The 46-year-old actor, who appeared on Broadway in Death of a Salesman and Long Day's Journey Into Night, died Feb. 2 at his Manhattan apartment. Read Hoffman's full obituary on Playbill.com here.
Hoffman's colleagues and contemporaries have shared their thoughts on his passing via social media.
The Labyrinth Theater Company, which was an artistic home for the actor, issued the following statement:
"We are heartbroken by the loss of our beloved friend, company member, and former artistic director, Philip Seymour Hoffman. His contributions to the Labyrinth family as an artist and mentor are immeasurable. We join everyone in mourning the passing of one of the great lights of our generation."
There's a deep sadness felt in the hearts of our theater community today. Phlip Seymour Hoffman is simply one of our finest stage actors.
— Actors Equity (@ActorsEquity) February 2, 2014
The family of Philip Seymour Hoffman says, "We are devastated…please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers." pic.twitter.com/lsVax7vBdK
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) February 2, 2014
RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. A tremendous talent. Such a loss. http://t.co/x7JNWdQRzV
Shocked and saddened to be hearing of the loss of Phillip Seymour Hoffman. One of our finest. Life is so precious.
— Reeve Carney (@reevecarney) February 2, 2014
I have such vivid memories of Philip Seymour Hoffman's extraordinary stage performances. RIP.
— Christopher Shinn (@chris_shinn) February 2, 2014
Today's two performances at @GhostBroadway are dedicated to PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN!! We love you and miss you already.
— Brandon Curry (@brandoncurry7) February 2, 2014
We were robbed of a great talent today R.I.P. #PhilipSeymourHoffman
So fucking tragic. A great artist in so many ways. A great New Yorker. A great sports fan. #RIPPhilipSeymourHoffman
Deeply sad news of Phillip Seymour Hoffman's death.Too soon. What indelible performances he has left us with. Man, there are no guarantees.
We mourn the loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman, a wonderful actor, a true artist, a gentleman, a friend. http://t.co/dNcDixH97s
— Stella Adler Studio (@StellaAdlerNY) February 2, 2014
The Festival family is deeply saddened by the tragic death of our dear friend and colleague Philip Seymour... http://t.co/LygnkzUey3
— Williamstown Theatre (@WTFest) February 2, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman. RIP to one of the best we had. Devastating.
So increadibly sad to hear one of my favorite actors has passed. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman.
We remember PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN. A great man of the theater.
— O&M Co. (@OandMCo) February 2, 2014
My strongest image of Philip Seymour Hoffman, along with his films, was how he proudly had his arm around his son at the Oscars last year.
Wow. Phillip Seymour Hoffman. R. I. P. you definitely left your mark. You will be missed!
Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't settle for just being the best theater actor of his generation. He ran a major, influential company, the Lab
— Jason Zinoman (@zinoman) February 2, 2014
— ruth mackenzie (@ruthmackenzie) February 2, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman. Unbearably, shockingly, deeply sad. Words fail to describe his life and our loss.
This is so sad. The world lost a brilliant talent today. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. http://t.co/mXBGpvUWU9
— Jared Gertner (@JaredGertner) February 2, 2014
— The Public Theater (@PublicTheaterNY) February 2, 2014
What a terrible shock & shame to hear. I have looked up to Philip Seymour Hofmann as someone who epitomized someone who cared for the art
RIP Phillip Seymour Hoffman. One of the best ever. So sad.
— steven pasquale (@StevePasquale) February 2, 2014
Wow....I can't believe the news about Phillip Seymour Hoffman...RIP...so sad...my thoughts and prayers are with his family....
— patina (@patinamiller) February 2, 2014
— Howard Sherman (@HESherman) February 2, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of our lifetime.
Shocked and saddened by the passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Addiction is a disease. Please don't ever be afraid to ask for help.
Oh my God. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. One of the greatest of all time. I can't believe this. So sad.
— Hettienne (@HettiennePark) February 2, 2014