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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

Sir Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson lead all-star King Lear cast
BBC Entertainment, 2017-10-05 17:15:44
The pair will lead an all-star cast in a new BBC adaptation of King Lear.

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Variety, 2017-10-05 14:00:02
The Bard is heading to streaming service Amazon Prime Video, which has teamed with the BBC on an adaptation of “King Lear,” starring Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. The BBC commissioned the Shakespeare project; Amazon joined as a co-producer. Principal photography gets underway this month, with former HBO ...

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Variety, 2017-09-06 17:56:23
Netflix has set Fernando Meirelles to direct an untitled film centered on the relationship between Pope Benedict and Pope Francis. Benedict will be played by Anthony Hopkins and Francis will be played by Jonathan Pryce. The movie will begin shooting in Argentina this November. Meirelles’ long time cinematographer Cesar Charlone ...

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