Oscar winner Hoffman, 46, found dead

Posted: February 3, 2014 at 3:23 a.m.

NEW YORK — Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for Best Actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote and created a gallery of other vivid characters, was found dead Sunday in his apartment in what officials said was an apparent drug overdose. He was 46.

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