Oscar-winning actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead today allegedly from a drug overdose at the age of 46. Hoffman was found in the bathroom of his Manhattan apartment this morning, according to the New York Police Department. Hoffman’s family released a statement, “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone. This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving. Please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers.” It is being reported by ABCNews, that Hoffman was found with a needle sticking out his arm.
Hoffman won the Best Actor Academy Award for his role in the 2005 film “Capote,” for his portrayal of Truman Capote. In 2013 Hoffman entered rehab for an addiction to heroin, as he had struggled with addiction to drugs and alcohol since his 20’s. Hoffman is survived by partner, Mimi O’Donnell and their three children together, Tallulah, Willow, and Cooper.
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