Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman and singer Elton John look alike.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was born on July 23rd 1967 and died February 2nd 2014. He was an American actor and director. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 biographical film Capote, was nominated three times for Best Supporting Actor and also received three Tony Award nominations for his work in theater. Philip Seymour Hoffman began his acting career in 1991, and the following year he began to appear in films. He gained recognition for his supporting work in a series of notable films, including Scent of a Woman (1992), Twister (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), The Big Lebowski (1998), Patch Adams (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Almost Famous (2000), Red Dragon (2002), 25th Hour (2002), Punch-Drunk Love (2002) and Cold Mountain (2003). His three other Academy Award nominations came for his supporting work in Charlie Wilson’s War (2007), Doubt (2008) and The Master (2012). Other critically acclaimed films in his later years included Owning Mahowny (2003), Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007), The Savages (2007), Synecdoche, New York (2008), Moneyball (2011) and The Ides of March (2011). In 2010, Hoffman made his feature film directorial debut with Jack Goes Boating. Philip Seymour Hoffman was an accomplished theater actor and director. He joined the LAByrinth Theater Company in 1995, and directed and performed in numerous stage productions. His performances in three Broadway plays led to three Tony Award nominations: two for Best Leading Actor, in True West (2000) and Death of a Salesman (2012), and one for Best Featured Actor in Long Day’s Journey into Night (2003). He was a funny memorable actor in the movie Along Came Polly (2004) as Sandy Lyle with Ben Stiller as Reuben Feffer and Jennifer Aniston as Polly Prince. Philip Seymour Hoffman died February 2nd 2014 from want was suspected as a drug overdose.
Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25th March 1947 in Pinner, London, United Kingdom. He is an English singer-songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date. He received a British title naming him Sir Elton Hercules John for Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. In his five-decade career Elton John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits, including seven consecutive No. 1 US albums, fifty-eight Billboard Top 40 singles, twenty-seven Top 10, four No. 2 and nine No. 1. For 31 consecutive years (1970–2000) he has had at least one song in the Billboard Hot 100. He has the most No. 1 hits on US Adult Contemporary Chart (16 No. 1’s). His single “Candle in the Wind 1997” sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is “the best-selling single of all time”. He has received six Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards – winning two awards for Outstanding Contribution to Music and the first Brits Icon in 2013, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, a Disney Legend award, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2004. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him Number 49 on its list of 100 influential musicians of the rock and roll era. In 2008, Billboard ranked him the most successful male solo artist on “The Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists” (third overall). The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), an organization that perceived Eminem’s lyrics to be homophobic. So show the world he was not homophobic Eminem performed with Elton John at the 43rd Grammy Awards ceremony in 2001. Entertainment Weekly put it on its end-of-the-decade, “best-of” list, saying, “It was the hug heard ’round the world. Eminem, under fire for homophobic lyrics, shared the stage with a gay icon for a performance of “Stan” that would have been memorable in any context.
The late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman and British gay singer Elton John look alike.