Philip Seymour Hoffman
July 23, 1967
February 2, 2014
5 ft 9½ in | 177 cm
99 kg | 220 lbs
Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in Fairport, New York, United States, on July 23, 1967, was an American actor.
Young Philip Seymour Hoffman began his acting career in off-Broadway theater.
He made his big screen debut in crime film Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole (1991) in role as Klutch.
He got his television debut in NBC police procedural and legal drama series Law & Order (1991) in episode "The Violence of Summer", in role as Steven B. Hanauer.
Philip's breakthrough performance came as Scotty J. in period comedy drama movie Boogie Nights (1997).
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "True West" (2000) in role as Lee / Austin, at Circle in the Square Theatre, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play.
He made his directorial debut with romantic drama film Jack Goes Boating (2010), he also starred in role as Jack.
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He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, a BAFTA Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and the Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his roles in films:
Charlie Wilson's War (2007) biographical comedy drama as Gust Avrakotos
Doubt (2008) drama as Father Brendan Flynn
The Master (2012) psychological drama as Lancaster Dodd
He played Plutarch Heavensbee in Hunger Games series:
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015)
He won the Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Truman Capote in biographical drama movie Capote (2005).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Paul Zara in political drama movie The Ides of March (2011).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Jon Savage in black comedy drama film The Savages (2007).
He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Rusty Zimmerman in crime comedy drama film Flawless (1999).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as Lester Bangs in comedy drama movie Almost Famous (2000).
He won the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as Phil Parma in epic psychological drama film Magnolia (1999).
He won the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Freddie Miles in psychological thriller film The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999).
He won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in a Canadian Film for his role as Dan Mahowny in drama thriller movie Owning Mahowny (2003).
He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his role as Allen in black comedy drama film Happiness (1998).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Owen Davian in action spy movie Mission: Impossible III (2006).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Dean Trumbell in romantic comedy drama film Punch-Drunk Love (2002).
He won the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award for his role as Caden Cotard in postmodern psychological drama film Synecdoche, New York (2008).
He was nominated for the National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA for his role as Andy Hanson in crime thriller film Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007).
He voiced Max Jerry Horowitz in stop-motion animated comedy drama film Mary and Max (2009).
Moneyball (2011) sports drama as Art Howe
25th Hour (2002) drama as Jacob Elinsky
Scent of a Woman (1992) drama as George Willis, Jr.
Twister (1996) action drama as Dustin "Dusty" Davis
The Big Lebowski (1998) comedy crime as Brandt
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Charlie Mayne in HBO television miniseries Empire Falls (2005).
He was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for his voice role as Will Toffman in animated educational series Arthur (2009), in episode "No Acting Please".
He voiced Joseph Plumb Martin in documentary miniseries Liberty! (1997).
Attended Fairport High School.
Graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts (1989), with a B.F.A. degree in Drama.
Attended New York State Summer School of the Arts in Saratoga Springs (1984).
Had German, Irish, English and Dutch ancestry.
Had brother, Gordy and two sisters: Jill, Emily.
He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as James Tyrone, Jr. in a play "Long Day's Journey into Night" (2003), at Plymouth Theatre.
He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as Willy Loman in a play "Death of a Salesman" (2012), at Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
He was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Gene in a play "The Author's Voice & Imagining Brad" (1999), at Greenwich House Theater.
He was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his role as Jack in a paly "Jack Goes Boating" (2007), at The Public Theater.
He was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play for "Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train" (2001) and "Our Lady of 121st Street" (2003).
He was a huge fan of the New York Jets.
Philip died on February 2, 2014, West Village, New York, United States, at age of 46.
He was in a relationship with costume designer Mimi O'Donnell (1999-2013), they had two daughters: Tallulah, Willa and a son, Cooper.