Anthony Hopkins

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Birthday
31, 1937
Birthplace
Margam, Wales
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthplace
Margam, Wales

About

Welsh actor best known for his portrayal of the ingenious serial killer, Hannibal Lecter, a role that won him the Academy Award for Best Actor. He has also played roles in The Mask of Zorro, Nixon and Thor. He turned to TV in 2016 upon landing a starring role in HBO's Westworld.

Before Fame

He was encouraged by actor Richard Burton to pursue acting at age 15.

Trivia

As a horror genre actor, he starred in Meet Joe Black, Bram Stoker's Dracula, and Red Dragon.

Family Life

His daughter, Abigail Hopkins, is a singer and actress. He married his third wife, Stella Arroyave, in 2003.

Associated With

He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1993 for services to the arts.

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