Philip Seymour Hoffman died on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose. Credit: Getty
News of Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman's death shocked the world on Sunday and celebrities took to social media outlets to pay their respects. Hoffman, who was 46 when he died of an apparent drug overdose, won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in 2005's "Capote" and was widely regarded as one of Hollywood's most versatile actors.
Actors, talk show hosts, politicians and rock stars alike took to Twitter to pay tribute to Hoffman.
Love you Philip Seymor Hoffman. You were an inspiration to me and working on Cold Mountain together changed my life. R.I.P. Buddy! Love
While many mentioned Hoffman's film roles, actor Steve Martin brought up his role as Willy Loman in "Death of a Salesman" on Broadway in 2012. Martin wrote, "If you missed him as Willy Loman, you missed a Willy Loman for all time."
Shocked to hear of Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s death. If you missed him as Willy Loman, you missed a Willy Loman for all time.