Actor, Producer, Executive producer
Born: Margam, Glamorgan, Wales
Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins professionally known as Anthony Hopkins made his debut as an actor in the film Changes (1964). It was in 1968 he gained wider recognition as an actor with the movie The Lion in Winter which gave him stardom. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor for War & Peace which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Hopkins career so far are The Lion in Winter (1968), The Elephant Man (1980), 84 Charing Cross Road (1987), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Howards End (1992), Bram Stokers Dracula (1992), Remains of the Day (1993), Legends of the Fall (1994), Nixon (1995), Amistad (1997), Meet Joe Black (1998), The Mask of Zorro (1998), Red Dragon (2002), Thor (2011), and The Two Popes (2019) to name a few. Hopkins son of Annie Muriel and Richard Arthur Hopkins was born on 31 December 1937 in Margam, a suburb of Port Talbot, Glamorgan. He attended Jones West Monmouth Boys School in Pontypool for five terms and was then educated at Cowbridge Grammar School in the Vale of Glamorgan. He graduated in 1957 from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts in the year 1993.
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