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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 associate discovered Hoffman in his bathroom with a needle stuck in his left forearm at about 11:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, police said. Two glassine envelopes containing what was thought to be heroin were near his body, and five empty envelopes were found in the trash, police said. The city medical examiner has not yet determined a cause of death. Hoffman rose to fame through his pinpoint-precise movie portrayals of oddballs,...

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