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US Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead In New York

Hoffman was one of the nation's best and most prolific actors.
US Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead In New York
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Via AFP:

Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment of a suspected drug overdose on Sunday, law enforcement officials said. He was 46.

The enigmatic star, who was hailed as the finest character actor of his generation, won an Oscar in 2006 as best actor for "Capote" and was nominated for three further Academy Awards.

A substance thought to be heroin was found at the scene when police responded to the actor's home in Manhattan's West Village after receiving a call from one of his friends.

"It appears to be an alleged overdose," one police official told ...

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