Philip Seymour Hoffman

 

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: versatile character actor who had won a best-actor Oscar in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in Capote and created a gallery of other vivid characters including many of them slovenly and slightly dissipated comic figures, but who was nominated for Oscars four times in all.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent drug overdose

 

Born: July 23, 1967

 

Died: February 2, 2014

 

Location: Manhattan, New York