Philip Seymour Hoffman Remembered at Private Funeral

Friends, family and former co-stars attend the actor's funeral in New York City.
3:00 | 02/08/14

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Well, we'll turn to the big Hollywood stars who turned 0 you will to say farewell to the extremely talented but troubled actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. The Oscar winner who was found dead in his apartment raf apparent drug overdose mourned at a private funeral in Manhattan and Mara schiavocampo has the story. Reporter: Meryl Streep, Waugh queen Phoenix, cate Blanchett and Chris rock and Louis C.K. At the church of St. Ignatius Loy loyolla, his partner of 15 years Mimi o'donnell and three children, tallulah and cooper -- Cooper's had a few breakdowns but he's taken it pretty well. He's a super special kid. Phil did a good job. Reporter: Peter Gerety made films with him. Hundreds of people crying, weeping. Reporter: Mourning and reflecting. Aaron Sorkin wrote two of Hoffman's films. In an obit for "Time" magazine. Sorkin a recovering addict himself said Hoffman once told him, "If one of us dies if an overdose probably ten people who would have won't." His service was filled to capacity, so packed some were reportedly turned away. A large turnout for a man who touched so many. I think he left an enormous amount of love behind and people whose lives he touched and always affected by his life and his art. Reporter: As for those who weren't able to attend, there will be another opportunity to say farewell to Hoffman. A larger public memorial is planned for later this month. Now, turning to the investigation, police say they're still trying to determine where and how Hoffman got the drugs that he apparently overdosed on so that narcotics investigation is ongoing. But so much support for such a talented actor. So sad for his three young children. Absolutely, a father first, of course. Once again, we want to welcome you to ABC news. Great to be here. Everyone has been so friendly. Everyone is pretty friendly here. We're a nice group. Tough story to start you out on but we are very happy to have you. Thanks again, Mara.

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