by Liz Fields, Good Morning America
Philip Seymour Hoffman, the Oscar-winning actor who played everything from a maverick CIA agent to a drag queen to a Catholic priest, has died. He was 46.
Police sources say Hoffman was found unconscious at around 11:15 this morning on the bathroom floor of his New York apartment at 35 Bethune Street in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan by friend and screenwriter David Katz, who called 911. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of death has not yet been determined, but a law enforcement official tells ABC News heroin was found at the scene and a hypodermic needle was sticking out of Hoffman’s arm. The New York Police Department is continuing to investigate.
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