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He might be best known to a popcorn audience as the baddie opposite tiny Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible III, but to a more discerning crowd he will always be lisping author Truman Capote. Yes, US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman may be diminutive, but he has an enormous back catalogue, and it's that career-defining role as the sing-song-voiced writer for which he will always be remembered. Still, in his spare time Hoffman likes to lend a hand to pan-European law firms trying to get their profits up, and boy did he have a good year. Taylor Wessing, with a little help from Hoffman (in the guise of managing partner Michael 'In Cold Blood' Frawley) has kicked its profit up to more than £500,000 per equity partner. What a performance.