22 of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Most Memorable Movie Roles (Photos)

You can gauge the quality of his work by his Oscar nominations (four), collaborations with Paul Thomas Anderson (five) or indelible performances in otherwise forgettable movies (too many). There’s just one thing you can’t question: Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s immense talent.

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