NEW YORK—Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead inside his
Officers were called to the actor’s
Hoffman’s family released the following statement, in the midst of the actor’s death, ““We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone,” Hoffman’s family said in a statement. “This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving. Please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers.”
Celebrities took to Twitter to respond to the death of the actor. “I have no words. You will be missed!” tweeted actress Christina Applegate. His co-star Sam Claflin, from “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” tweeted the following: “PSH - I am genuinely shocked, saddened and speechless. A truly wonderful man, with a magical touch. My hero. Thoughts are with his family.”
Hoffman is survived by his partner Mimi O’Donnell and his two daughters, Talluah, 7, Willa, 5 and his son Cooper, 10.
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