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Encyclopedia > Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman, 2002
Born July 23, 1967 (1967-07-23) (age 40)
Rochester, New York, U.S.
Occupation actor, theater director
Years active 1991 - present
Domestic partner(s) Mimi O'Donnell

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Contents

Biography

Early life

Hoffman was born in Fairport, New York, the son of Marilyn L. O'Connor, a family court judge, lawyer, and civil rights activist, and Gordon S. Hoffman, a former Xerox executive.[1] He has two sisters, Jill and Emily, and a brother, Gordy Hoffman, who scripted the 2002 film Love Liza, in which Philip starred. Hoffman has Irish ancestry;[2] his father was Protestant and his mother was Catholic, but Hoffman was not raised with a deep commitment to either religious tradition.[3] Hoffman's parents divorced when he was nine years old.[4] His first acting role was as Radar O'Riley in Fairport High School's production of MASH directed by Marjorie Marshall in 1982. Fairport is a village located in the Town of Perinton which is part of Monroe County, New York. ... A family court is a court convened in the UK to make orders in respect of childrens residence. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ... Xeroxs former headquarters in Stamford (now headquartered in Norwalk) This article is about the company. ... Gordy Hoffman is a US writer and director. ... Love Liza is a 2002 film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. ... Irish Americans are residents or citizens of the United States who claim Irish ancestry. ... Topics in Christianity Preaching Prayer Ecumenism Relation to other religions Movements Music Liturgy Calendar Symbols Art Criticism Christianity Portal This box:      Protestantism encompasses the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated with the doctrines of the Reformation. ...


Hoffman attended the 1984 Theater School at the New York State Summer School for the Arts. He received a BFA in drama in 1989 from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. At NYU, he was a founding member of the notoriously short-lived and volatile theater company the Bullstoi Ensemble with actor Steven Schub and director Bennett Miller.[5] The Bachelor of Fine Arts, usually abbreviated BFA, is the standard undergraduate degree for students seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts. ... New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in New York City. ... Tisch School of the Arts (known more commonly as Tisch or TSOA) is one of the 15 schools that make up New York University (NYU). ...


He was college roommates at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with actor Steven Schub (lead singer of ska band The Fenwicks) and Jimmie Corrieri (guitarist of The Fenwicks).[6] Soon after graduating, he went to rehab for drug and alcohol addiction and has since remained sober.[7] This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Film & television career

Hoffman's first role was as a defendant in a 1991 episode of the television series Law & Order. He made his film breakthrough in 1992 when he appeared in four feature films, with the most successful film being Scent of a Woman, in which he played a backstabbing classmate of Chris O'Donnell's character. He had been stocking shelves at a city grocery at the time before landing the role and credits the film to kickstarting his career. This article is about the original television series. ... Scent of a Woman is a 1992 film which tells the story of a preparatory school student who takes a job as an assistant to an irascible blind, medically retired Army officer. ... Christopher Chris Eugene ODonnell (born June 26, 1970) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American actor, perhaps best known for playing Robin in the Batman films, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin. ...


Hoffman has established a successful and respected film career playing diverse and idiosyncratic characters in supporting roles, working with a wide variety of noted directors, including Paul Thomas Anderson, The Coen Brothers, Cameron Crowe, Spike Lee, David Mamet, Robert Benton, Todd Solondz and Anthony Minghella; notably, he has appeared in four out of five of Anderson's feature films to date (Hard Eight, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Punch-Drunk Love). It is notable that his roles in each successive Paul Thomas Anderson film is of increasing importance to the storyline. Paul Thomas Anderson (born June 26, 1970[1] in Studio City, California) is a two-time Oscar nominated American filmmaker. ... Joel and Ethan Coen at Cannes 2001 Joel and Ethan Coen, commonly known as The Coen Brothers have written and directed numerous successful films, such as comedies O Brother Where Art Thou, Raising Arizona and The Big Lebowski, as well as darker film noir dramas such as Fargo, Millers... Cameron Bruce Crowe (born July 13, 1957) is an Academy Award winning American writer and film director. ... Shelton Jackson Lee (born March 20, 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia), better known as Spike Lee, is an Emmy Award - winning, and Academy Award - nominated American film director, producer, writer, and actor noted for his films dealing with controversial social and political issues. ... David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, and film director. ... Robert Benton (born September 29, 1932 in Waxahachie, Texas) is an American screenwriter and film director. ... Todd Solondz (born October 15, 1959) is an American writer/director known for his controversial films. ... Anthony Minghella (January 6, 1954–March 18, 2008[1]) was an Academy Award-winning English film director, playwright and screenwriter. ... Hard Eight is a 1996 film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow and Samuel L. Jackson. ... This article is about the 1997 film. ... Magnolia is a 1999 American drama film, written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. ... Punch-Drunk Love is a 2002 film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. ...


