Philip Seymour Hoffman – Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Large
Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.77 m)
Weight 86 kg (189 lbs)
Hair Color Red
Eye Color Blue
Gender Male
Date of Birth July 23, 1967
Full Name Philip Seymour Hoffman
Profession Actor, Director, Producer
Nationality American
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
Zodiac Sign Leo

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


Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole

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

Past Relationships:

Mimi O’Donnell


Who was Philip Seymour Hoffman?

Philip Seymour Hoffman was an American actor, director, producer, born on 23 July, 1967 in Fairport, New York, United States.

When did Philip Seymour Hoffman pass away?

Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away on February 2, 2014.

What was the cause of death?

The cause of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death was Combined drug intoxication.

How old was Philip Seymour Hoffman at the time of death?

Philip Seymour Hoffman was 46 years old when he passed away.

How tall was Philip Seymour Hoffman?

Philip Seymour Hoffman was 5 feet 9 inches (1.77 m).

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