Michael Clarke Duncan, Academy Award-nominated actor for The Green Mile, died this morning due to complications of a prior heart attack. He was 54.
Roger Ebert has died today after revealing a recurrence of cancer earlier this week. He bravely battled with poor health due to thyroid and salivary gland cancer over the past decade. He will be especially remembered as a great film critic and movie lover from his 46 year career. He will be missed.
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The actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York Apartment Sunday morning of an apparent overdose. The New York Times report:
The official said Mr. Hoffman, 46, was found in his West Village apartment around 11:30 a.m. by a friend who had become concerned at not being able to reach Mr. Hoffman.
Investigators found a syringe in his arm and an envelope containing what is believed to be her0in, the official said.
"It's pretty apparent that it was an overdose," the official said. "The syringe was in his arm."
Hoffman won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2005 with his portrayal of Truman Capote in the film "Capote."
He was most recently known for his role in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" He was slated to star in two more installments.
Sad, sad news. Rest in peace.