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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Theater world recalls a 'great light'

    Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Theater world recalls a 'great light'
    Unlike many A-list Hollywood stars, Philip Seymour Hoffman never left theater behind. Stage acting and directing remained a cornerstone of Hoffman's career, which encompassed the lofty heights of Broadway and the less-exalted world of small theater....
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Possible heroin found near body, police say

    Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Possible heroin found near body, police say
    Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said, adding that two glassine envelopes containing what police suspected to be heroin were found near his body....
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dies at 46; Oscar-winning actor

    Philip Seymour Hoffman dies at 46; Oscar-winning actor
    Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the most acclaimed character actors and ambitious performers of his generation, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 46. A business...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman: A Lester Bangs for the ages

    Philip Seymour Hoffman: A Lester Bangs for the ages
    The most important thing I've ever learned about music writing came out of the mouth of Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Almost Famous." As the scabrous rock critic Lester Bangs, Hoffman plays the part with a perfect mix of grumpiness and unkillable...
  • 'Ride Along' cruises. Super Bowl ads. R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman.

    'Ride Along' cruises. Super Bowl ads. R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman.
    After the coffee. Before seeing how many watched the Super Bowl. The Skinny: Man that was one ugly game. I'm going to guess that this year's audience will be smaller than last year's, which was just over 108 million people. How about that episode of...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's final screen appearances to come

    Philip Seymour Hoffman's final screen appearances to come
    The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday marked the abrupt end to an acclaimed career, but for audiences there will be much more of his performances to savor. The prolific actor had recently shot a wide variety of work that will be seen at numerous...
  • Shawn Pyfrom of 'Desperate Housewives' fame admits he's an addict

    Shawn Pyfrom of 'Desperate Housewives' fame admits he's an addict
    "Desperate Housewives" alum Shawn Pyfrom, in the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman's untimely death, has admitted that he is an addict and has struggled with drug and alcohol abuse. Hoffman, the 46-year-old "Hunger Games" and "Capote" actor, who was...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dies amid major comeback of heroin in the U.S.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman dies amid major comeback of heroin in the U.S.
    NEW YORK -- Sometimes the traffickers inject liquid heroin into jeans so they can ship the drug where it needs to go. Sometimes it's a fake coconut or bananas. In a few cases, according to federal officials, heroin is injected into the bellies of dogs....
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's death calls attention to rise in heroin use

    Philip Seymour Hoffman's death calls attention to rise in heroin use
    NEW YORK — The death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman underscores a surge in heroin use reminiscent of the 1970s and early '80s. More than 660,000 Americans used heroin in 2012, health officials say — nearly double the number...
  • Super Bowl sets record! Adult Swim adds hour. Clooney talks.

    Super Bowl sets record! Adult Swim adds hour. Clooney talks.
    After the coffee. Before seeing my accountant. The Skinny: I'm still watching "The Following" but I don't know how much longer I can take it. On last night's episode, Ryan Hardy stares so hard at a potential suspect that she figures out he's on to...
  • Super Bowl ads: Movies show up but don't leave biggest impression

    Super Bowl ads: Movies show up but don't leave biggest impression
    This year's crop of movie trailers airing during the Super Bowl featured such memorable sights as a sword-wielding robot riding a mechanical dinosaur, a flood of truly biblical proportions and a web-slinging superhero battling an electricity-powered...