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Flowers and candles are laid at a memorial for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman outside Philip Marie Restaurant and bar on Hudson Street in Manhattan, New York February 2, 2014. REUTERS/John Taggart

Drug overdose suspected in death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman

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By Victoria Cavaliere and Chris Michaud

NEW YORK, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and winner of an Academy Award for his title role in the film "Capote," was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an apparent drug overdose.


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