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16 Philip Seymour Hoffman Movies To Fill The Hole In Your Heart

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Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) | ROBYN BECK via Getty Images

Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday (Feb. 2) afternoon in his Manhattan apartment. It is believed Hoffman died from a drug overdose. The actor had battled drug abuse in his early 20s, and underwent drug detox treatment in May of 2013 for substances including heroin.

The abrupt death of the great actor is mourned by many of his colleagues and fans, all aware of a brilliant talent gone too soon. In honor of the many, many great works Hoffman was a part of, here are 16 of the actor's most exceptional performances.

Scotty J., Boogie Nights (1997)
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(Photo: Listal)

Brandt, "The Big Lebowski" (1998)
(Photo: Alienation Mentale)

Allen, "Happiness" (1998)
(Photo: Videoccult)

Phil Parma, "Magnolia" (1999)
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(Photo: FortyFPS)

Freddie, "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999)
(Photo: A Fistful of Films)

Lester Bangs, "Almost Famous" (2000)
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(Photo: Rock NYC)

Dean Trumbell, "Punch-Drunk Love" (2002)
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(Photo: Hope Lies)

Truman Capote, "Capote" (2005)
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(Photo: Ace Show Biz)

Owen Davian, "Mission: Impossible 3" (2006)
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(Photo: Person Absurd)

Lenny Savage, "The Savages" (2007)
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(Photo: Collider)

Andy Hanson, "Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead" (2007)
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(Photo: ThinkFilm)

Gust Avrakotos, "Charlie Wilson’s War" (2007)
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(Photo: Kickass Torrents)

Caden Cotard, "Synecdoche, New York" (2008)
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(Photo: Ace Show Biz)

Father Brendan Flynn, "Doubt" (2008)
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(Photo: Sound on Sight)

Paul Zara, "The Ides of March" (2011)
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(Photo: Collider)

Lancaster Dodd, "The Master" (2012)
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(Photo: Movie Knight)

Remember your favorite Hoffman performances in the comments section below.

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