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.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was a brilliant, talented man. The news this morning is shocking and sad. My heart goes out to his loved ones.
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.
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.
Just hearing about Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Devastating. What an amazingly gifted actor. RIP.
PSH - I am genuinely shocked, saddened and speechless. A truly wonderful man, with a magical touch. My hero. Thoughts are with his family.
OH NO!!!!! Philip Seymour Hoffman has died. A truly kind, wonderful man and one of our greatest actors - ever.
great actor introspective brilliant original incredibly sad to hear the news about #phillipseymourhoffman
Beautiful beautiful man. We have lost so much joy to something so joyless. RIP PSH.
Phillip Seymour Hoffman was not only a genius actor but a kind, generous man RIP
This is an awful day. Rest In Peace Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Philip Seymour Hoffman. Unbearably, shockingly, deeply sad. Words fail to describe his life and our loss.
Very sad to read of Philip Seymour Hoffman's passing. Keeping his family & friends in my thoughts.
Philip Seymour Hoffman. This is so unbearably sad.
> Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead after suspected overdose