Philip Seymour Hoffman dead from heroin overdose

February 2, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman was born July 23, 1967, in Fairport, N. Y.

Philip Seymour Hoffman was born July 23, 1967, in Fairport, N. Y.

Online Staff Report

Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday, Feb. 2, according to multiple reports from law enforcement.

According to reports, Hoffman died from an apparent heroin overdose. The actor had recently completed a 10-day stint in rehab for snorting the drug.

Hoffman’s filmography includes Scent of a Woman, Along Came Polly, When a Man Loves a Woman and 2005’s Capote, for which he won an Oscar for Best Actor.

Hoffman was 46.

Posted Feb. 2, 2014

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