67°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Thu
89°
71°
60%
Fri
86°
70°
60%
Sat
86°
69°
40%
Follow our weather team on social media

Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment

1 year ago February 02, 2014 Feb 2, 2014 Sunday, February 02 2014 Sunday, February 02, 2014 12:52:01 PM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW YORK - Police say Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his New York City apartment. He was 46.

Hoffman was found dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan home. His cause of death wasn't officially determined.

Hoffman, who was no matinee idol figure with his tubby, lumpy build and limp blond hair, made his career mostly as a character actor. He was nominated for Oscars four times in all, winning in 2005 for "Capote."

One of his breakthrough roles came as a gay member of a porno film crew in "Boogie Nights." He often played comic, slightly off-kilter characters in movies like "The Big Lebowski" and "Almost Famous." More recently, he had a role in "Moneyball" as the grumpy manager of the Oakland Athletics.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
T-Storms
83°
69°
Thu
PM T-Storms
89°
71°
Fri
PM T-Storms
86°
70°
Sat
PM T-Storms
86°
69°
Sun
PM T-Storms
87°
70°