Philip Seymour Hoffman
Birth Name: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Birth Place: Fairport, New York, USA
Death Place: New York, New York, USA
Philip Seymour Hoffman was born on July 23, 1967, and raised in the upstate New York town of Fairport, along with two sisters and a brother. Their father was a Xerox salesman and their mother, a politically active liberal and feminist organizer attended law school and eventually became a family court judge. She was also the cultural ambassador of the family, taking her children on arts and theater trips to New York City, where the future Academy Award winner first absorbed stage dramas by the likes of Arthur Miller. But whereas older brother Gordon enjoyed making Super 8 films and younger sister Emily appeared in school plays, Hoffman was initially the jock of the family, particularly talent...
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