‘The Big Lebowski’ | 1998
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Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Some of his acclaimed portrayals

‘The Big Lebowski’ | 1998
Hoffman, left, portrays Brandt alongide Jeff Bridges’ the Dude in “The Big Lebowski.” (Merrick Morton)
‘The Talented Mr. Ripley | 1999
Hoffman as Freddie Miles in “The Talented Mr. Ripley.” (Phil Bray / Paramount Pictures)
‘Magnolia’ | 1999
Hoffman as Phil Parma in New Line Cinema’s “Magnolia.” (Peter Sorel / New Line)
‘Flawless’ | 1999
Cha Cha (Wilson Jermaine Heredia), Amazing Grace (Nashom Benjamin), Ivana (Scott Allen Cooper) and Rusty (Philip Seymour Hoffman), star as a group of outrageous street-tough New York City drag queens in MGM Pictures’ “Flawless.” (Andrew Schwartz / MGM Pictures)
‘Almost Famous’ | 2000
Hoffman stars as legendary rock writer Lester Bangs in DreamWorks Pictures’ “Almost Famous.” (Neal Preston / DreamWorks Pictures)
‘Punch-Drunk Love’ | 2002
Philip Seymour Hoffman stars as Dean Trumbell in “Punch-Drunk Love.” (Bruce Birmelin / Revolution/New Line Cinema)
‘25th Hour’ | 2002
Barry Pepper, left, Edward Norton and Philip Seymour Hoffman as Jacob Elinsky in “25th Hour.” (David Lee / Touchstone Pictures)
‘Charlie Wilson’s War’ | 2007
Hoffman as CIA agent Gust Avrakotos, right, and Tom Hanks as Congressman Charlie Wilson in “Charlie Wilson’s War.” (Francois Duhamel / Universal Studios)
‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead’ | 2007
Hoffman, left, as Andy and Ethan Hawke as Hank in “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead.” (Will Hart / THINKFilm)
‘The Savages’ | 2007
Hoffman as Jon Savage, with Laura Linney, in “The Savages.” (Andrew Schwartz / Fox Searchlight Pictures)
‘Doubt’ | 2008
Hoffman as Father Flynn in “Doubt.” (Miramax Film Corp)
‘Pirate Radio’ | 2009
Hoffman stars as big, brash American DJ The Count in “Pirate Radio.” (Alex Bailey / Universal Pictures)
‘Jack Goes Boating’ | 2010
Philip Seymour Hoffman stars as Jack, here with Amy Ryan, in Overture Films’ “Jack Goes Boating.” (K.C. Bailey / Overture Films)
‘Moneyball’ | 2011
Philip Seymour Hoffman stars as Art Howe in Columbia Pictures’ drama “Moneyball.” (Melinda Sue Gordon / Columbia TriStar)
‘A Late Quartet’ | 2012
Mark Ivanir, left, Philip Seymour Hoffman (as Robert Gelbart), Christopher Walken and Catherine Keener in “A Late Quartet.” (Entertainment One)
‘The Master’ | 2012
Hoffman stars as Lancaster Dodd in “The Master.” (The Weinstein Company)
‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ | 2013
Hoffman, left, as Plutarch Heavensbee and Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” (Murray Close / Lionsgate)
‘A Most Wanted Man’ | 2014
Hoffman as Gunther Bachmann, with Rachel McAdams, front, in a scene from “A Most Wanted Man,” which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  (Associated Press)