Film Critics Award as Best Actor, and Philip also won the Best Actor Oscar among othe acting honors.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's other notable credits include...
JACK GOES BOATING (2010)
THE INVENTION OF LYING (2009)
PIRATE RADIO (2009)
MARY AND MAX (2009)
SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK (2008)
CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR (2007)
BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOUR DEAD (2007)
THE SAVAGES (2007)
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE III (2006)
ALONG CAME POLLY (2004)
COLD MOUNTAIN (2003)
RED DRAGON (2002)
THE TALENTED MY. RIPLEY (1999)
PATCH ADAMS (1998)
THE BIG LEBOWSKI (1998)
MY BOYFRIEND'S BACK (1993)
LEAP OF FAITH (1992)
Hoffman and his co-stars in ALONG CAME POLLY (2004)
Philip Seymour Hoffman in MISSION IMPOSSIBLE III (2006)
Philip Seymour CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR
Philip Seymour Hoffman in THE BIG LEBOWSKI