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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York home

2 February 2014 Last updated at 19:26 GMT

Oscar-winning American actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in New York, according to US media.

Entertainment journalist Toby Earle describes the star of films including Boogie Nights and the Big Lebowski as the "kind of actor who elevated whatever film he appeared in".