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Philip Seymour Hoffman

Performer
( b. Jul 23, 1967 Fairport, New York, USA - d. Feb 02, 2014 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Relations: Partner of Mimi O'Donnell

Biography: Philip Seymour Hoffman was born on July 23, 1967, in Fairport, New York to Marilyn Loucks and Gordon Hoffman. He began acting in high school, and then attended Circle in the Square Theater School and New York University Tisch School of the Arts. He appeared in over 50 films in less than 25 years. He served as artistic director of the Labyrinth Theater Company for a time. His longtime partner was costume designer and Labyrinth Theater Company artistic director Mimi O'Donnell, with whom he had three children: Cooper, Tallulah and Willa.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "The Big Lebowski," "Boogie Nights," "Moneyball," "Almost Famous," "The Hunger Games," "The Master," "Red Dragon," "Magnolia," "Scent of a Woman," "Twister," "Charlie Wilson's War," "The Ides of March," "Cold Mountain," "Doubt," "Pirate Radio," "Capote," "A Most Wanted Man," and "Punch-Drunk Love." Television credits include: "Louie," "Happyish," "Inside the Actors Studio," "The Daily Show," "Arthur," "Entertainment Tonight," "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and "Charlie Rose."

Other Awards: Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for "Capote" in 2006.

Trivia:
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on February 5, 2014.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Death of a Salesman
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman [Willy Loman]
Mar 15, 2012 - Jun 02, 2012
Long Day's Journey Into Night
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Also Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman [James Tyrone, Jr.]
May 06, 2003 - Aug 31, 2003
True West
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman [Austin, Lee]
Mar 02, 2000 - Jul 29, 2000
2012 Tony Award® Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Death of a Salesman [nominee]
Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman
2012 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play
Death of a Salesman [nominee]
Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman
2007 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman (for "Jack Goes Boating") [nominee]
2003 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Play
Long Day's Journey Into Night [nominee]
Also Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman
2003 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman (for "Our Lady of 121st Street") [nominee]
2003 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Long Day's Journey Into Night [nominee]
Also Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman
2001 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman (for "Jesus Hopped the A Train") [nominee]
2000 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
True West [nominee]
Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman
2000 Theatre World Award
winner True West [recipient]
Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman
2000 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play
True West [nominee]
Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman
2000 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman (for "The Author's Voice") [nominee]
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