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He struggled with addiction all his adult life, and in the end, he was found with a needle in his arm, and upwards of 50 bags of heroin around him, some empty, some not. He had talked about addiction, dealt with it, sought treatment, but it won in the end. Most of us who love movies and the people who make them are still coming to grips with the loss of the man The New York Times called: "Perhaps the most ambitious and widely-admired American actor of his generation."