The award-winning American actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead at his flat in New York at the age of 46. His body was found after a friend called emergency services and police say he died of a drug overdose. The actor won an Oscar for his portrayal of the writer Truman Capote in the 2005 film Capote. Hoffman was a versatile actor who played in a number of indy films before playing in some blockbusters such as Mission Impossible and more recently The Hunger Games. He is a true talent that has been lost to the world of acting.