(New York-AP & WXXI News) Philip Seymour Hoffman, a Fairport native, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote and created a gallery of other vivid characters, many of them slovenly and somewhat dissipated, was found dead Sunday in his apartment with what officials said was a needle in his arm. He was 46.
NEW YORK (AP) Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights Wednesday night in memory of Philip Seymour Hoffman, the movie and theater star who earned three Tony Award nominations. Hoffman is a Fairport native.
The Broadway League said Monday the lights will be dimmed for one minute starting at 7:45 p.m. Eastern time.