Philip Seymour Hoffman (born July 23, 1967) is an American actor and 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), Cold Mountain (2003), Along Came Polly (2004) and Mission: Impossible III (2006). This book is your ultimate resource for Philip Seymour Hoffman. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about his Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Violence of Summer (Law & Order), Leap of Faith (film), Scent of a Woman, Joey Breaker, My Boyfriend's Back (film), Money for Nothing (1993 film), The Getaway (1994 film), When a Man Loves a Woman (film), Nobody's Fool (1994 film), Hard Eight (film), Twister (1996 film), Boogie Nights, Liberty!, Montana (film), Next Stop Wonderland, The Big Lebowski, Happiness (1998 film), Patch Adams (film), Flawless (1999 film), Magnolia (film), The Talented Mr. Ripley (film), State and Main, Almost Famous, Love Liza, Punch-Drunk Love, Red Dragon (film), 25th Hour, Owning Mahowny, Cold Mountain (film), Along Came Polly, Strangers with Candy (film), Empire Falls (TV miniseries), Capote (film), Mission: Impossible III, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, The Savages (film), Charlie Wilson's War, Synecdoche, New York, Doubt (2008 film), Mary and Max, The Boat That Rocked, The Invention of Lying, Jack Goes Boating (film), Moneyball (film), The Ides of March (film), The Master (2012 film).