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Philip Seymour Hoffman as Capote in 2005. Image ©Sony Picture Classics

Farewell Phillip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman died on February 2, 2014, at the age of 46.

The accomplished actor had a lengthy list of credits to his name, including these:

Moneyball, Doubt and Mission Impossible 3.

He also starred as Plutarch Heavensbee in The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. He was in the process of shooting the 2-part, third edition of this franchise, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2.

He won an Oscar for his performance as the title character in Capote.

We, the staff of Parent Previews, express our sorrow to the family, friends and fans of this talented man.

For more information about this tragedy, read the National Post’s article, dated February3, 2014.