Anthony Hopkins

Movie Actor

Birthday December 31, 1937

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Margam, Wales

Age 86 years old

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About

Welsh actor best known for his portrayal of the ingenious serial killer Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, a role that won him the Academy Award for Best Actor. He has also played roles in The Mask of ZorroNixon and Thor. He turned to TV in 2016 upon landing a starring role on 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 BlackBram 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. He was married to Jennifer Lynton from 1973 to 2002.

Associated With

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

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