Such a sad sad day…
He was 46.
Law enforcement officials said Hoffman died at his apartment in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan.
I’m so saddened and shocked by this. He was such a talented man and one I greatly admired for his talent as an actor and theater director. Unpretentious and dedicated to his craft.
When I started out writing independent movie reviews for a local newspaper, my first ever interview (face to face) was with his friend Dan Futterman, who would later direct Hoffman in Capote, one of my favorite movies which Futterman also wrote. Hoffman won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Truman Capote and if you haven’t seen it yet, it’s an amazing movie.
Hoffman was widely…
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