Hundreds of mourners gathered at the private funeral of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an apparent heroin overdose in New York on Saturday (February 8). (AP)
The service, closed to members of the press and the public, lasted for around an hour and a half at the imposing Church of St Ignatius Loyola on Park Avenue in Manhattan. (AP)
Meryl Streep arrives for Philip Seymour Hoffman's funeral. (AP)
Actors Ethan Hawke, Joaquin Phoenix, Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams – the former girlfriend of Heath Ledger, who also died of an overdose – also braved the New York chill to attend the funeral.
Ethan Hawke at the funeral. (AP)
Mimi O'Donnell carried the couple's youngest child, five-year-old Willa, in her arms. Their eldest, 10-year-old son Cooper, wore a white shirt and tie and stood alongside his mother.
Mimi O'Donnell comforts two of their children, daughter Willa, and son Cooper as his casket arrives at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola. (AP)
On the way out of the church, seven-year-old daughter Tallulah tried to hide behind her mother as if to avoid the long lenses of the photographers camped on the opposite side of the street. (AP)
Actress Amy Adams attended the funeral with her fiance Darren Le Gallo. (AP)
Actress Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton leave the funeral of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. (AP)
A black hearse drove up to the imposing entrance of the church and pall bearers carried the coffin up the steps at noon watched by Hoffman's partner Mimi O'Donnell and their three children. (AP)
Mimi O'Donnell comforts her children as Hoffman's casket is loaded into a waiting hearse after his funeral. (AP)
Actress Maria Tomei arrives for the funeral of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. (AP)
David Bar Katz, right, a friend of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, arrives for the actor's funeral at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola. (AP)
David was inconsolable at the funeral. (AP)
Dozens of cameramen and reporters lined the road outside the church, which also held the 1994 funeral of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the wife of assassinated US president John F Kennedy.
Allie Teilz leaves the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola following the funeral. (AP)
Director Paul Thomas Anderson and actress Maya Rudolph leave the funeral of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. (AP)
A public memorial service is expected at the end of the month. Hoffman won an Oscar in 2006 for his portrayal of author Truman Capote in "Capote" and earned three further Academy Award nominations as best supporting actor in 2008, 2009 and 2013.
Actor John C. Reilly leaves the funeral. (AP)
The 46-year-old Hoffman, who appeared in dozens of films and was hailed by many as the finest character actor of his generation, was found dead on Sunday at his rented Manhattan apartment.
Comedian Chris Rock at the funeral of Philip Seymour Hoffman. (AP)
The results of an autopsy on Hoffman's body on Monday were inconclusive and medical examiners are awaiting the results of further tests to determine the precise cause of his death.
Actor Brian Dennehy leaves the funeral of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. (AP)
Ethan Hawke comforts a mourner at the funeral. (AP)
Michelle Williams at Philip Seymour Hoffman's funeral. (AP)