Pop-culture Expert: Philip Seymour Hoffman could have had a long fruitful career.
February 2, 2014
Rob Weiner is available to comment on the actor's passing.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Texas Tech’s pop culture expert is available to comment on the passing of Philip Seymour
Rob Weiner, associate librarian and pop culture expert, Texas Tech University Library,
(806) 742-2238 ext. 282 office, (806) 780-8775 mobile, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “There are those actors and artists who are good, but then there are those who truly
have great talent. Hoffman belonged in the latter category.”
- “In every role, no matter how small, Hoffman’s onscreen presence provided the audience
with something unique.”
- “Even though he had been acting for many years, it felt as though Hoffman was just
getting started. It’s tragic that drugs and alcohol played such a prominent role in
his personal life, as I have no doubt Hoffman would have continued to even greater
- There is good reason Hoffman was always nominated for Golden Globes and Oscars, his
work in films like ‘Capote’ and ‘The Master’ were memorable, and in ‘The Hunger Games’
it was vital.”
- “Hoffman also showed that he could be a fine director in the quirky ‘Jack Goes Boating