12 Things You Didn’t Know about Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Philip Seymour Hoffman unexpectedly passed away on February 2, 2014. The actor had a very successful career starring in Almost Famous, Red Dragon, Doubt, Moneyball, and The Master among countless others. Hoffman most recently was featured in The Hunger Games films and was currently filming the two sequels. It was revealed that a majority of his footage had already been filmed, so the movies will still contain his character. Here is a look at 12 other facts you may not know about the talented actor:

1. Hoffman was in a long term relationship with costume designer Mimi O’Donnell. The couple met in 1999 while working on a play that Hoffman was directing. The couple have three children: Cooper 10, Tallulah 7, and Willa 5.

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Tim Gerstenberger received a BA degree in Communication from Saginaw Valley State University and a MSA degree in Human Resources from Central Michigan University. He currently works as a Recruiter for Chemical Bank, one of the largest banks headquartered in the state of Michigan. His past work has been published on Yahoo! and Examiner. He also contributes to other television/celebrity based websites. He has had a passion for TV since an early age and some of his current favorite shows include: Friends, The Office, How I Met Your Mother, Happy Endings, Bones, The Mindy Project, Chicago Fire, and The Good Wife. He currently resides in the Bay City, Michigan area.
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