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Old February 2 2014, 07:25 PM   #1
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Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his apartment. A real shame, he was one of my favourite actors and had a great range. I particularly liked him in Doubt.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:30 PM   #2
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Shame, great actor.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:32 PM   #3
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Oh, fuck no no no. He's one of my absolute favorite actors. Fuck.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:32 PM   #4
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Shame, great actor.
Yeah but he leaves behind a really good body of work - we will still see him for a couple more years on the screen as he had a few things that were in post production.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:33 PM   #5
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Oh no.

I think I liked him best in Almost Famous but he was very good in all the roles I've seen him play. He wasn't that old, was he?
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Old February 2 2014, 07:35 PM   #6
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Re: Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

^ He was 47
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Old February 2 2014, 07:35 PM   #7
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There was a hoax about him being dead on Friday, but it appears this is true.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:39 PM   #8
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According to the NY Post, it was due to a drug overdose.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:40 PM   #9
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Oh, fuck no no no. He's one of my absolute favorite actors. Fuck.
Pretty much this.

I loved him as an actor, and he seemed quite personable in the interviews I'd seen.

His poor kids...
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Old February 2 2014, 07:40 PM   #10
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Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his apartment. A real shame, he was one of my favourite actors and had a great range. I particularly liked him in Doubt.
Agreed. He was a GREAT, not a good, actor.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:45 PM   #11
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Terrible news. He's been struggling with heroin addiction for some time and went through rehab last year. May he rest in peace.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:46 PM   #12
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Holy shit, this is incredibly shocking.
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Old February 2 2014, 07:57 PM   #13
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Shit. This is so sad on every level. Such a colossal acting talent. The guy could turn junk into art simply with a few minutes of his screen presence.
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Old February 2 2014, 08:02 PM   #14
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Dammit. He was easily one of the best actors of this generation, and just a pretty cool guy all around.

Rest in peace, Phillip.
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