It’s being reported that renowned actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his Manhattan apartment. He was 46 years old. According to The Wall Street Journal the New York Police Department is investigating. By now several outlets, including the New York Times, have reported that the cause of death was a drug overdose.
Hoffman was a phenomenal actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 film Capote, received three Academy Award nominations as Best Supporting Actor and received three Tony Award nominations for his theater work. My condolences go out to his family and friends.