Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins

Birthplace: 
Margam, Glamorgan, Wales
Birthday: 
December 31

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Anthony Hopkins is a Welsh actor.

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 the Lionheart.

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. Since 2016, he has starred in the critically acclaimed HBO television series Westworld, for which he received a 2017 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

5 Nominations 2 Emmys

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September 28, 2018
May 18, 2016