Cause of Death Determined for Award-Winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
28 Feb 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman
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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.
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’sLong Day's Journey Into Night in 2003.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.