Most of us have heard by now that acclaimed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead at the age of 46 of a suspected heroin overdose in his home in Manhattan Sunday.

Hoffman is being rightfully called one of the greatest actors of his generation.

An article at nydailynews.com says of him:

From his comedic or dark bit roles in the late ‘90s, to his later turns as vulnerable leading men and blowhards — he demonstrated unbelievable control, power and talent.

Check out a look at his career in movie clips at theguardian.com.

It's always sad when a person in the prime of life dies, and even more tragic when it's the result of the person's inner demons, in Hoffman's case, apparently an addiction that reared it's ugly head and took his life.