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Biography

Hopkins at the Toronto International Film Festival, September 2010

Source: Wikipedia

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer and painter. After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and was then spotted by Laurence Olivier who invited him to join the Royal National Theatre. In 1968, he got his break in film in The Lion in Winter, playing Richard I.

Fact file

  • Born: Philip Anthony Hopkins 31 December 1937 (age 77) Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Nationality: Welsh
  • Alma mater: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • Occupation: Actor, composer
  • Years active: 1960–present
  • Spouse(s): Petronella Barker (1966–1972) Jennifer Lynton (1973–2002) Stella Arroyave (2003–present)
  • Children: Abigail Hopkins

Read more about Anthony Hopkins at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2020-02-14 20:52:13
The Malibu, Calif., estate of Welsh-born Tinseltown treasure Sir Anthony Hopkins has come up for sale with The Agency’s Santiago Arana at $11.5 million. Tax records and other online documentation show the 1992 Oscar winning “Silence of the Lambs” star, who as subsequently been nominated for four more Oscars, most ...

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Casting himself as being a sinner on borrowed time, 'Two Popes' actor Anthony Hopkins has one rule for life: Be kind.

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Variety, 2020-01-17 16:01:45
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired rights to “The Father” ahead of its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The pact takes one of the hottest titles off the block. “The Father,” based on an acclaimed stage play by Florian Zeller, stars Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman. ...

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