Anthony HopkinsSir Philip Anthony Hopkins (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor, composer, director and film producer. He is the recipient of multiple accolades, including an Academy Award, three BAFTAs, two Emmys and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. In 1993, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts. Hopkins received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003, and in 2008 he received the BAFTA Fellowship for lifetime achievement from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and was then spotted by Laurence Olivier who invited him to join the Royal National Theatre in 1965. Productions at the National included ''King Lear'', his favourite Shakespeare play. His last stage play was a West End production of ''M. Butterfly'' in 1989.
In 1968, Hopkins achieved recognition in film, playing Richard the Lionheart in ''The Lion in Winter''. In the mid-1970s, Richard Attenborough, who would direct five Hopkins films, called him "the greatest actor of his generation." In 1991, he portrayed Hannibal Lecter in ''The Silence of the Lambs'', winning the Academy Award for Best Actor. He reprised the role in its sequel ''Hannibal'' and the prequel ''Red Dragon''. Other notable films include: ''The Elephant Man'' (1980), ''84 Charing Cross Road'' (1987), ''Howards End'' (1992), ''Bram Stoker's Dracula'' (1992), ''Shadowlands'' (1993), ''Legends of the Fall'' (1994), ''Meet Joe Black'' (1998), ''The Mask of Zorro'' (1998), as well as ''Thor'' (2011) and its 2013 and 2017 sequels. Hopkins has since been nominated for four other Academy Awards for the films ''The Remains of the Day'' (1993), ''Nixon'' (1995), ''Amistad'' (1997) and ''The Two Popes'' (2019). In 2020, Hopkins starred in ''The Father'' alongside Olivia Colman.
Since making his small screen debut with the BBC in 1967, Hopkins has continued to appear on television. In 2015, he starred in the BBC television film ''The Dresser'' alongside Ian McKellen, and In 2018, he starred in ''King Lear'' opposite Emma Thompson. In 2016 and 2018, he starred in the HBO television series ''Westworld'' for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Provided by Wikipedia
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