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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

In the news

What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘RBG’ and ‘King Lear’
NY Times TV, 2018-10-03 05:00:07
One of this year’s biggest documentaries hits Hulu. And Anthony Hopkins stars in a streaming “King Lear.”

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
NY Times TV, 2018-09-28 13:51:02
Got a few hours? Only 10 minutes? We have recommendations, including Anthony Hopkins in “King Lear” and the return of “Bob’s Burgers.”

Anthony Hopkins Returns to ‘King Lear,’ Finally Up to the Challenge
NY Times TV, 2018-09-26 08:00:13
The actor left the stage soon after playing Lear in 1986. Now 80, he is giving it another go, in a made-for-television film directed by Richard Eyre.

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