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Philip Seymour Hoffman

1967 - 2014

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Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor. Known for his distinctive supporting and character roles—eccentrics, underdogs, and misfits—he acted in many films and theatrical productions, including leading roles, from the early 1990s until his death in 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip Seymour Hoffman has received more than 23,063,179 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Philip Seymour Hoffman is the 647th most popular actor (up from 656th in 2019), the 1,201st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,185th in 2019) and the 320th most popular American Actor.

Philip Seymour Hoffman is most famous for his role as Truman Capote in the 2005 film Capote.

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  • 23M

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  • 60.88

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Philip Seymour Hoffman ranks 647 out of 9,996Before him are Dennis Quaid, Elizabeth Montgomery, Andrew Garfield, Morgan Fairchild, Wentworth Miller, and David McCallum. After him are J. K. Simmons, Idina Menzel, Bruce Dern, Max Linder, Jeroen Krabbé, and Katharina Schratt.

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Among people born in 1967, Philip Seymour Hoffman ranks 17Before him are Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Kane, Carla Bruni, Denis Villeneuve, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Mark Rutte. After him are Benicio del Toro, Mark Ruffalo, Aleksandr Karelin, Pamela Anderson, Mike Portnoy, and Matt LeBlanc. Among people deceased in 2014, Philip Seymour Hoffman ranks 42Before him are Mickey Rooney, Robert A. Dahl, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, Karlheinz Böhm, Daniel Keyes, and Maurice Duverger. After him are Pete Seeger, Dobrica Ćosić, Stephanie Kwolek, Udo Jürgens, James Garner, and Ernesto Laclau.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Philip Seymour Hoffman ranks 1,201 out of 18,182Before him are Andrew Garfield (1983), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Fred Trump (1905), Paul Krugman (1953), Avery Brundage (1887), and Andrew S. Tanenbaum (1944). After him are Pete Seeger (1919), J. K. Simmons (1955), Vincente Minnelli (1903), Stanley Kramer (1913), Stephanie Kwolek (1923), and Harry Harlow (1905).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Philip Seymour Hoffman ranks 320Before him are Bubba Smith (1945), Scott Wilson (1942), Dennis Quaid (1954), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Andrew Garfield (1983), and Morgan Fairchild (1950). After him are J. K. Simmons (1955), Idina Menzel (1971), Bruce Dern (1936), Vera Miles (1929), James Spader (1960), and Jackie Coogan (1914).

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