RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  1. Handyman

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    I've always loved this guy's work - he'll be missed. Its a shame he had to go so young.

    http://abcnews.go.com/US/philip-seymour-hoffman-dead-46/story?id=22335771
  2. i_got_a_mohawk

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    Just saw this myself, younger than I thought he was, too young.
  3. Mushroo

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    NOOOOOO!!!

    I see a memorial viewing of Big Lebowski in my near future.
  4. Duuuuuuuuuude

    Duuuuuuuuuude

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    He was a bona fide weirdo. He'll be missed
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  6. i_got_a_mohawk

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  7. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

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    I hope he stays away from "the suck zone."
  8. Ironbar

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    Just saw this. Shame he couldn't beat his demons. He was genuinely talented.
  9. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

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    That sucks. He was great in everything he was in...maybe excluding twister but that wasn't his fault. But man, that really sucks.
  10. bluesblaster

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    needle and the damage done, RIP
  11. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

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    That's sad news. He was great in every role I ever saw him in.
  12. BurningSkies

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    I loved his work in The Graduate.
  13. Gazman

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    Are you thinking of Dustin Hoffman?

    I'm shocked about Phillip, it's just horrible news.
  14. Duuuuuuuuuude

    Duuuuuuuuuude

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  15. BurningSkies

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    Thank you. It's what I do best.
  16. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

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    He was a real talent. It's a shame he couldn't get a hold of his personal demons. Those demons were part of what made him a great actor, IMO. RIP.
  17. Dave Siff

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    Talented guy, big loss. He did a lot of serious roles in big-time movies, but for my money, "I just sharted" is still one of the funniest lines in Hollywood history.
  18. Milk

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    My gf just told me about this. One of the best actor of his generation. I'm not often affected by celebrity deaths but this one does somehow. A real shame. A great actor. Damn drugs. RIP Philip. You leave a good legacy with your movies but we were hoping to see you in more for a long time.
  19. Mushroo

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    We don't have all the fact yet, just speculation...

    Supposedly there is some really dangerous laced heroin going around right now, if indeed a celebrity died from it, maybe it will help bring more attention to the problem. (not that is any consolation to the Hoffman family :()

    Be safe people!!
  20. tastybasslines

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    Addiction claims another. It's no joke.
  21. Milk

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    He'd been in rehab last year. Unfortunately everything points to drugs. Also i was under the impression this was more than speculation at this point.

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