He appeared in Last Party 2000, a documentary about the 2000 U.S. elections. Throughout his career he has rarely been given a chance to play the lead role. In 2002, however, Hoffman starred as a widower coping with his wife's suicide in Love Liza, for which his brother, Gordy Hoffman, wrote the screenplay. In 2003, he played the lead role in Owning Mahowny as a bank employee who embezzles money to feed his gambling addiction. The United States presidential election of 2000 was a contest between the Democratic candidate Al Gore versus the Republican candidate of George W. Bush. ... For other uses, see Suicide (disambiguation). ... Love Liza is a 2002 film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. ... Gordy Hoffman is a US writer and director. ... Sample from a screenplay, showing dialogue and action descriptions. ... Owning Mahowny is a 2003 biopic movie about gambling addiction with a cast that includes Philip Seymour Hoffman, Minnie Driver and John Hurt. ... In the broadest sense a fraud is any crime (or civil wrong) for gain that utilises some deception practiced on the victim as its principal method. ...


Hoffman has continued to play supporting parts in such films as Cold Mountain, as a carnally obsessed preacher, Along Came Polly, as Ben Stiller's crude has-been actor buddy, and Mission: Impossible III, as villainous arms dealer Owen Davian out to kill Ethan Hunt. Hoffman has distinguished himself by playing a wide contrast of characters including gay characters (Boogie Nights, Flawless and Capote), lonely losers (Happiness), spoiled rich brats (Scent of a Woman, Patch Adams and The Talented Mr. Ripley), caring and nurturing figures (Magnolia and Almost Famous), vicious thugs (Punch-Drunk Love and Mission: Impossible III), sensitive artists (State and Main), an outlandish CIA officer (Charlie Wilson's War), and so on. This article is about the film. ... Along Came Polly is a 2004 American romantic comedy film written and directed by John Hamburg. ... Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Ethan Hunt, played by Tom Cruise, in Mission: Impossible III Ethan Matthew Hunt (portrayed by actor Tom Cruise) is the central fictional character from the Mission: Impossible film series. ... This article is about the 1997 film. ... Flawless is an American film that stars Robert De Niro and Philip Seymour Hoffman. ... Capote is an Academy Award-winning 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote (played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal) on a writing assignment for The New Yorker. ... Happiness is a 1998 black comedy motion picture, written and directed by Todd Solondz, that shows the lives of three sisters and their families. ... Charlie Wilsons War is a 2007 Academy Award-nominated biographical drama film based on the true story of Democratic Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson, who conspired with a bare knuckle attitude CIA operative named Gust Avrakotos to launch an operation to help the Afghan mujahideen resist and ultimately defeat the...


He received his first Emmy Award nomination for the HBO miniseries Empire Falls, but lost to castmate and personal idol Paul Newman. One of Hoffman's earliest roles was as a police deputy who gets punched in the face by Newman in 1994's Nobody's Fool. An Emmy Award. ... For other uses, see HBO (disambiguation). ... Empire Falls is a two-part mini-series that aired on HBO in 2005. ... This article is about the American actor and race team owner. ... Nobodys Fool is a 1994 dramatic film which tells the story of an aging man whose estranged son comes back into his life at the same time that he faces challenges in his home and in his employment. ...


In 2005, Hoffman won widespread acclaim for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in the film Capote. His performance received numerous high-profile accolades and awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture, and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. In addition, he was also awarded Best Actor by at least ten film critic associations, including the National Board of Review, Toronto Film Critics, and Los Angeles Film Critics. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Truman Capote (pronounced ; 30 September 1924 – 25 August 1984) was an American writer whose stories, novels, plays, and non-fiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffanys (1958) and In Cold Blood (1965), which he labeled a non-fiction novel. ... Capote is an Academy Award-winning 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote (played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal) on a writing assignment for The New Yorker. ... Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures was founded in 1909 in New York City, just 13 years after the birth of cinema, to protest New York City Mayor George McClennans revocation of moving-picture exhibition licenses on Christmas Eve 1908. ... The Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA) is an organization of film reviewers from Toronto-based publications. ... The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) was founded in 1975. ...


