The 46-year-old actor was reportedly found dead at his apartment in New York City. The cause of his death has not been determined. Early reports are speculating a drug overdose, but his death remains unconfirmed.
Philip, who was an Academy Award winning actor, has recently been seen in the second entry in The Hunger Games trilogy. It is uncertain what will happen to his character in the upcoming films.
My thoughts go out to Hoffman‘s friends and family during this difficult time.
Death is something that we never know when it will come, and it always pains me to see talented and giving people ripped from our world. The silver screen will seem a little dimmer without him on it.