Philip Seymour Hoffman
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