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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies at 46 from apparent drug overdose

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead on Sunday morning. Hoffman’s body was discovered by his personal assistant at his Manhattan apartment, according to Huff Post reports on Feb. 2.

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead from apparent drug overdose.
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The 46-year-old Academy Award winner for Best Actor of the 2005 film, “Capote,” had a history of drug and alcohol abuse.

Sources revealed the “God’s Pocket” film star still had a hypodermic needle in his arm when found at his Bethune Street, West Village apartment in New York City.

In May of 2013, the director admitted that he had relapsed after 23 years of sobriety; he completed a 10-day detox program.

The “Mission in Possible” star had just completed his latest film, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” and was set to direct in his next upcoming film titled, “Ezekiel Moss.”

Director, Film, television and theater actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman, leaves behind a 10-year-old son and two daughters, ages seven and five.

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