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Fabian Hogarth | Sir Anthony Hopkins | Tony
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on playing Hannibal Lecter for the third time in Red Dragon
(2002)] I really wanted to play him with much more ferocious energy, and avoid the jokes. I really wanted to show what a true monster he is. He's a killer. He's a dangerous man, not Mr. Cutesy. This isn't a franchise, like Raiders of the Lost Ark
(1981). This is a dangerous man, who's better off in jail. So that's the premise we went ...
He included some unusual touches for Hannibal Lecter during his preparation for the role, among which were making Lecter's voice similar to the cutting warble of Katharine Hepburn
and almost never blinking, a characteristic he picked up from watching tapes of convicted murderer Charles Manson
Quiet, reserved performances with an occasional and very vocal outburst