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Philip Seymour Hoffman stars in "Moneyball," opposite Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, as Art Howe, and George Clooney's "The Ides of March," opposite Ryan Gosling and Paul Giamatti.

Philip Seymour Hoffman recently made his feature directorial debut with "Jack Goes Boating," in which he also co-starred alongside Amy Ryan, John Ortiz and Daphne Rubin Vega. The movie was produced by Cooper's Town Productions and based on the play of the same name. Other recent film credits are Richard Curtis's "Pirate Radio," Charlie Kaufman's "Synecdoche," "New York," John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt," Tamara Jenkins' "The Savages," Mike Nichols' "Charlie Wilson's War," and Sidney Lumet's "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead." It was Hoffman's performance in "Capote," directed by Bennett Miller and executive produced through his company, Cooper's Town Productions, for which he earned an Oscar, a Golden Globe and SAG Award. 

Further film credits include "Mission: Impossible III," "Along Came Polly," "Cold Mountain," "The Party's Over," "Owning Mahowny," "25th Hour," "Red Dragon," "Punch-Drunk Love," "Love Liza," "Almost Famous," "State and Main," "The Talented Mr. Ripley," "Magnolia," "Flawless," "Patch Adams," "Happiness," "The Big Lebowski," "Boogie Nights," "Twister," "Nobody's Fool," "Scent of a Woman," and HBO's "Empire Falls."

Hoffman joined the LAByrinth Theater Company in 1995 and was its Co-Artistic Director for over 10 years before stepping down. As an actor, his theater credits include a limited run in "Othello," adapted and directed by Peter Sellars, performed in Vienna and New York; LAByrinth's production of "Jack Goes Boating" (The Public Theater), "Long Day's Journey Into Night" (Broadway), "The Seagull" (The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival), "True West" (Broadway), "Defying Gravity" (American Place Theatre), "The Merchant of Venice" (directed by Peter Sellars), "Shopping and F*cking" (New York Theatre Workshop) and "The Author's Voice" (Drama Department). 

His theater directing credits include the world premieres of "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot," "Our Lady of 121st Street," "Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train," "In Arabia We'd All Be Kings," and "The Little Flower of East Orange," all written by Stephen Adly Guirgis and produced by LAByrinth. Hoffman's celebrated New York production of "Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train" was presented at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where it won the Fringe First Award, and London's Donmar Warehouse, where it was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Play. It then moved on to London's West End for an extended run at The Arts Theatre. Similarly, his acclaimed production of "Our Lady of 121st Street" transferred off Broadway to the Union Square Theater, where it ran for nearly six months.

Additionally, Hoffman directed Rebecca Gilman's "The Glory of Living" at MCC Theater. He traveled to Australia to direct Andrew Upton's "Riflemind" at the famed Sydney Theater Company and later mounted the play in London. He's also directed Brett C. Leonard's "The Long Red Road" for the Goodman Theater in Chicago and returned to the Sydney Theater Company to direct "True West."

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Age: 49 years old
Birthday: July 23, 1967
Height: 5' 9 ½"
Nickname: Phil
Birthplace: Fairport, NY

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