Photos: Philip Seymour Hoffman 1967-2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman 1967-2014

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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman attends the benefit reading of Tony Kushner's new play "Only We Who Guard the Mystery Shall Be Happy" on August 2, 2004 at the American Airlines Theatre in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)


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Posted on February 2, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Updated Sunday, Feb 2 at 2:42 PM

Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has died at age 46, multiple media outlets reported citing law enforcement officials.

In late May, Hoffman finished a 10-day stint in a rehab program for a drug problem that included snorting heroin.

The actor had struggled with substance abuse in the past, but had been clean for 23 years.

The actor has three children — Cooper, 10; Tallulah 7, and Willa, 5 — with costume designer Mimi O'Donnell.

Hoffman was nominated four times for an Oscar and won the best actor award forCapote in 2006.

He most recently starred as Plutarch Heavensbee in the summer blockbuster The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. He will reprise the role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I, set for a November release. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II is currently filming.

Hoffman recieved wide acclaim for his stage work as well.

He was a member of New York's LAByrinth Theater Company, whose other members include Ethan Hawke, Bobby Cannavale and acclaimed playwright Steven Adly Guirgis. Hoffman worked as a director as well, earning Drama Desk Award nominations for his direction of Guirgis's Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train and Our Lady of 121st Street.