Name: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Birth Name: 
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Birth Date: 
July 23, 1967
Birth Place: 
Fairport, NY
Relationship Status: 
Lives with Mimi O'Donnell
Celebrity Ranking # 422

Philip Seymour Hoffman Lands Role in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"

Posted Monday July 9, 2012 2:15 PM GMT

Lionsgate and the filmmakers of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" have announced that Philip Seymour Hoffman has been cast in the role of Plutarch Heavensbee, Head Gamemaker for The Hunger Games, in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire.

The actor and filmmaker just wrapped a Broadway run as Willy Loman in the revival of “Death of a Salesman” for which he was nominated for a Tony Award.


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Amy Adams & Joaquin Phoenix's “The Master” Trailer: Watch Now!

Posted Wednesday June 20, 2012 1:42 AM GMT

It’s always a treat when great cinematic minds come together for a project, and “The Master” has just released a brilliant new teaser trailer.

The Paul Thomas Anderson flick, slated for an October 12th release looks to be a challenging flick, marked by strong acting, directing and stark aesthetic.


Joaquin Phoenix's Eerie Performance in "The Master" Teaser

Posted Monday May 21, 2012 4:56 PM GMT

The Weinstein Company released a sneak peek of its latest film “The Master” today (May 21) giving audiences a subtle hint of the mysterious performances in store.

The Paul Thomas Anderson film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Jesse Plemons, David Warshofsky, and Rami Malek.


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“Death of a Salesman” Boasts Star-Studded Opening Night

Posted Friday March 16, 2012 8:57 AM GMT

It was an exciting evening at the Barrymore Theatre in New York City, as “Death of a Salesman” held it’s opening night festivities last night (March 15).

And of course, Andrew Garfield was flawless in his performance, thanks in part to the support of his beautiful girlfriend Emma Stone.


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"The Ides of March" Premieres at the BFI London Film Festival

Posted Wednesday October 19, 2011 2:15 PM GMT

It’s one of the most anticipated films of the season, and earlier tonight (October 19) “The Ides of March” held its UK premiere in London, England.


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"Ides of March" Stars Hit the BFI London Film Festival

Posted Wednesday October 19, 2011 10:57 AM GMT

Stepping out for a promotional appearance, George Clooney, Evan Rachel Wood and Philip Seymour Hoffman were spotted at a photocall for “The Ides of March” in London, England today (October 19).


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George Clooney's "Ides of March": In Theaters Now!

Posted Friday October 7, 2011 4:50 PM GMT

Shaping up to be one of the biggest box office hits of the season, George Clooney's "Ides of March" has officially made its theatrical debut.

Shot mostly in Cincinnati, Ohio, the highly-anticipated picture sees Clooney as not only writer and director, but also as the film's starring character.


Brad Pitt's "Moneyball" to Close Tokyo Int'l Film Festival

Posted Friday September 2, 2011 4:20 PM GMT

Bringing the event to a blockbuster end, the Tokyo International Film Festival just announced their selection for this year's closing film as Brad Pitt's "Moneyball."

The biography/drama - an adaption of the Michael Lewis book - tells the true story of "Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players."