Philip Seymour Hoffman Gets BAFTA Bash

3:59 AM PST 04/20/2011 by By Stuart Kemp
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Oscar and British Academy film winner to be treated to a BAFTA Life in Pictures shindig.

LONDON – Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman is to be treated to a BAFTA Life in Pictures shindig courtesy of the British Academy of Film, Television and the Arts in early May.

The multi-hyphenate, who secured an Oscar and a British Academy Film award for his portrayal of Truman Capote in Capote in 2006, will be the center of attention for the celebration.

A graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Hoffman’s movie roles include outings in Scent of a Woman, Twister, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, The Talented Mr. Ripley and Almost Famous.

Hoffman is also a theater actor and director and has directed and performed in numerous Off-Broadway productions including Tony nominated turns in True West and Long Day's Journey into Night.

The event takes place at the Cineworld cinema complex in Central London on May 5.

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