Hollywood immediately took to Twitter to comment on the shocking death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, after news of his apparent drug overdose broke on Sunday.
Stars of all generations — from “Breaking Bad” actor Aaron Paul to comedian Steve Martin — commented on the 46-year-old “Capote” actor’s sudden passing.
“Shocked to hear of Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s death,” Martin said, before lauding the Oscar-winning actor’s work in “Death of A Salesman.”
“If you missed him as Willy Loman, you missed a Willy Loman for all time.”
Initially, the shock of the news bombarded Twitter.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was an American actor and director. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 biographical film Capote, and received three Academy Award nominations as Best Supporting Actor.