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Names and faces

Posted: February 8, 2014 at 2:06 a.m.

A private funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman combined sadness and humor on Friday, with Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ethan Hawke, Brian Dennehy, Amy Adams and Ellen Burstyn paying their respects to an actor widely considered among the best of his generation.

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