Hoffman won the best actor Oscar for his role as writer Truman Capote character in “Capote.”
Hoffman was a favorite of Paul Thomas Anderson, appearing in several of the director’s movies including “Punch Drunk Love.”
Hoffman appeared as the charismatic cult leader in Paul Thomas Anderson’s most recent film, “The Master.”
Hoffman played a closeted porn actor in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Boogie Nights.”
Hoffman acted alongside Tom Cruise in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Magnolia.”
Hoffman appeared alongside Andrew Garfield in the critically acclaimed revival of “Death of a Salesman.”
Hoffman appeared as the brown-nosed assistant to the rich villian in the Coen brothers’ classic “The Big Lebowski.”
Hoffman played the curmudgeonly music editor in Cameron Crowe’s classic “Almost Famous.”
Hoffman as introverted high school teacher Jacob Elinsky in Spike Lee’s “The 25th Hour.”
Hoffman played a heroin addict in “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead” and struggled with drugs during his life.
Hoffman appeared with George Clooney in “The Ides of March.”
Hoffman starred alongside John C. Reilly in the Broadway verson of “True West.”
Hoffman appeared in Paul Thomas Anderson’s first feature “Hard Eight.”
Hoffman appears alongside Jennifer Lawrence in the “Hunger Games” franchise.
Hoffman recently appeared in “God’s Pocket” with Christina Hendricks, which played at Sundance.
Hoffman also recently appeared in Anton Corbijn’s “A Most Wanted Man,” which played at Sundance as well.