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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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 2016 Beyond Deceit (post-production)
 2015/II Collide (completed)
Hagen Kahl
 2015 Go with Me
 2015/II Solace
John Clancy
 2014 Noah
 2013 RED 2
 2013 Bare Knuckles
Xavier Jonas (uncredited)
 2011 360
 2011 Thor
 2007 Beowulf
 2006 Bobby
 2005 Proof
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas
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 1993 The Innocent
 1992 Freejack
 1988 The Dawning
Cassius / Angus Barrie
 1985 The Good Father
Bill Hooper
 1980 A Change of Seasons
Adam Evans
 1978 Magic
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 1978 International Velvet
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 1977 Audrey Rose
Elliot Hoover
 1974 The Girl from Petrovka
 1969 Hamlet
 1968 The Lion in Winter
 1967 Red, White and Zero
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He acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England in Tom Stoppard's play, "Jumpers;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Richard II," and "Macbeth;" Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play, "The School for Scandal;" Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play, "The Front Page;" John ... See more »

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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


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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I'd been to the dentist, and I was seven years old, to have a tooth taken out. In those days they yanked it out. I was feeling nauseous and I hallucinated. I was in bed and I remember waking up with a knock at the door - a box was put in my bedroom. And it was full of encyclopedias, which my father had got me. I remember looking through those books and finding a knowledge. I learned everything I ... See more »


9/24/03: Received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. See more »


Often works with Richard Attenborough. See more »



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