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Theaters all along New York City's famed Broadway dimmed their lights Wednesday in remembrance of acclaimed stage and screen actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday at age 46.

Hoffman, an Oscar-winner with a passion for the stage, was nominated for three Tony Awards during his career —most recently for his performance in a 2012 revival of "Death of a Salesman."

Madison Square Garden, which technically is just off Broadway, also honored the actor.

Theater districts outside of New York also planned to honor Hoffman: