An Interview With Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins

Best known for many roles, especially Hannibal Lecter, Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins is a trained Welsh stage actor.  He was born December 31 1937 in Margam, Port Talbot, Wales.  Hopkins because a United States citizen in 2000.  Below are some little known facts about Anthony Hopkins

Little Known Anthony Hopkins Fact

Do you know what serial killer Hannibal Lecter is loosely based off of?  The answer -- Eddie Gein. 

Little Known Anthony Hopkins Fact

Do you know what disorder Anthony Hopkins suffers? The answer -- Dyslexia.

Little Known Anthony Hopkins Fact

How did Anthony Hopkins celebrate becoming a United States citizen?  The answer -- A 3,000 drive through the country.
 

Little Known Anthony Hopkins Fact

 Did you know Anthony Hopkins is a trained Pianist?

Anthony Hopkins Films

  • Silence of the Lambs
  • Red Dragon
  • The Elephant man
  • Dracula
  • Legends of the Fall
  • The Remains of the Day
  • The Mask of Zorro
  • The World's Fastest Indian
  • Hearts in Atlantis
  • Nixon
  • Fracture
  • Magic
  • The Lion in Winter
  • Shadowlands
  • Amistad
  • The Edge
  • Instinct

Anthony Hopkins' Personal Life

n Anthony Hopkins' personal life he has suffered from alcoholism.  He has been married several times.  Petronella Barker is his first wife.  Jennifer Lynton is his second wife.  He is now married to Stella Arroyave.  Anthony's daughter -- Abigail is an actress and singer. 

Awards Won by Anthony Hopkins

  • Nominated for an Oscar in 1993 for The Remains of the Day
  • Nominated for an Oscar in 1995 for Nixon
  • Nominated for an Oscar in 1997 for Amistad
  • 1973 BAFTA Award for War and Peace
  • In 2008, Anthony Hopkins was award "Fellow" by the British Academy Film Awards 

What is your favorite Anthony Hopkins film(s)?

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timaretta 6 years ago

My fave film is August,Shadowlnads,and Meet joe Black,The Elephant man

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