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PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN recently completed filming is the Mike Nichols film CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR alongside Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts; Sidney Lumet's BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD as well as the independent feature THE SAVAGES with Laura Linney. He last appeared opposite Tom Cruise in the summer's first big action thriller MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 3. Prior to that, Hoffman starred in the feature film CAPOTE, which he executive produced through his company, Cooper's Town Productions, earning him a Golden Globe and SAG Award for his performance. Additionally, he earned an Emmy nomination for his work in the HBO film "Empire Falls,” starring alongside Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward and Robin Wright Penn, among others.

Previous film credits include COLD MOUNTAIN, ALONG CAME POLLY, THE PARTY'S OVER, OWNING MAHOWNY (which had its world premiere at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival), RED DRAGON, PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE, 25TH HOUR, LOVE LIZA, (which was written by his brother, Gordy Hoffman, who won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at Sundance, where the film premiered), ALMOST FAMOUS, STATE AND MAIN, FLAWLESS, MAGNOLIA, THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY, BOOGIE NIGHTS, HAPPINESS, PATCH ADAMS, THE BIG LEBOWSKI, TWISTER, SCENT OF A WOMAN, and NOBODY'S FOOL.

Hoffman is a member and Co-Artistic Director of LAByrinth Theater Company. His stage credits include: "Long Day's Journey Into Night,” "The Seagull” (The New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre), "True West,” "Defying Gravity” (American Place Theater), "The Merchant of Venice” (Directed by Peter Sellars), "Shopping and Fucking” (New York Theater Workshop), and "The Author's Voice.”

His theatrical directorial credits include "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot,” "In Arabia We'd All Be Kings,” and "Jesus Hopped The ‘A' Train,” all written by Stephen Adly Guirgis for LAB. His production of "‘A' Train” was produced to great acclaim Off-Broadway, at the Edinburgh Festival, at London's Donmar Warehouse, and then at the Arts Theatre in London's West End. In addition, he directed LAB's Off-Broadway commercial production of Guirgis' "Our Lady of 121st Street” at the Union Square Theater and Rebecca Gilman's "The Glory of Living” at MCC Theater.

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