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Philip Seymour Hoffman

 
Birth Place:
Fairport, NY, USA
Bio:
Broadway: True West, Long Day's Journey Into Night. Off-Broadway: Jack Goes Boating, The Seagull, The Author's Voice and Imagining Brad, Shopping and F******, Defying Gravity, and The Striker. He has also directed and served as artistic director for several Off-Broadway shows including The Little ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 23, 1967 (55)

Birth Place: Fairport, NY, USA

Bio:
Broadway: True West, Long Day's Journey Into Night. Off-Broadway: Jack Goes Boating, The Seagull, The Author's Voice and Imagining Brad, Shopping and F******, Defying Gravity, and The Striker. He has also directed and served as artistic director for several Off-Broadway shows including The Little ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Willy Loman
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Jack
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
James Tyrone, Jr.
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Konstantin
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Austin
Lee
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Mark
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
C.B.
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
RawHeadAndBloodyBones

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Artistic Director
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Executive Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director

Photos

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mimi O’Donnell, David Bar Katz   Photo

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mimi O’Donnell, David Bar Katz

From: 
Date:
11/25/2013
David Zayas, Daphne Rubin Vega, Philip Seymour Hoffman Photo

David Zayas, Daphne Rubin Vega, Philip Seymour Hoffman

From: 
Date:
11/25/2013
top: Bob Glaudini and Will Jackson Harper. Second Row: Justine Lupe, Didi Oâ&eu Photo

top: Bob Glaudini and Will Jackson Harper. Second Row: Justine Lupe, Didi Oâ€Connell, Charlie Saxton, Jeffrey DeMunn, and Philip Seymour Hoffman

From: 
Date:
05/14/2013

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Willy Loman

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Jack

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
James Tyrone, Jr.

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Konstantin

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Austin

Lee

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Mark

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
C.B.

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
RawHeadAndBloodyBones

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Artistic Director

Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Executive Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director

Philip Seymour Hoffman Biography

Broadway: True West, Long Day's Journey Into Night. Off-Broadway: Jack Goes Boating, The Seagull, The Author's Voice and Imagining Brad, Shopping and F******, Defying Gravity, and The Striker. He has also directed and served as artistic director for several Off-Broadway shows including The Little Flower of East Orange, Unconditional, A View from 151st Street, School of the Americas, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Sailor's Song, Guinea Pig Solo, Dutch Heart of Man, Our Lady of 121st Street, The Glory of Living, and Jesus Hopped the A Train.

Philip Seymour Hoffman Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Death of a Salesman
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Death of a Salesman
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Death of a Salesman
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Death of a Salesman
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Goes Boating
 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Lead Actor
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Goes Boating
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Our Lady of 121st Street
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Long Day's Journey Into Night
 
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Director
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Our Lady of 121st Street
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Long Day's Journey into Night
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor - Play Gold Star
Philip Seymour Hoffman, True West
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jesus Hopped the A Train
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Special Awards Gold Star
Philip Seymour Hoffman, True West
 
Theatre World Awards - 2000 - Performance Gold Star
Philip Seymour Hoffman, True West
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Philip Seymour Hoffman, True West
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Author's Voice / Imagining Brad

Philip Seymour Hoffman News

JIMMY AND CAROLYN Sets August 29 South County Film Premiere Date  Photo JIMMY AND CAROLYN Sets August 29 South County Film Premiere Date 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022

”Jimmy and Carolyn”, James Andrew Walsh's new comedy starring two-time Tony nominee and TV/Broadway star Mary Beth Peil (Dawson's Creek, The Good Wife,  HALSTON, Broadway's Anastasia) and TV/Broadway star Gregory Harrison (911,  Chesapeake Shores, Trapper John M.D.), shot entirely on location in Westerly, Rhode  Island, sets its South County Premiere at Bill Hanney's newly renovated All South Coun ty Luxury Cinemas, co-owned with Harold Blank and William Doherty, in Wakefield on  Monday, August 29, 2022.

Photos: First Look At the Cast of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY At Stage West Photo Photos: First Look At the Cast of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY At Stage West
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2022

Stephen Adly Guirgis’s brilliant Pulitzer Prize winner Between Riverside and Crazy begins a 4-week regional premiere run at Stage West on Thursday, August 18. See photos from the production.

Kara Young and David Zayas Join COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere; Performance Dates A Photo Kara Young and David Zayas Join COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere; Performance Dates Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting and performance dates for the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living, written by Martyna Majok (Sanctuary City, Ironbound) and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (72 Miles to Go..., By The Way, Meet Vera Stark).

Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse St Photo Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Syracuse Stage has announced casting for the world premiere of How to Dance in Ohio, a new musical inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name. How to Dance in Ohio’s fourteen-member cast includes Tony Award-winning RENT star Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Broadway veterans, and seven autistic actors. Learn all about the production here!

Robert Cuccioli & Edward James Hyland to Star in UNCLE TED: SCENES FROM THE MCCARRICK Photo Robert Cuccioli & Edward James Hyland to Star in UNCLE TED: SCENES FROM THE MCCARRICK REPORT Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The Peccadillo Theater Company will present Edward James Hyland and Robert Cuccioli in  Uncle Ted: Scenes from the McCarrick Report, a new play by Dan Wackerman, directed by Michael Parva with John Fitzgibbon, Daren Kelly, Robert Verlaque, Kersti Bryan, Jonathan Brody, Jim Schubin, Michael Castillejos, and more.

