Cate Blanchett, Joaquin Phoenix and More Say Final Farewell

rs_634x1024-140207093531-634.cate-blanchett-philip-seymour-hoffman-funeral-020714Philip Seymour Hoffman’s friends, family and fellow actors said goodbye to the late actor on Friday.

Cate Blanchett, Mary-Louise Parker, Spike Lee, Ethan Hawke and Joaquin Phoenix were photographed making their way in to a private funeral service for the Oscar winner held at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church in Manhattan. Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Amy Adams, Justin Theroux and one of the Olsen twins were also reportedly in attendance.

Hoffman’s loved ones have asked that in lieu of sending flowers, mourners make contributions to causes that were close to Hoffman’s heart, the DreamYard Project and theChristopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

The actor is survived by 10-year-old son Cooper, 7-year-old daughter Tallulah, 5-year-oldWilla and the mother of his children, Mimi O’Donnell. A rep for Hoffman, who was just 46 at the time of his death, said in a statement that the family “wishes to thank everyone for their continued support and good wishes.” An additional memorial service is in the works for later this month.philipsetour

The Capote star was found dead last Sunday in his New York City apartment of an apparent overdose, had struggled with addiction problems in the past. He attended rehab after college and stayed sober for 23 years. In May 2013, however, he sought treatment after relapsing with heroin.


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