Philip Seymour Hoffman's family releases statement on actor's death

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Bffg9eQCIAABhz_.jpg-largeThe world lost one of it’s most beloved souls on Sunday when actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment from an apparent drug overdose at the age of 46. Instantly after his death was made public, fans and critics began pouring out their love and respect for Hoffman who managed to touch each and every moviegoer who watched him in a different way.

No two people will name the same Philip Seymour Hoffman scene as their favorite, which right there tells you all you need to know about the man’s legacy as not only an actor but also as a human being. Hoffman’s family issued a statement on the tragic death asking for privacy and also thanking those who shared their love for a man who was a partner and a father.

We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone. This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving. Please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers.

Hoffman was a unique talent and an even better human being. The stories about him now surfacing only reinforce the notion that the world lost someone special on Sunday and the world was robbed of a truly fantastic human being.

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