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Philip Seymour Hoffman leaves bulk of estate to long-term partner

Published on Feb 20, 2014 6:05 AM
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman poses with his award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama for Capote at the 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Jan 16, 2006. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died suddenly earlier this month of a suspected drug overdose, left the bulk of his estate to his long-term companion Marianne O'Donnell, according to a will filed in New York court on Wednesday.

Hoffman, 46, who won a best actor Oscar for his role in the 2005 biographical film Capote, was considered to be one of the finest stage and screen actors of his generation.

O'Donnell, known as Mimi, is the mother of the couple's three young children, Cooper, Tallulah and Willa.

She was also named executor of the estate. The exact value of Hoffman's estate is not known.

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