Here's a short list of actors who played the sixth President of the United States, the man who created the Monroe Doctrine and who made a career after the presidency of being a Congressman who was a fierce advocate for ending slavery. I'm listing them in reverse order so as we count up the list we count down to the actor who in my opinion had the best performance of the Big Whig.
Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. 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...