Anthony Hopkins is one of the most acclaimed actors of our time. He has been nominated for an Academy Award seven times and has won the award twice. From his early roles in The Elephant Man and The Silence of the Lambs to his more recent performances in The Two Popes and The Father, Hopkins has consistently showcased his incredible talent as a performer.
About Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins was born Philip Anthony Hopkins on December 31, 1937 in Margam, Wales.
He began his acting career in the 1960s, and gained worldwide recognition for his portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (1991).
He has appeared in over 120 films and won numerous awards, including an Oscar, two Emmys and three BAFTAs.
He is also a talented musician, having released several albums of original compositions and classical piano works.
In 1994, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to art.
Hopkins is also a patron of the UK charity organization “Friends of St George” and has made several donations to the charity throughout his career.
Outside of acting and music, Hopkins is a passionate motorcyclist and enjoys cooking and playing golf in his spare time.
Anthony Hopkins has won two Academy Awards for Best Actor, The Silence of the Lambs (1991) and The Father (2020). He has appeared and starred in many films like Bram Stoker’s Dracula (F.F. Coppola), The Elephant Man (David Lynch), Nixon (Oliver Stone), Legends of Passion and many others.
Anthony Hopkins Quotes
My philosophy is: It’s none of my business what people say of me and think of me.Anthony Hopkins
Life is tough, but you just have to just get out of bed, get out and do itAnthony Hopkins