16 Reasons Why Philip Seymour Hoffman Was Born To Play John Daly

You smell that? It smells like cigarettes and Oscar gold!

I know what you’re thinking…

How can this award-winning, respected actor…

Play THIS dude?

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Well…

1. For starters, just look at this picture.

2. They both know how to multi-task.

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3. They both possess beautiful hair.

5. I mean, they’re basically modern Don Juans.

6. Did I mention their shared love of water sports?

7. Worried about PSH recreating JD’s natural born athleticism?

White Chocolate knows how to ball.

8. They both rebel against traditional fashion trends.

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I can’t wear plaid on plaid? Fuck you.

9. Just look how awesome they look in flat-brimmed hats!

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10. How about their passion for music?

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John Daly with Hootie and the Blowfish in 2005.

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John Daly LOVES Hootie and the Blowfish.

Iggy Pop is widely known as “the Hootie of Garage Rock.”

11. Don’t even get them started on string instruments!

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12. Long walks with loved ones?

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13. Neither are afraid to show a little belly.

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14. They’re both lone wanderers.

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15. Graceful and majestic on their feet.

16. But most importantly, only an actor of Hoffman’s caliber could capture Daly’s flaws…

Without seeming preachy or ridiculous.

So what do you think, Phil?

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