Phillip Seymour Hoffman

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Philip Seymour Hoffman

When moviegoers recognized Philip Seymour Hoffman, it was usually for his roles as a scene-stealing character actor in movies like Boogie Nights, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Magnolia and Almost Famous. In 2005's Capote, Philip wowed audiences with his portrayal as famed author Truman Capote, for which he won Oscar® gold.
In Doubt, Philip plays Father Brendan Flynn, a priest who is suspected of abusing a black student.