Cause of Death Determined for Award-Winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman

News   Cause of Death Determined for Award-Winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
 
The New York City chief medical examiner's office has revealed that actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died due to accidental acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine, according to Variety.

Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Hoffman died Feb. 2 at age 46. His performances in three Broadway plays led to three Tony Award nominations, most recently for portraying Willy Loman in the 2012 revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. He was also nominated for Best Leading Actor in Sam Shepard’s True West in 2000 and for Best Featured Actor in Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day's Journey Into Night in 2003.

Read Playbill.com's obituary for Mr. Hoffman here.

Today’s Most Popular News:
 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!