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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 half Welsh and half English. 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... See full bio »

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  Westworld (pre-production)
Dr. Robert Ford
 2014/I Autobahn (post-production)
Hagen Kahl
 2014/I Solace (post-production)
John Clancy
 2014 Noah
Methuselah
 2013 RED 2
Bailey
 2011 360
John
 2011 Thor
Odin
 2010 Bare Knuckles
Xavier Jonas (uncredited)
 2010 The Third Rule (Short)
Fabian Hogarth (as Fabian Hogarth)
 2008 Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story (Documentary)
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 2007 Beowulf
Hrothgar
 2006 Bobby
John
 2005 Proof
Robert
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas
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 1993 The Innocent
Glass
 1992 Freejack
McCandless
 1988 The Dawning
Cassius / Angus Barrie
 1985 The Good Father
Bill Hooper
 1980 A Change of Seasons
Adam Evans
 1978 Magic
Corky Withers / Fats (voice)
 1978 International Velvet
Captain Johnson
 1977 Audrey Rose
Elliot Hoover
 1974 The Girl from Petrovka
Kostya
 1969 Hamlet
Claudius
 1967 Red, White and Zero
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Other Works:

Played Julian in "The Lonely Road", a new play by C Fetter - Old Vic, London (1985). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 24 Interviews | 20 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fabian Hogarth | Sir Anthony Hopkins | Tony

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on why he relocated to the U.S.] Many people talk of London as being the heart of the swinging 60s. It wasn't for me. What I remember is the grey mist hanging over the Waterloo Road on a Wednesday afternoon. It was so depressing I moved to the land of Donald Duck. See more »

Trivia:

His Oscar-winning performance as Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (1991) was ranked #1 on the American Film Institute's Villains list in its compilation of the 100 Years of The Greatest Screen Heroes and Villains. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays controversial, real life characters: William Bligh in The Bounty (1984), Adolf Hitler in The Bunker (1981), Richard Bruno Hauptman in The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976), and Richard Nixon in Nixon (1995) See more »

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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