Philip Seymour Hoffman – Biography, Facts & Life Story
His Social Media Profiles
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 9½ inches (1.77 m)|
|Weight||86 kg (189 lbs)|
|Date of Birth||July 23, 1967|
|Full Name||Philip Seymour Hoffman|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Producer|
|Date of Death||February 2, 2014|
|Place of Death||West Village, New York, United States|
|Cause of Death||Combined drug intoxication|
|Birthplace||Fairport, New York, United States|
Philip Seymour Hoffman was an American actor who was born on 23rd July 1967 and died on 2nd February 2014. He was known as an acclaimed director, and producer.
He is still remembered for his supporting and character roles. He worked in many films and played leading roles from the 90s until his death in 2014.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was born and grew up in Fairport, NYC,USA. He started off his career through theatre. Initially, he attended a stage production of Arthur Miller’s ‘All My Sons at age 12’.
Hoffman was a well-known, talented, and most celebrated actor who got trained in acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
In 1991, he started his career through the episode of ‘Law & Order’ and later, made an appearance in 1992. He also earned recognition for his supporting work, mainly in ‘Scent of a Woman’, released in 1992.
Philip Hoffman, however, made prolific career by working on innumerable movies. And some of them are most popular, such as; ‘Patch Adams’ in 1998, ‘Happiness’ in 1998, ‘Boogie Nights; in 1997, ‘Twister’ in 1996, and many more that are worth watching.
It’s hard to explain his qualities in just few words as the veteran (late) actor established himself a renowned, iconic character in the Hollywood industry. We can see his excellent acting prowess in his remarkable performances.
The award-winning star is now an inspiration to many aspiring and emerging stars.
Throughout his career life, Hoffman was honored with various awards. Also, he won several nominations including three Oscar nominations for his supporting work as a brutally frank CIA officer in ‘War’ in 2007, directed by Charlie Wilson.
Philip Seymour Hoffman Education
Qualification: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
School: Fairport High School
New York State Summer School of the Arts
College: Royal College of Psychiatrists
Philip Seymour Hoffman Career
Profession: Actor, Director, Producer
Known For: Boogie Nights
Net Worth: USD $35 million Approx
Family & Relatives
Father: Gordon S. Hoffman
Mother: Marilyn O’Connor
Brother: Gordy Hoffman
Sister: Emily Hoffman, Jill Hoffman
Marital Status: Single
No. of Children: 3
Son: Cooper Alexander Hoffman
Daughter: Tallulah Hoffman, Willa Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman Favorites
Hobbies: Loved watching TV and baseball
Favorite Movie: Goodfellas
Favorite TV shows: Breaking Bad