In 2007, Hoffman was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for playing Gust Avrakotos, a CIA officer who helps Congressman Charlie Wilson support a covert war in Afghanistan in the movie Charlie Wilson's War. In 2008, he was also nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the same role. The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Gust L. Avrakotos (1938 – December 1, 2005) was a secret agent for the United States Central Intelligence Agency. ... Charles Wilson (born June 1, 1933) was a United States naval officer and Democratic United States Congressman from the 2nd congressional district in Texas. ... Charlie Wilsons War is a 2007 Academy Award-nominated biographical drama film based on the true story of Democratic Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson, who conspired with a bare knuckle attitude CIA operative named Gust Avrakotos to launch an operation to help the Afghan mujahideen resist and ultimately defeat the... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...


On the film website www.moviefascists.com, still in its pre-launch stages, the editors made it clear that they would approve of the casting of Hoffman to play The Penguin in the third installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman series.


Stage career

In addition to his television and film career, Hoffman has been recognized for his work in theater. He has twice been nominated for a Tony Award: as Best Actor (Play) in 2000 for a Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West opposite John C. Reilly, and for Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) in 2003 for a revival of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night. In 1999, he also starred in Richard Greenberg's one-act play, The Author's Voice, in New York. Hoffman has also distinguished himself as a director with off-Broadway projects such as Rebecca Gilman's The Glory of Living at the MCC Theater, and Stephen Adly Guirgis's Jesus Hopped the A Train, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and The Little Flower of East Orange. Hoffman is co-artistic director of New York City's LAByrinth Theater Company, along with actor John Ortiz. The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Awards, recognize achievement in live American theatre and are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League [1] at an annual ceremony in New York City. ... The Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play is awarded to the actor who was voted as the best actor in a play, whether a new production or a revival. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Sam Shepard (born November 5, 1943) is a unique American artist whose talents have been expressed in many different areas. ... True West is one of Sam Shepards early plays. ... John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... A Tony Award for the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play has been awarded since 1949. ... Eugene Gladstone ONeill (October 16, 1888 – November 27, 1953) was a Nobel- and four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright. ... Long Days Journey Into Night is a dramatic play in four acts by Eugene ONeill, widely considered to be his masterwork. ... Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ... Rebecca Gilman (b. ... The Glory of Living is a 1998 play by Rebecca Gilman. ... MCC Logo MCC Theater, previously named Manhattan Class Company is an Off-Broadway theater company located in New York City. ... Stephen Adly Guirgis- A Playwright, Actor, and Teleplay Writer. ... Iscariot redirects here. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... LAByrinth Theater Company is non-profit, Off-Broadway theater company based in New York City. ... John Ortiz is an American actor whose roles have included Detective Ruben Sommariba in the television series The Job and drug middleman José Yero in the movie Miami Vice. ...


Personal life

Hoffman is in a relationship with costume designer Mimi O'Donnell. They met while working on the 1999 play "In Arabia We'd All Be Kings," which Hoffman directed. They have a son, Cooper Alexander, born in March 2003, and a daughter, Tallulah, born in November 2006.[8][9] Hoffman is also a fan of the New York Mets baseball team. Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42, Shea Name New York Mets (1962–present) Other nicknames The Amazin Mets, The Amazins, The Metropolitans, The Kings of Queens Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964-2008) Citi Field (2009-Present) Polo Grounds...


