10 Things You Didn’t Know About Philip Seymour Hoffman!

Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is considered one of the most ambitious and widely admired American actors of his generation. He has received praise, as well as critical acclaim for his work in indie and mainstream films and for his work in the theatre. With his untimely passing this weekend, we’ve made a list of 10 things you didn’t know about the amazing actor. Take a look:

10. Hoffman has been nominated for four Academy Awards in total. He received three Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor for “Charlie Wilson’s War,” “Doubt” and “The Master” and he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for “Capote.”

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Cate has a B.A. and an M.A. in English Literature and has been the Managing Editor of Fame10 for more than 6 years. Despite having a love for the works of Thomas Hardy, Leo Tolstoy and Lord Byron, she also has an intense fascination with pop culture. When she isn’t writing for Fame10, she’s planning her next big adventure in Southeast Asia.