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Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor and director. Hoffman began acting in television in 1991, and the following year started to appear in films. He gradually gained recognition for his supporting work in a series of notable films, including Scent of a Woman (1992), Twister (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Almost Famous (2000), 25th Hour (2002), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Cold Mountain (2003), and Along Came Polly (2004).   In 2005, Hoffman played the title role in the biographical film Capote (2005), for which he won multiple acting awards including an Academy Award for Best Actor. He received another two Academy Award nominations for his supporting work in Charlie Wilson's War (2007) and Doubt (2008). Other critically acclaimed films in recent years have included Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) and The Savages (2007). In 2010, Hoffman made his feature film directorial debut with Jack Goes Boating‎. Hoffman is also an accomplished theater actor and director. He joined the LAByrinth Theater Company in 1995, and has directed and performed in numerous Off-Broadway productions. His performances in two Broadway plays led to two Tony Award nominations: one for Best Leading Actor in True West (2000), and another for Best Featured Actor in Long Day's Journey into Night (2003).  Description above from the Wikipedia article Philip Seymour Hoffman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 23, 1967 In Fairport - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Broadcast News 1987-12-16
Latest Project:
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 2015-11-18
Known For
Poster of Salinger
Poster of Red Dragon
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Poster of Szuler
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Plutarch Heavensbee 2015-11-18
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie God's Pocket Mickey Scarpato 2014-05-09
Movie A Most Wanted Man Günther Bachmann 2014-07-25
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Plutarch Heavensbee 2014-11-19
Movie Salinger Self - Actor 2013-09-06
Movie Back Beyond Lancaster Dodd 2013-02-26
Movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Plutarch Heavensbee 2013-11-15
Movie The Master Lancaster Dodd 2012-09-07
Movie A Late Quartet Robert Gelbart 2012-11-02
Movie A Child's Garden of Poetry 2011-04-28
Movie The Ides of March Paul Zara 2011-09-24
Movie Moneyball Art Howe 2011-09-22
Movie Jack Goes Boating Jack 2010-09-23
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie Mary and Max Max Jerry Horovitz (voice) 2009-02-09
Movie The Boat That Rocked Le Comte 2009-04-01
Movie The Invention of Lying Jim the Bartender 2009-09-13
Movie Doubt Father Brendan Flynn 2008-02-27
Movie Synecdoche, New York Caden Cotard 2008-10-24
Movie The Savages Jon Savage 2007-01-19
Movie The True Story of Charlie Wilson's War 2007-06-12
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Gust Avrakotos 2007-12-19
Movie Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Andy Hanson 2007-09-26
Movie Mission: Impossible III Owen Davian 2006-05-03
Movie Strangers with Candy Henry 2006-07-28
Movie Capote Truman Capote 2005-09-30
Series Empire Falls Charlie Mayne 2005-05-28
Movie Along Came Polly Sandy Lyle 2004-01-16
Movie Owning Mahowny Dan Mahowny 2003-05-02
Movie Mattress Man Commercial Dean Trumbull 2003-07-02
Series HypaSpace Himself 2002-05-13
Series Icons Unknown 2002-05-01
Movie Red Dragon Freddy Lounds 2002-09-29
Movie Punch-Drunk Love Dean Trumbell 2002-10-25
Movie Love Liza Wilson Joel 2002-12-30
Movie 25th Hour Jacob Elinsky 2002-12-16
Movie Last Party 2000 2001-11-02
Movie That Moment: Magnolia Diary Himself 2000-01-01
Movie Almost Famous Lester Bangs 2000-09-15
Movie State and Main Joseph Turner White 2000-08-26
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-01-01
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Magnolia Phil Parma 1999-12-10
Movie Flawless Rusty 1999-11-26
Movie The Talented Mr. Ripley Freddie Miles 1999-12-25
Movie The Big Lebowski Brandt 1998-03-06
Movie Montana Duncan 1998-01-01
Movie Happiness Allen 1998-10-16
Movie Next Stop Wonderland Sean 1998-08-21
Movie Patch Adams Mitch Roman 1998-12-25
Movie Culture 1997-10-01
Movie Boogie Nights Scotty J. 1997-10-07
Movie Hard Eight Young craps player 1996-02-28
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The Fifteen Minute Hamlet Bernardo, Horatio & Laertes 1995-01-01
Movie Szuler Martin 1994-03-10
Movie The Yearling Buck 1994-04-24
Movie When a Man Loves a Woman Gary 1994-04-29
Movie Nobody's Fool Officer Raymer 1994-12-23
Movie Joey Breaker Wiley McCall 1993-03-04
Movie My Boyfriend's Back Chuck Bronski 1993-08-06
Movie Money for Nothing Cochran 1993-09-10
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie My New Gun Chris 1992-10-26
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Scent of a Woman George Willis, Jr. 1992-12-23
Movie Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole Clutch 1991-02-16
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Movie Broadcast News Editor 1987-12-16
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