Philip Seymour Hoffman RIP

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  1. allezfred

    allezfred Prick Admin Staff Member

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  3. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa Port de bras!!!

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    OMG NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  5. michiruwater

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    This cannot be true, right? I really, really hope this is just a widely misreported non-fact because I am absolutely going to cry...
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    So horrible. He was one of my favorite actors. Hopefully he is at peace now.

    Unfortunately I think it is true. It is on HuffingtonPost and they are trust-worthy.
  7. Allskate

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    This is so sad. He was in rehab for heroin last year,so it's not a total surprise. But still very, very sad. Addiction sucks.
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    I'm stunned.

    What a tragic waste.
  9. VIETgrlTerifa

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    This is incredibly sad. I loved him in everything he's done.
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    I just got a text alert on my phone, so sadly I'd say it's true. What a loss...
  11. IceAlisa

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    I am stunned. Love his work so much.
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    One of my favorite actors - he always did such outstanding work. So sad that he could not conquer his demons -
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    Wow. I"m stunned. ..annd shocked. It feels like it came out of nowhere, even though we know his past.

    To quote CNN, this is like a robbery. Many stars have died, and each one is tragic, but this feels like we've been robbed of a great talent. He lent credibility and gravitas to almost any role, any film in which he particpated. He was not flashy and always in the spotlight like some train wreck waiting to happen. It shows that drugs and demons are hard to fight and can be a struggle no matter who you are.

    RIP :(
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  15. DaveRocks

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    According to the main article on yahoo, he was found with a needle in his arm. Wow.
  16. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa Port de bras!!!

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    State and Main is one of my favorite movies.
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  17. Dr.Siouxs

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    WHAT THE ----
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    I'm in shock! He was one of my favorite actors. So sad... May he rest in peace.
  19. Aussie Willy

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    Oh no - he was a brilliant actor and one of my favourites.
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    I'm devastated at the news.

    He was such a brilliant actor. This is a terrible loss to film and theater.

    I found this quote from him at IMBD:

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    As hard as he fought, his difficulties overtook him,
    Such a tragedy.
  22. LilJen

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    Very sad.
  23. Lacey

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    46 might have been half of his life.
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    Another senseless death. I am so sad. Such a gifted actor, with so much ahead of him.
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    How awful! This is shocking. He was a great great actor. RIP.
  26. CynicElle

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    @$&*!!!!! Just can't believe it. Loved him as an actor ever since I saw him in "Happiness," and I thought and hoped that he had his addiction under control.
  27. Vash01

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    I loved him in 'Capote' and just about every movie I saw him in. I had no idea he was battling addiction.
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    So sad. He was such a brilliant actor.
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    From all the reports I've been reading, he had been sober for 23 years and admitted to "falling off the wagon" sometime last year. That is so tragic- to be able to stay sober for so long and then one slip puts you back on a path that ultimately ends like this...
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  30. duane

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    WHAT??!!???!!

    This is weird. I just watched The Caine Mutiny earlier in the day, and was so impressed by Humphrey Bogart's versatility . It made me think of which male actor today is as versatile, and I thought Sean Penn and Philip Seymour Hoffman. To now hear this!! I wasn't even aware of his drug/alcohol addiction.
  31. AragornElessar

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    Liv and CNN had it right...This does feel like a robbery, as there was more talent in Phillip Seymour Hoffman's little finger than the entire body of most "stars" of today and now we'll never know what he would have gifted us w/next. I still don't quite believe this and am still in shock.

    One of my favourite actors of all time. May he finally be at peace. :(
  32. MINAM

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    Totally shocked at the news. I'm somewhat pissed. Never knew he had an addiction problem. :(

    RIP.
  33. RFOS

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    Well-put. So sad. :(
  34. immoimeme

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    This totally sucks. He was so fcking brilliant actor. I'm devastated :-(
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    Unfortunate. An interesting actor. I always felt he was a supporting actor and someone that could make something of some rather small roles. But I won't be nostalgically pretending he was one of the most ambitiuous actors around. What does that even mean?
  36. michiruwater

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    I don't see where anyone in this thread said that he was one of the most 'ambitious' actors around. 'Brilliant' has been thrown out a few times, though.
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  38. magicpixie

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    Shocked. One of my favorite actors. Loved him in Synecdoche and The Savages.

    RIP
  39. nubka

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    Dead on the bathroom floor with a needle stuck in his arm. What a crappy, pathetic way to die. :(

    Having said that, I thought he was beyond fabulous in Capote. Absolutely brilliant.
  40. Sasha'sSpins

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    Very tragic news. :( I always enjoyed his work in films. Unfortunately, as soon as I read reports that he was a heroin user I figured he was heading down a very dark road like most heroin addicts who don't get help in time. RIP.