Philip Seymour Hoffman's Family Releases Statement

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Family Releases Statement

Very sad news today in the theatre world: 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.

Hoffman is survived by his longtime partner Mimi O'Donnell (left) and their three young children including 10-year-old son, Cooper Alexander, seven-year-old daughter Tallulah, and five-year-old daughter Willa.

A statement, just released by his family reads, "We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone. This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving. Please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers."

For a look back at our 2010 InDepth InterView, click here. For news on the actor's passing, click here, and for BWW's photo flashback, click here.

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