Earlier today (February 2) Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead at his New York City apartment following a suspected drug overdose.
Many celebrities have since taken to Twitter to pay tribute, including Ellen DeGeneres, Mia Farrow and Hoffman’s The Hunger Games co-star Sam Claflin.
Here is a selection of the tribute tweets.
Ellen DeGeneres: Philip Seymour Hoffman was a brilliant, talented man. The news this morning is shocking and sad. My heart goes out to his loved ones.
Sean Hayes: Such shocking, sad news – Philip Seymour Hoffman was a huge inspiration to me. He will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to his family.
Whoopi Goldberg: I see that it’s not a hoax PSH is dead. condolences to his family… Damn.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson: So incredibly sad to hear one of my favorite actors has passed. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Justin Timberlake: Just hearing about Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Devastating. What an amazingly gifted actor. RIP.
Sam Claflin: PSH – I am genuinely shocked, saddened and speechless. A truly wonderful man, with a magical touch. My hero. Thoughts are with his family.
Mia Farrow: OH NO!!!!! Philip Seymour Hoffman has died. A truly kind, wonderful man and one of our greatest actors – ever.
Sandra Bernhard: great actor introspective brilliant original incredibly sad to hear the news about #phillipseymourhoffman
Lena Dunham: Beautiful beautiful man. We have lost so much joy to something so joyless. RIP PSH.
Andie MacDowell: Phillip Seymour Hoffman was not only a genius actor but a kind, generous man RIP
Eric Stonestreet: This is an awful day. Rest In Peace Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Anna Kendrick: Philip Seymour Hoffman. Unbearably, shockingly, deeply sad. Words fail to describe his life and our loss.
Chelsea Clinton: Very sad to read of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s passing. Keeping his family & friends in my thoughts.
Tom Hiddleston: Philip Seymour Hoffman. This is so unbearably sad.