HIDING ANNE FRANK - The Story Of Miep Gies Comes to Edinburgh Fringe 2022 Photo HIDING ANNE FRANK - The Story Of Miep Gies Comes to Edinburgh Fringe 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Miep Gies was a 32-year-old secretary in Otto Frank's office when he asked her to help him and his family hide from the Nazis. She immediately said yes.

TRUE WEST Announced At The Lake Worth Playhouse Photo TRUE WEST Announced At The Lake Worth Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022

Lake Worth Playhouse announces the opening of Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TRUE WEST written by Sam Shepard in A Black Box Series Theatre Production in the intimate Stonzek Studio Theater.

Recipients of 2022 Charlie Blackwell Symposium Scholarship For BIPOC Stage Managers A Photo Recipients of 2022 Charlie Blackwell Symposium Scholarship For BIPOC Stage Managers Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022

BSMS has announced the five stage managers receiving the 2022 Charlie Blackwell Symposium Scholarships for BIPOC stage managers and welcome them to the professional development and networking conference made by stage managers, for stage managers, featuring Broadway's stage managers.

Meet the Cast of AMERICAN BUFFALO Photo Meet the Cast of AMERICAN BUFFALO
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022

American Buffalo officially begins performances tonight, March 22, at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Opening night is set for April 14. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to Broadway!

Kristen Stewart Wins The American Riviera Award at the Santa Barbara International Fi Photo Kristen Stewart Wins The American Riviera Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 5, 2022

Day 3 of the 37th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival presented by UGG concluded with a live tribute to Kristen Stewart, who received the American Riviera Award. Stewart was honored at an in-person conversation about her career leading up to this year’s performance as Princess Diana in Pablo Larraín’s SPENCER from NEON.

Philip Seymour Hoffman Videos

Video Flashback: Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Philip Seymour Hoffman VideoVideo Flashback: Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Philip Seymour Hoffman
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2018

Today we celebrate the life and career of actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed away on this day in 2014. Beloved by audiences, and colleagues, Hoffman's death shook the artistic community. For his numerous contributions to the theatre, theatre owners dimmed the lights on Broadway in his memory. 

VIDEO: Chris Pratt Talks About His Promising Career as Door-to-Door Coupon Salesman
by - Sep 20, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Chris Pratt confided that he both lied and lost money for the chance to act alongside Amy Sedaris, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Stephen Colbert in a cult hit film.

BWW TV: Marc Platt Reveals the Strategy Behind Making GREASE: LIVE a Hit
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 23, 2016

The countdown begins! In just weeks, FOX will transport viewers back to Rydell High for GREASE: LIVE, airing January 31 (7PM ET live/PT tape-delayed). BroadwayWorld just met with Executive Producer Marc Platt, who told us all about how the project got started and where they stand now!

VIDEO: Patina Miller Shares MOCKINGJAY Cover of 'The Hanging Tree' in Time for Part 2 Premiere
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Stage and screen star Patina Miller took to Twitter today to share a clip of her covering 'The Hanging Tree', a tune from THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Watch Two All-New Clips from THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2
by - Nov 4, 2015

Two ALL-NEW clips from THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 have just been released. "Old Friends," features Katniss [Jennifer Lawrence] revealing her plan to Johanna[Jena Malone], and "Real," features Katniss and Peeta [Josh Hutcherson] in a moment of reality.

VIDEO: Watch THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY ­PART 2 'Epic Finale' TV Spot
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 28, 2015

Her story has captivated the world. Now, join Katniss Everdeen [Jennifer Lawrence] in the Epic Finale of The Hunger Games franchise, THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2.

VIDEO: Watch Two All-New TV Spots for HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2
by - Oct 20, 2015

Lionsgate has released two all-new TV spots for THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKING JAY PART 2 hitting theaters on November 2nd. Check them out below!

VIDEO: Jennifer Lawrence, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and THE HUNGER GAMES Cast Recall Favorite Moments
by Sally Henry Fuller - Oct 3, 2015

In the video below, watch some of the most memorable on and off-screen moments from the film, spliced with cast reminiscences featuring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, the late Philip Seymor Hoffman, and more!

VIDEO: Watch First Clip from HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2!
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 2, 2015

The first clip from HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 has been released! The film comes to 2D, 3D and IMAX3D theaters on November 20, 2015.

VIDEO: Official HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 Trailer Has Arrived!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 23, 2015

Below, check out the official trailer for Lionsgate's THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2, titled "We March Together". The film hits theaters November 20th!


Philip Seymour Hoffman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Philip Seymour Hoffman been in?
Philip Seymour Hoffman has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Philip Seymour Hoffman been in?
Philip Seymour Hoffman has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Philip Seymour Hoffman been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Death of a Salesman , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Death of a Salesman , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Death of a Salesman , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Death of a Salesman , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Jack Goes Boating , Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for Jack Goes Boating , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Our Lady of 121st Street , Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Our Lady of 121st Street , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Long Day's Journey into Night , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for True West , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Jesus Hopped the A Train , Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for True West , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for True West Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for True West and Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Author's Voice / Imagining Brad .

What awards has Philip Seymour Hoffman won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Our Lady of 121st Street, Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night, Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for True West, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Jesus Hopped the A Train, Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for True West Performance (Theatre World Awards) for True Westand Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Author's Voice / Imagining Brad.