Filmography

Year Film Role Other notes
1991 Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole Klutch
1992 Szuler
My New Gun Chris
Leap of Faith Matt
Scent of a Woman George Willis, Jr.
1993 Joey Breaker Wiley McCall
My Boyfriend's Back Chuck Bronski
Money for Nothing Cochran
1994 The Getaway Frank Hansen
The Yearling Buck (TV)
When a Man Loves a Woman Gary
Nobody's Fool Officer Raymer
1995 The Fifteen Minute Hamlet Bernardo, Horatio & Laertes
1996 Hard Eight young craps player
Twister Dustin Davis
1997 Boogie Nights Scotty J.
1998 Culture Bill
Montana Duncan
Next Stop Wonderland Sean
The Big Lebowski Brandt
Happiness Allen Chlotrudis Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor
Patch Adams Mitch Roman
1999 Flawless Rusty Zimmerman Won San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Magnolia Phil Parma Won Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actor
The Talented Mr. Ripley Freddie Miles
2000 Titanic 2000 himself
State and Main Joseph Turner White
Almost Famous Lester Bangs Chicago Film Critics Association nomination for Best Supporting Actor
2002 Love Liza Wilson Joel
Punch-Drunk Love Dean Trumbell Golden Satellite nomination for Best Supporting Actor
Red Dragon Freddy Lounds
25th Hour Jacob Elinsky
2003 Owning Mahowny Dan Mahowny Won Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Cold Mountain Reverend Veasey
2004 Along Came Polly Sandy Lyle
2005 Strangers with Candy Henry, Board Of Education
Empire Falls Charlie Mayne (miniseries) Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Capote Truman Capote Academy Award for Best Actor
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - Motion Picture
2006 Mission: Impossible III Owen Davian Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor
2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Andy Hanson
The Savages Jon Savage Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Charlie Wilson's War Gust Avrakotos Nomination - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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The Talented Mr. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... State and Main is a 2000 comedy film, directed by David Mamet, starring Alec Baldwin and Philip Seymour Hoffman. ... This article is about the film. ... Lester Bangs during an interview Leslie Conway Bangs (December 14, 1948 – April 30, 1982) was an American music journalist, author and musician. ... The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. ... Love Liza is a 2002 film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. ... Punch-Drunk Love is a 2002 film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. ... The Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the annual Satellite Awards given by the International Press Academy. ... Red Dragon is a 2002 thriller film, based on the novel of the same name written by Thomas Harris featuring the brilliant psychiatrist and serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter. ... This article is about the film. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... 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The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actor (in a film): ... 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and several film franchises which premiered or had installments released in 2004, which appear again this year: Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, Ocean... Before the Devil Knows Youre Dead is a 2007 film written by Kelly Masterson and directed by Sidney Lumet. ... The Savages is a 2007 comedy/drama feature film directed by Tamara Jenkins, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney, and Philip Bosco. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... 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2008 Synecdoche, New York Caden Cotard awaiting release
Doubt Father Flynn post-production
2011 Batman Returns Penguin filming
Awards
Preceded by
Jamie Foxx
for Ray
Academy Award for Best Actor
2005
for Capote
Succeeded by
Forest Whitaker
for The Last King of Scotland
Preceded by
Leonardo DiCaprio
for The Aviator
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
2005
for Capote
Succeeded by
Forrest Whitaker
for The Last King of Scotland
Preceded by
Jamie Foxx
for Ray
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
2005
for Capote
Succeeded by
Forrest Whitaker
for The Last King of Scotland

2008 in film is slated to have sequels such as: Rambo, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Lost Boys: The Tribe, The Dark Knight, The Incredible Hulk, The X-Files... Synecdoche, New York is an upcoming film to be written and directed by Charlie Kaufman, in his directorial debut. ... Doubt is an upcoming (2008) film production of the John Patrick Shanley play of the same name. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2011. ... For the video game based on the film, see Batman Returns (video game). ... Jamie Foxx (born Eric Marlon Bishop on December 13, 1967) is an American actor, Grammy Award-nominated singer, and stand-up comic. ... Ray is a 2004 biographical film focusing on thirty years[2]of the life of legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. ... Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Capote is an Academy Award-winning 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote (played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal) on a writing assignment for The New Yorker. ... Forest Steven Whitaker (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director. ... For the novel, see The Last King of Scotland. ... Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974[1]) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated, SAG Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor who garnered world wide fame for his role as Jack Dawson in Titanic (1997). ... -1... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Capote is an Academy Award-winning 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote (played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal) on a writing assignment for The New Yorker. ... Whitaker in the movie Panic Room, 2002 Forest Steven Whitaker (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor (film, stage and television), producer and director. ... For the novel, see The Last King of Scotland. ... Jamie Foxx (born Eric Marlon Bishop on December 13, 1967) is an American actor, Grammy Award-nominated singer, and stand-up comic. ... Ray is a 2004 biographical film focusing on thirty years[2]of the life of legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Capote is an Academy Award-winning 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote (played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal) on a writing assignment for The New Yorker. ... Whitaker in the movie Panic Room, 2002 Forest Steven Whitaker (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor (film, stage and television), producer and director. ... For the novel, see The Last King of Scotland. ...

References

  1. ^ Philip Seymour Hoffman biography Film Reference.com.
  2. ^ "Transcript: Inside the Actor's Studio, 2000". Retrieved on 2006-11-01.
  3. ^ "PSH Frequently Asked Questions". Retrieved on 2006-11-01.
  4. ^ "Philip Seymour Hoffman Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved on 2006-11-01.
  5. ^ Philip Seymour Hoffman on Inside the Actors Studio
  6. ^ Philip Seymour Hoffman on Inside the Actors Studio
  7. ^ "Nominee Hoffman once struggled with drugs", Associated Press (February 16, 2006). Retrieved on 2006-11-01. 
  8. ^ Clark, John (September 25, 2005). "Capturing Capote", New York Daily News. Retrieved on 2006-11-01. 
  9. ^ Hancock, Noelle (June 22, 2006). "Philip Seymour Hoffman and Girlfriend Expecting Second Child", Us Weekly. Retrieved on 2006-11-01. 

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