Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at Age 46
Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has died at the age of 46.
The New York Post is reporting, Hoffman was found in his Manhattan apartment this morning with a hypodermic needle in his arm.
Police are still investigating but heroin was found in the apartment.
Hoffman has had problems with drugs in the past. He'd even checked into rehab last year after a relapse.
Fans are expressing their shock and sorrow over this great loss on social media.
Ahhh man, so sad about Philip Seymour Hoffman. He will be missed. What a talent. #rip
— Jerrod Niemann (@jrodfromoz) February 2, 2014
Wow. What a loss. So sad. Rest in peace.
— Jana Kramer (@kramergirl) February 2, 2014
RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. Such horrible news.
— Cassadee Pope (@CassadeePope) February 2, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman was a brilliant, talented man. The news this morning is shocking and sad. My heart goes out to his loved ones.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) February 2, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman built characters out of flesh and fire. We've lost one of the best. Gutted.
— Cameron Bailey (@cameron_tiff) February 2, 2014
My prayers go out to Philip and his family. We lost such an amazing and a talented actor. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman!
— Avril Lavigne (@MyFlawlessAvril) February 2, 2014
The World lost one of the greats today! Philip Seymour Hoffman.... Rest in Peace
— Chris Cagle (@chriscagle) February 2, 2014
An unimaginable loss. Panem will not be the same. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. http://t.co/jAqncwpFK8
— Hunger-Games.Net (@hungergamesnet) February 2, 2014
Hoffman was in the middle of shooting 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.' He won a Best Actor Oscar for the 2005 film 'Capote.'
Hoffman has starred in several movies and is well know in Hollywood.