BWW Photo Special: Remembering Phillip Seymour Hoffman

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Oscar, Tony and multi-award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead from suspected drug overdose on Sunday afternoon at his apartment in Manhattan's West Village. Beloved by audiences, and colleagues, we bring you more photos from throughout his career below.

He most recently appeared on stage in 2012's revival of Death of a Salesman, for which he received a Tony nomination for Best Actor in a Play. The show marked his return to Broadway for the first time since his critically acclaimed, Tony-nominated performance in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night in 2003. He also received a Tony Award nomination in 2000 for his performance in Sam Shepard's True West.

His Off-Broadway credits included The Seagull at the NYSF/Delacorte Theatre (dir: Mike Nichols), Othello, The Merchant of Venice, Shopping and Fucking, Defying Gravity and The Author's Voice. As co-artistic director of theLAByrinth Theatre Company, he has directed productions of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Jesus Hopped the A Train, Our Lady of 121st Street, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot and The Little Flower of East Orange, and also starred in and directed Jack Goes Boating. He won the 2005 Academy Award and Golden Globe Award, among other honors for Capote. His film credits also include Boogie Nights, Happiness, Magnolia, The Talented Mr. Ripley, State and Main, Almost Famous, Cold Mountain, Charlie Wilson's War (dir: Mike Nichols), Doubt (Academy Award nomination), Jack Goes Boating, Moneyball, The Ides of March, The Master and, the Hunger Games among others.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Phillip Seymour Hoffman attends The Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 2, 2000


Phillip Seymour Hoffman attends The Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 2, 2000


Phillip Seymour Hoffman Attending th Sixty-Ninth Annual Drama League Awards Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. May 9th 2003


Long Days Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill Starring Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Dennehy, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Robert Sean Leonard Directed by Robert Falls Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City. March 2003


Phillip Seymour Hoffman Attending the opening of MATCH at the Plymouth Theatre in New York City. April 8, 2004


Phillip Seymour Hoffman Attending the opening of MATCH at the Plymouth Theatre in New York City. April 8, 2004



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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.