The actress had worked in three previous movies with the late actor who died recently of a heroin overdose. Amy Adams broke down while mentioning Philip Seymour Hoffman during a session with James Lipton. She was overcome with an onset of tears and couldn’t go on expressing herself any longer.
Amy Adams worked in tandem with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in three movies: Charlie Wilson’s War, Doubt and The Master. She mentioned the great qualities of the actor who had been found dead in his apartment of a drug overdose.
Amy said that Hoffman was a person who saw people as they actually were instead of looking right through them. She said that he was an absolute master at his craft and that there will be none like him for a long time.
Then while talking about Hoffman she lost control and began to sob in fits and jerks. She said that she really loved him and that she couldn’t go on any longer with all this talk about the late actor.
Amy Adams recently appeared in American Hustle and is a class actress in her own right. She had a very close bond with Hoffman who once termed her “the most talented person I know”.
Both on-screen and of-screen the two stars shared chemistry. They held each other in high self-esteem and had only kind words of admiration and appreciation for each other.
Amy stated that work ethic was the most critical factor in an actor’s repertoire. And she said that Hoffman and Meryl Streep had tons of it. The beauty of his soul was such that it touched you deep down inside, said Amy Adams.
He will be remembered by his friends and family. Another actress who also lauded Hoffman recently was the charming Cate Blanchett. Clearly, he was a top method actor who will live on in the annals of thespian history.
Watch video of Amy Adams recalling Hoffman.