Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

NEW YORK, New York -- Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has died of an apparent drug overdose.

Hoffman was found dead inside his Manhattan apartment, according to law enforcement sources. A concerned friend discovered the body in the actor's bathroom, fully clothed.

Police found Hoffman with a syringe still in his arm, as well as glassine bags believed to contain heroin.

Hoffman was a celebrated actor, winning an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Capote in 2006. He received Oscar nominations for three other roles as well. Hoffman was most recently seen in the "Hunger Games" sequel, "Catching Fire." Also known for his stage work, he earned two Tony nominations for his work on Broadway.

Hoffman was only 46 years-old.


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