Celebrate Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Incredible Career With A Few Of Our Favorite Scenes

By: 02.03.14  •  38 Comments
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Philip Seymour Hoffman, who tragically died yesterday at the too-young age of 46, was one of Hollywood’s greatest actors, arguably the greatest of his generation. He had the ability to move seamlessly from comedy to drama, delivering solid, fully-developed performances. He’s left us with an incredibly diverse body of work to be appreciated, and many have spent the last 24 hours pouring over all the clips the internet has to offer. Here are several of his most memorable…

Scotty J. in Boogie Nights (1997): A drunk Scotty J. tries to take his friendship with Dirk to the next level. It of course backfires. We’ve all been there, right? Right?

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Brandt in The Big Lebowski (1998): Every Brandt appearance in The Big Lebowski is gold, so let’s just go with the first.

Phil Pharma in Magnolia (1999): Magnolia is weird for a hundred other reasons besides the raining frogs scene, and Hoffman is great in the movie as a desperate personal nurse to the dying host of a children’s game show.

Lester Bangs in Almost Famous (2000): Everything you need to know about how band’s work.

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