Various news organizations are reporting that actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his New York apartment of an apparent drug overdose.  He was 46 years old.  An Oscar winner, he was not only a film actor but a theater performer and director as well.  One of the finest American actors of the last twenty years, he will be sorely missed.

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Rob Ross

Rob Ross has been, for good, bad or indifferent, involved in the music industry for over 30 years - first as guitarist/singer/songwriter with The Punch Line, then as freelance journalist, producer and manager to working for independent and major record labels. He resides in Staten Island, New York with his wife and cats; he works out a lot, reads voraciously, loves Big Star and his orange Gretsch. Doesn't that make him neat?

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