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Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead: Stars React To Oscar-Winning Actor's Death

02/02/2014 20:37 GMT | Updated 02/02/2014 20:59 GMT
Ian West/PA Wire
File photo dated 19/10/11 of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman who has been found dead after suffering an "apparent drug overdose", the New York Police Department said.

Stars of the big and small screen have taken to Twitter to express their sadness and shock at the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

The Oscar-winning actor was found dead at his New York apartment earlier today at the age of 46.

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Police have yet to confirm the cause of death, but the New York Post are reporting it was from a drug overdose.

The acclaimed actor is best known for his outstanding performances in films like 'The Master', "Doubt, 'Charlie Wilson's War' and 'Capote', which he won the Best Actor Oscar for in 2005.

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