Film world reacts to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death

Actors and filmmakers take to Twitter with tributes to the Oscar-winning actor

By Salon Staff

Published February 2, 2014 8:10PM (EST)

Philip Seymour Hoffman     (AP/Matt Sayles)
Philip Seymour Hoffman (AP/Matt Sayles)

After news of Philip Seymour Hoffman's death broke on Saturday, members of the film community  -- both those who had known or worked with him, as well as those who admired his remarkable body of work -- took to Twitter to voice their sadness and pay tribute to the actor.

Ellen Degeneres

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Mia Farrow

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"Raising Hope's" Martha Plimpton

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Albert Brooks

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Garry Shandling

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Michael Moore

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Steve Martin

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Ricky Gervais

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Aaron Paul

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Anna Kendrick

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Jim Carrey

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Octavia Spencer

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Kevin Bacon

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Courtney Love

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Evan Rachel Wood
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Wood and Hoffman both appeared in the George Clooney-directed "The Ides of March."

"Modern Family's" Eric Stonestreet

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Stonestreet had a minor part in "Almost Famous," in which Hoffman gave a memorable turn as legendary rock journalist Lester Bangs.

Val Kilmer

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Whoopi Goldberg

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Michael McKean

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Minnie Driver

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Driver appeared with Hoffman in "Owning Mahowny"

Jon Favreau

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