Breaking: Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead, aged 46.

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead

In tragic news, actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in a New York City apartment.

US media outlets have reported that the Oscar winner was found Sunday morning inside of his Greenwich apartment of a suspected drug overdose.

It has been reported that the actor had struggled with drug problems, most recently checking himself into a rehab facility for heroin back in May.

The NY Post report that the actor was found in the bathroom with a hypodermic needle still in his arm.

Hoffman, 46, won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 biographical film Capote, and received three Academy Award nominations as Best Supporting Actor.

Hoffman was in the middle of filming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2.

Vale Philip Seymour Hoffman. 

The actor was 46 years old

Here are some of his best performances on screen:

Almost Famous:

The Master: