Tributes are flowing for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died today at the age of 46 from an apparent drug overdose.
Stars have taken to Twitter to remember the actor, who had starred in many acclaimed movies, including Magnolia, Mission: Impossible III, Boogie Nights, The Boat that Rocked, The Master and Moneyball.
He won a Best Actor Oscar for his role in 2005's Capote.
Hoffman leaves behind his partner of 15 years, Mimi O'Donnell, and their three children.
In a statement, his family said the "outpouring of love and support" was appreciated. They asked people to respect their privacy.
"We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone," they said in a statement.
Read Twitter tributes for the star:
RIP Phil Seymour Hoffman. I was lucky enough to have worked with him once. He was the real deal, a proper performance practitioner.. genius.— Rhys Darby (@rhysiedarby) February 2, 2014
We lost one of the greats today. Philip Seymour Hoffman RIP my friend. You will be missed always and forever.— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) February 2, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman was a brilliant, talented man. The news this morning is shocking and sad. My heart goes out to his loved ones.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) February 2, 2014
OH NO!!!!! Philip Seymour Hoffman has died. A truly kind, wonderful man and one of our greatest actors - ever— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) February 2, 2014
Just hearing about Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Devastating. What an amazingly gifted actor. RIP— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) February 2, 2014
Such shocking & sad news. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. One of the greatest actors of a generation and a sweet, funny & humble man.— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) February 2, 2014
I'd have watched Philip Seymour Hoffman in anything. Absolutely anything. RIP.— Charlie Brooker (@charltonbrooker) February 2, 2014
Rest in peace Philip Seymour Hoffman. You were one of the best. You're gone way too soon. #RIPPhilipSeymourHoffman— Joel McHale (@joelmchale) February 2, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of our lifetime.— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) February 2, 2014
I have no words. You will be missed!— christina applegate (@1capplegate) February 2, 2014
Phillip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of our time. Really terrible news today.— John Legend (@johnlegend) February 2, 2014
Can't believe the news about Phil Hoffman. One of the most charming, understated and generous men i've worked with. And my favourite actor.— chris o'dowd (@BigBoyler) February 2, 2014
Shocked and very sad to hear about the great #PhilipSeymourHoffman .— Sam Neill (@TwoPaddocks) February 2, 2014
Just heard the news about @ Philip Seymour Hoffman. RIP my friend and God speed. You will always have a special place in my heart.— Isiah Whitlock Jr. (@IsiahWhitlockJr) February 2, 2014
I am so heartbroken over the loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman. He will be missed.— Betsy Brandt (@betsy_brandt) February 2, 2014