Ten fun facts about Philip Seymour Hoffman


Fact 1
Philip Seymour Hoffman has been nominated for a Tony Award twice. This was for “True West” and “Long Day’s Journey into Night”.

Fact 2
While acting in the 2000 film “Almost Famous” the actor was down with the flu but he continued shooting as he did not want to derail the project.

Fact 3
Philip Seymour Hoffman is a favorite of director Paul Thomas Anderson. He has appeared in every film that this director has completed apart from 2007’s “There Will Be Blood”.


Fact 4
In 2003, he taught for a semester. He taught a class called “Directing the Actor”. The classes were conducted at Columbia University School of the Arts Graduate Film Division.

Fact 5
Philip Seymour Hoffman and actress Julianne Moore who are good friends have also appeared in three films together. These films are “Boogie Nights,” “The Big Lebowski,” and “Magnolia”.

Fact 6
The actor won a total of 23 awards for the role of Truman Capote in the movie “Capote”, which was released in the year 2005.

Fact 7
He is a huge fan of the New York Jets and attends their games whenever he gets the chance.

Fact 8
When considering his all-time favorite television shows, he has named “Breaking Bad” as the best.

Fact 9
In 2002 Philip Seymour Hoffman appeared in two films with actor Edward Norton. These films were “25 Hour” and “Red Dragon”. That same year he appeared in two films with actress Emily Watson. These films were “Punch-Drunk Love” and “Red Dragon”.

Fact 10
While in High School, Philip Seymour Hoffman was severely injured and had to give up sports after that.


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Is an Academy Award actor who is known for immersing himself completely into whatever role he is playing at the moment.