Shocking news this Sunday - Academy award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment. Police and paramedics arrived after a 911 call placed by a Hoffman's friend. The suspected cause of death is a drug overdose, as the actor was found with a needle in his arm and heroin nearby. Hoffman struggled with his heroin and alcohol addiction for years and checked into a rehab in May 2013. Philip started his acting career in 1991 and gradually gained recognition for the roles he played in the 90s. He appeared in over 50 movies and won the Academy Award for Best Actor in Capote (2005). Hoffman's last finished movie was The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2014), and he was in production of the next two installments of the Hunger Games.
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Hollywood legend Dustin Hoffman celebrates his 75th birthday today. His first major role was in "The Graduate", and ever since, Hoffman's acting brought us many brilliant roles of eccentric characters, and received two academy awards and five golden globe awards. Even at 75, he's still acting, with talent, wit, and charisma.
Here are some interesting facts about Dustin:
* Before he became an actor, Dustin was working as aroma tester for coffee company Maxwell House. Dustin claims he went into acting because he "did not want to work or go into the service."
* When Dustin was a child, his mother called her dog "Tootsie". It was the reason for the movie title Tootsie (1982). Tootsie's crew would only give bad news to Dustin if he was in drag. They said he was "much nicer as a woman".
* Dustin was Warner Brothers' first consideration for "The Penguin" in Tim Burton's Batman Returns (1992). The part eventually went to Danny DeVito.
* Dustin is a mere 5'6 3/4" tall.
* For Midnight Cowboy (1969), Hoffman had to do the classic "Hey! What'sa matter, I'm walking here!" scene with the taxi 13 times, in which he was practically hit on several occasions.
* Dustin was actually considered for the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather. The part went to Al Pacino.
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Hollywood legend Dustin Hoffman celebrates his 70th birthday today. His first major role was in "The Graduate", and ever since, Hoffman's acting brought us many brilliant roles of eccentric characters, and received two academy awards and five golden globe awards. Even at 70, he's still acting, with talent, wit, and charisma. For many fans, Dustin Hoffman will always be one of the best actors Hollywood ever had.
To mark the 70th birthday of the great actor, photoshop Dustin Hoffman any way you like. Examples may include showing Dustin in the movies he could have acted, making sequels of the films he acted, or including Hoffman in the paintings of the past and the future.