Entertainment

Published: Monday February 10, 2014 MYT 4:05:00 PM
Updated: Monday February 10, 2014 MYT 5:53:48 PM

Hollywood's best turn out in force to mourn Philip Seymour Hoffman

The Oscar-winning actor’s funeral brought out some of Hollywood’s most distinguished talents including Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep.

Family and close friends bid their final farewells on Friday at a private funeral for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose tragic death of an apparent overdose at the age of 46 robbed the entertainment world of one of its finest talents. Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Joaquin Phoenix, Spike Lee, Amy Adams, Justin Theroux, Mary Louise Parker, Ethan Hawke, and Chris Rock were among the Hollywood stars who attended the service at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola on Manhattan’s Upper East Side to mourn the death of the Oscar-winning actor.

Pallbearers carrying the remains of Philip Seymour Hoffman up the steps of the entrance of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York. 

Longtime partner Mimi O'Donnell and three children can be seen tearfully watching as Hoffman's remains are carried into the church for the funeral.

Among the celebrity mourners who attended Hoffman's funeral were Australian actor Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton who was seen leaving the church looking visibly upset. Blanchett previously worked with Hoffman in The Talented Mr. Ripley in 1999.

Also in attendance was film director Spike Lee, who directed Hoffman in 2002's 25th Hour.

Actor Joaquin Phoenix with his partner Allie Teilz attended the funeral in sombre yet matching outfits. Phoenix had acted alongside Hoffman in The Master in 2012.

Actor John C. Reilly mourning Hoffman's death. The two had worked together on Magnolia, the acclaimed 1999 movie directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and also on the Broadway stage.

Ellen Burstyn attended Hoffman's wake at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel on the night before his funeral.

Actor Justin Theroux seen looking bereft as he was leaving Hoffman's wake.

Actress Amy Adams seen alighting from a car in order to attend Hoffman's wake in New York.

Tags / Keywords: Entertainment, Philip Seymour Hoffman, funeral, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Joaquin Phoenix, Michelle Williams, Spike Lee

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