3 Feb 2014

Tributes paid to Hollywood’s Philip Seymour Hoffman

Hollywood stars pay tribute to the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead at the weekend from a suspected drug overdose.

The Oscar-winning actor and star of films including Capote, The Big Lebowski and Synecdoche, New York, was found dead after suffering an “apparent drug overdose”, said the New York Police Department.

Hoffman was 46 years old. Stars who worked with the actor have paid Twitter to a man hailed as “one of the greatest actors of our generation”: