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Philip Seymour Hoffman remembered by priest

Published: Monday, Feb. 3 2014 4:10 p.m. MST

In this March 15, 2012 file photo, actors Philip Seymour Hoffman, left, and Andrew Garfield appear at the curtain call for the opening night performance of the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "Death of A Salesman" in New York. The production is nominated for best revival of a play at the Tony Awards, airing Sunday, June 10 on CBS. The Rev. James Martin, S.J., recently spoke about the relationship he had with the late actor.

Charles Sykes, file, Associated Press

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The Rev. James Martin, S.J., recently spoke about the relationship he had with Philip Seymour Hoffman, the late actor who died Sunday, according to The Huffington Post.

Martin and Hoffman worked on a couple of pieces together, including the play “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot,” which Hoffman directed, and “Doubt,” in which Hoffman played Father Brendan Flynn.

“I learned a lot about humility from him,” Martin told The Huffington Post. “Phil treated all the actors — well-known and not-as-well-known — with the same respect and dignity. And in conversation, he would say, 'I'm making a film,' not, 'I'm starring in 'Capote,'' which he was at the time.”

Read the full article at huffingtonpost.com.

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