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Anthony Hopkins

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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

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Variety, 2019-05-29 09:02:39
Lionsgate U.K. has taken theatrical rights to “The Father,” Florian Zeller’s movie adaptation of his hit stage play of the same name, starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman. Embankment Films, which executive produces the film, is handling worldwide sales (ex-France) and did the U.K. deal. Principal photography started in the ...

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Variety, 2019-05-18 10:04:32
Rufus Sewell, Imogen Poots, Mark Gatiss and Olivia Williams have joined Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman in the cast of Florian Zeller’s “The Father,” the feature film adaptation of his award-winning stage play, Variety has confirmed. Embankment represents worldwide sales, excluding France. CAA, UTA and Embankment co-represent the U.S. In ...

leobarraclough
Variety, 2019-05-02 14:16:40
Anthony Hopkins, who won an Oscar with “The Silence of the Lambs,” and Olivia Colman, who just picked up the Academy Award for “The Favourite,” will star in Florian Zeller’s movie adaptation of his hit stage play “The Father.” Principal photography begins this month in the U.K. Financing has been ...

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