Anthony Hopkins biography

Anthony Hopkins

Actor, Celebrity

1937 –

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Who is Anthony Hopkins?

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE is a Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer. Considered to be one of the greatest living actors, Hopkins is well known for his portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, its sequel Hannibal, and the prequel Red Dragon. Other notable films include The Mask of Zorro, The Bounty, Meet Joe Black, The Lion in Winter, Magic, The Elephant Man, 84 Charing Cross Road, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Legends of the Fall, The Remains of the Day, Amistad, Nixon, The World's Fastest Indian, Instinct, and Fracture.

Along with his Academy Award, Hopkins has also won three BAFTA Awards, two Emmys and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. In 1993, Hopkins was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003, and was made a Fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2008.

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Born
Dec 31, 1937
Margam
Also known as
  • Philip Anthony Hopkins
  • Sir Anthony Hopkins
  • Fabian Hogarth
  • Tony
  • Charlie
  • George
  • Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins
  • Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE
  • Gunner Hopkins
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Welsh people
  • Irish people in Great Britain
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Wales
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
    ( - 1957)
  • West Monmouth School
    (1949 - )
  • Cowbridge Grammar School
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Employment
  • Royal National Theatre
    (1965 - 1968)
  • British Army
Lived in
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Santa Monica

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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