An epic mosaic of several interrelated characters in search of happiness, forg... An epic mosaic of several interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. Read more
Truman Capote (Hoffman), during his research for his book In Cold Blood, an ac... Truman Capote (Hoffman), during his research for his book In Cold Blood, an account of the murder of a Kansas family, the writer develops a close relationship with Perry Smith, one of the killers. Read more
"Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for hi... "Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. Read more
Philip Seymour Hoffman (born July 23, 1967) is an American actor and theater director. Hoffman began acting in television in 1991, and the following year started to appear in films. He gradually gained recognition for his supporting work in a series of notable films, including Scent of a Woman (1992), Twister (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Almost Famous (2000), 25th Hour (2002), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), and Cold Mountain (2003). In 2005, Hoffman played the title role in the biographical film Capote (2005), for which he won multiple acting awards including an Academy Award for Best Actor. He received another two Academy Award nominations for his supporting work in Charlie Wilson's War (2007) and Doubt (2008). Other critically acclaimed films in recent years have included Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), The Savages (2007), and Synecdoche, New York (2008). In 2010, Hoffman made his...