Philip Seymour Hoffman honored at Oscars during ‘In Memoriam’ tribute

As expected, Philip Seymour Hoffman was honored at the In Memoriam tribute during the Oscars with the very last spot in the video, as the clip of Hoffman lingered on-screen at the very end of the segment.

There were 47 names in the tribute, including James Gandolfini (the first person shown), along with Shirley Temple Black, Harold Ramis, Roger Ebert and Elmore Leonard.

Hoffman, 46, died on Feb. 2 of an accidental overdose in his New York City apartment. Last week, the New York medical examiner released the official cause of death as an “acute mixed drug intoxication” including heroin and cocaine.

Oscar-winner Hoffman won the Best Actor trophy in 2006 for his leading role in “Capote.” He was nominated three times for Best Supporting Actor for his work in “The Master” in 2012, “Doubt” in 2008 and “Charlie Wilson’s War” in 2007.

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Emily Yahr is an entertainment reporter and pop culture blogger for the Style section. She joined the Post in May 2008, a week before she graduated from the University of Maryland, and worked on Lisa de Moraes' TV Column and blog.
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