HWOF

Search

About this star

Anthony Hopkins

Next star: Mike Medavoy
Previous star: Kevin Costner

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

timgray2013
Variety, 2019-12-05 15:53:29
In 91 years, no one has ever been Oscar-nominated for playing a pope. That could change this year if Jonathan Pryce (lead actor) and Anthony Hopkins (supporting) are recognized for the crowd-pleasing “The Two Popes,” as, respectively, Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI. The film depicts their mutual wariness, which ...

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce on playing "The Two Popes"
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-12-01 15:38:09
A new film imagines conversations between Pope Benedict and his successor, Pope Francis – pontiffs who disagreed on most everything

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce on "The Two Popes"
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-12-01 15:37:23
In 2013 the unthinkable happened: a pope resigned, and another became head of the Vatican. For the first time in six centuries, the Catholic Church had two popes. The new film "The Two Popes" imagines what conversations between the 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI (played by Sir Anthony Hopkins) and Pope ...

Hollywood Blvd, north side, between Highland and Orange

Find out more about this area

From here you can:

Nearby you will also find Billy Bob Thornton, Harrison Ford, Absolut Vodka, Kevin Costner, Mike Medavoy, Martin Scorsese, George Eastman, Charlize Theron, Victoria's Secret Angels, Johnny Grant, Nicole Kidman, Earl Lestz, Los Angeles Dodgers, Halle Berry, Russell Crowe, Guy Laliberte Cirque du Solei, L'Oreal, and many others.