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's obituary for Mr. Hoffman here.