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    US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in New York.

    According to police sources, the 46-year-old was discovered in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday after a friend called the emergency services. He reportedly died of an apparent drug overdose.

    Hoffman won a Best Actor Oscar for his 2005 portrayal of writer Truman Capote.

    He also received three Academy Award
    nominations as Best Supporting Actor.