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Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins was born on 31 December 1937, in Margam, Wales. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre, invited by Laurence Olivier, who could see the talent in Hopkins. In 1967, he made his first film for television, A Flea in Her Ear (1967) (TV). From this moment on, he enjoyed a successful career in cinema and television. In 1968, he worked on The Lion in Winter (1968) with Timothy Dalton. Many successes came later, and Hopkins' remarkable acting style reached the four corners of the world. In 1977, he appeared in two major films: A Bridge Too Far (1977) with James Caan, Gene Hackman, Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Elliott Gould and Laurence Olivier, and Maximilian Schell. In 1980, he worked on The Elephant Man (1980). Two good television literature adaptations followed: Othello (1981) (TV) and "Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (#31.2)" (1982). In 1987 he was awarded with the Commander of the order of the British Empire. This year was also important in his cinematic life, with 84 Charing Cross Road (1987), acclaimed by specialists. In 1993, he was knighted. In the 1990s, Hopkins made movies like Desperate Hours (1990) and Howards End (1992), The Remains of the Day (1993) (nominee for the Oscar), Legends of the Fall (1994), Nixon (1995) (nominee for the Oscar), Surviving Picasso (1996), Amistad (1997) (nominee for the Oscar), The Mask of Zorro (1998), Meet Joe Black (1998) and Instinct (1999). His most remarkable film, however, was The Silence of the Lambs (1991), for which he won the Oscar for Best Actor. He also got a BAFTA for this role. IMDb Mini Biography By: Emerenciano


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Born:
Dec 31, 1937 In Margam, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
64
First Appeared:
In the movie Το Λιοντάρι του Χειμώνα 1968-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Arabian Nights 2019-12-31
Known For
Poster of Thor 2: Σκοτεινός Κόσμος
Filmography
Movie Arabian Nights Pharotu 2019-12-31
Movie Transformers 5: Ο Τελευταίος Ιππότης Sir Edmund Burton 2017-06-21
Movie Thor: Ragnarok Odin 2017-10-25
Movie Παιχνίδι Χωρίς Κανόνες Denning 2016-02-05
Series Westworld Dr. Robert Ford 2016-10-02
Movie Collide Hagen Kahl 2016-08-04
Movie Η Απαγωγή του Κου Heineken Freddy Heineken 2015-03-12
Movie Εκδίκηση Lester 2015-10-03
Movie Το Χάρισμα John Clancy 2015-09-03
Movie Νώε Methuselah 2014-03-20
Movie Alexander: The Ultimate Cut Old Ptolemy 2013-01-01
Movie Thor 2: Σκοτεινός Κόσμος Odin 2013-10-29
Movie RED 2 Bailey 2013-07-18
Movie Χίτσκοκ Alfred Hitchcock 2012-11-22
Movie Η Τελετή Father Lucas 2011-01-28
Movie Thor Odin 2011-04-21
Movie Ο ΛΥΚΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΣ Sir John Talbot 2010-02-11
Movie Θα Συναντήσεις Εναν Ψηλό Μελαχρινό Ανδρα Alfie 2010-05-23
Movie The City of Your Final Destination Adam Gund 2009-03-21
Movie Λογική & Ψευδαισθήσεις Felix Bonhoeffer 2007-02-10
Movie Απόδειξη Ενοχής Theodore Crawford 2007-04-20
Movie Clint Eastwood Presents Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends Himself 2007-09-12
Movie Beowulf Hrothgar 2007-11-05
Movie Ολοι οι Ανθρωποι του Βασιλιά Judge Irwin 2006-09-10
Movie The World's Fastest Indian Burt Munro 2005-10-12
Movie Proof Robert Llewellyn 2005-09-05
Movie Αλέξανδρος Old Ptolemy 2004-11-21
Movie Οδηγός Ευτυχίας Daniel Webster 2003-02-19
Movie The Human Stain Coleman Silk 2003-10-29
Movie Κόκκινος Δράκος Hannibal Lecter 2002-09-29
Movie Bad Company Officer Oakes 2002-06-07
Movie Hannibal Hannibal Lecter 2001-02-08
Movie Καρδιές στην Ατλαντίδα Ted Brautigan 2001-09-07
Movie Επικίνδυνη Αποστολή 2 Mission Commander Swanbeck 2000-05-24
Movie Ο Κατεργάρης των Χριστουγέννων Narrator (voice) 2000-11-17
Movie Instinct Dr. Ethan Powell 1999-06-04
Movie Συνάντησε τον Τζο Μπλακ William Parrish 1998-11-12
Movie Η Μάσκα του Ζορό Don Diego de la Vega / Zorro 1998-07-16
Series Predators Killing for a Living 1997-09-03
Movie Παιχνίδια Επιβίωσης Charles Morse 1997-09-06
Movie Amistad John Quincy Adams 1997-12-03
Movie Surviving Picasso Pablo Picasso 1996-09-04
Movie Nixon Richard Nixon 1995-12-22
Movie Θρύλοι του Πάθους Col. William Ludlow 1994-12-16
Movie Τα Απομεινάρια μιας Μέρας James Stevens 1993-11-05
Movie The Trial The Priest 1993-06-18
Movie Δράκουλας Professor Van Helsing 1992-11-13
Movie Επιστροφή στο Χάουαρντς Εντ Henry J. Wilcox 1992-03-13
Movie Τσάρλυ George Hayden 1992-12-18
Movie Η Σιωπή Των Αμνών Hannibal Lecter 1991-02-01
Movie Desperate Hours Tim Cornell 1990-10-05
Movie 84 Charing Cross Road Frank P. Doel 1987-02-13
Movie The Good Father Bill Hooper 1985-11-01
Movie Guilty Conscience 1985-01-01
Movie Η ανταρσία του Μπάουντι Lieutenant William Bligh 1984-05-04
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame Quasimodo 1982-02-02
Movie Το Καταφύγιο Adolph Hitler 1981-01-27
Movie Ο Άνθρωπος Ελέφαντας Dr. Frederick Treves 1980-10-02
Movie International Velvet Captain Johnson 1978-07-19
Movie Ο Δολοφόνος με τα Δύο Πρόσωπα Corky Withers / Fats (Voice) 1978-11-08
Movie Η Γέφυρα του Άρνεμ Lt. Col. John D. Frost 1977-06-15
Movie Juggernaut Supt. John McCleod 1974-09-25
Series War and Peace Pierre Bezukhov 1972-09-30
Movie Το Λιοντάρι του Χειμώνα Richard 1968-01-01