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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 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... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Collide (completed)
Hagen Kahl
 2016 Misconduct
Denning
 2015 Go with Me
 2015/II Solace
John Clancy
 2014 Noah
Methuselah
 2013 RED 2
Bailey
 2013 Bare Knuckles
Xavier Jonas (uncredited)
 2011 360
John
 2011 Thor
Odin
 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:

1992: Narrated Jeff Wayne's musical version of "Spartacus" double-album. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 24 Interviews | 21 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 23 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fabian Hogarth | Sir Anthony Hopkins | Tony

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on British humour]: It's like Jewish humour. I love that. See more »

Trivia:

Was offered the lead role in Gandhi (1982) by Richard Attenborough. When Hopkins called his father to tell him, his father responded with: "Oh, its a comedy then is it!?". See more »

Trademark:

Often plays very proper and restrained British characters, as in The Remains of the Day (1993) and Shadowlands (1993). See more »

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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