Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Born: 23 Ιούλιος 1967
Died: 02 Φεβρουάριος 2014
Age: 47
Zodiac sign: Farm-Fresh zodiac leo.png Leo
IMDb ID: nm0000450
TMDb ID: 1233
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Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor, director, and producer. Best known for his distinctive supporting and character roles–typically lowlifes, eccentrics, bullies, and misfits—Hoffman acted in many films, including leading roles, from the early 1990s until his death in 2014.

Drawn to theater as a teenager, Hoffman studied acting at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He began his screen career in a 1991 episode of Law & Order and started to appear in films in 1992. He gained recognition for his supporting work, notably in Scent of a Woman (1992), Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), Patch Adams (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Almost Famous (2000), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), and Along Came Polly (2004). He began to occasionally play leading roles, and for his portrayal of the author Truman Capote in Capote (2005), won multiple accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actor. Hoffman's profile continued to grow and he received three more Oscar nominations for his supporting work as a brutally frank CIA officer in Charlie Wilson's War (2007), a priest accused of pedophilia in Doubt (2008), and the charismatic leader of a Scientology-type movement in The Master (2012).

While he mainly worked in independent films, including The Savages (2007) and Synecdoche, New York (2008), Hoffman also appeared in Flawless (1999), and Hollywood blockbusters such as Twister (1996) and Mission: Impossible III (2006), and in one of his final roles, as Plutarch Heavensbee in the Hunger Games series (2013–15). The feature Jack Goes Boating (2010) marked his debut as a filmmaker. Hoffman was also an accomplished theater actor and director. He joined the off-Broadway LAByrinth Theater Company in 1995, where he directed, produced, and appeared in numerous stage productions. His performances in three Broadway plays—True West in 2000, Long Day's Journey into Night in 2003, and Death of a Salesman in 2012—all led to Tony Award nominations.

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Filmography

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Cinema

YearOriginal titleInternational English titleGreek titleDirectorIMDbMyMDb
2015The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2The Hunger Games: Επανάσταση - Μέρος IIFrancis Lawrence6.6
2014The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1The Hunger Games: Επανάσταση - Μέρος IFrancis Lawrence6.7
2014A Most Wanted ManAnton Corbijn6.810
2013The Hunger Games: Catching FireThe Hunger Games: ΦωτιάFrancis Lawrence7.5
2012The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson7.17
2011The Ides of MarchΑι Ειδοί του ΜαρτίουGeorge Clooney7.1
2009Mary and MaxΜαίρη και ΜαξAdam Elliot8.110
2009The Boat That RockedPirate RadioRichard Curtis7.4
2008Synecdoche, New YorkΗ συνεκδοχή της Νέας ΥόρκηςCharlie Kaufman7.510
2007Before the Devil Knows You're DeadSidney Lumet7.3
2006Mission: Impossible IIIΕπικίνδυνη αποστολή 3J.J. Abrams6.97
2002Red DragonΚόκκινος δράκοςBrett Ratner7.2
2002Punch-Drunk LoveΧτυπημένος από έρωταPaul Thomas Anderson7.3
2000Almost FamousΣχεδόν διάσημοιCameron Crowe7.9
1998The Big LebowskiΟ μεγάλος ΛεμπόφσκιJoel Coen
Ethan Coen
8.110
1998HappinessΕυτυχίαTodd Solondz7.810
1997Boogie NightsΞέφρενες νύχτεςPaul Thomas Anderson7.9

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