Creator / Philip Seymour Hoffman

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"I didn't go out looking for negative characters; I went out looking for people who have a struggle and a fight to tackle. That's what interests me."

Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 - February 2, 2014) was a versatile American film and theater actor best known for playing the title role in Capote and his collaborations with Paul Thomas Anderson. He won the Academy Award for Capote and was nominated three other times.

His career was cut short by his sudden death from a drug overdose in February 2014.

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