Hollywood has taken to Twitter to pay their respects to Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman.
The talented actor was tragically found dead at his Manhattan apartment in New York of a suspected overdose on Sunday afternoon; he was only 46.
And the stars went social to pay their condolences.
Mandy Moore wrote: “Goodness. I never met Philip Seymour Hoffman but he sure was one of the greats. Condolences to his loved ones and all who admired his art.”
Shannon Doherty tweeted: “RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman. What a talented man gone too soon.”
Shannon Elizabeth was left upset by the actor’s sudden passing, she wrote: “This is so sad& huge loss for Hollywood. My prayers go out to his family & friends. May he rest in peace.”
Singer John Legend also paid tribute to the talented star by writing: “Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of our time. Really terrible news today.”
While Ricki Lake wrote: “RIP #PhilipSeymourHoffman. What a senseless and terrible loss.”
Jenny McCarthy posted: “RIP Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Prayers to his family.”
British comic Ricky Gervais wrote: “Sometimes, life Sharts.”
Jim Carrey, was also obviously upset by today’s tragic news, when he wrote: “Dear Philip, a beautiful beautiful soul. For the most sensitive among us the noise can be too much. Bless your heart.”
And superstar Cher opened-up about her feelings via social media by tweeting: “Devastated. About Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death. He was an Actors Actor! Life Seems 2B Like The Breath, We Use 2 Blow The Candles Out.”
While Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul, who worked with Hoffman on Mission Impossible III back in 2006, wrote: “We lost one of the greats today. Philip Seymour Hoffman RIP. You will be missed always and forever.”
Following his passing Hoffman’s family released a statement saying: “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support.”