Philip Seymour Hoffman: A Life in Movies

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Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead on this Super Bowl Sunday morning. He will be greatly missed, but leaves behind a legacy of outstanding work in the movies. 

Hoffman was nominated for four Oscars during his career, and won for his role in Capote

Click through and check out some of his most memorable work onscreen. 

1. Philip Seymour Hoffman in Catching Fire

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Catching Fire
Hoffman was an impeccable choice to join the cast of Catching Fire. His Plutarch Heavensbee is unforgettable.

2. Philip Seymour Hoffman in The Master

Philip Seymour Hoffman in The Master
Hoffman commanded the screen. That was never more clear than in The Master.

3. Philip Seymour Hoffman in Moneyball

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Moneyball
Who would have thought that Hoffman would be perfect for a baseball movie? Well, with talent like his, in hindsight, his riveting role in Moneyball should not have surprised.

4. Philip Seymour Hoffman in Quartet

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Quartet
Quartet was a true, well, quartet. But, the one we couldn't take our eyes off of was Hoffman.

5. Philip Seymour Hoffman in Boogie Nights

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights star Philip Seymour Hoffman. The movie was one of his first roles.

6. Philip Seymour Hoffman in Doubt

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Doubt
Star of Doubt, Philip Seymour Hoffman. The Oscar nominated movie featured Hoffman as a priest who may or not be who he says he is.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman is an Academy Award winning actor that broke into the film industry in 1992 in Scent of a Woman. He won his Academy Award for his role of Truman Capote in Capote. After that he was nominated for a second Academy Award for his role in Charlie Wilson's War. He's a very talented man and very deserving of them.

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