Anthony Hopkins

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Sir Anthony Hopkins
CBE

Hopkins at the Tuscan Sun Festival, Cortona, 2009
Born Philip Anthony Hopkins
31 December 1937 (1937-12-31) (age 76)
Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales
Occupation Actor
Years active 1960-present
Spouse

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins CBE (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor of movies, theater and television. He is very famous for many roles in movies, especially as Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs. He has won an Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, two Emmys and the Cecil B. DeMille Golden Globe Award.

Hopkins was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1993 for services to the arts.[1] He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003, and was made a Fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2008.[2]

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  1. Sir Anthony Hopkins portrait The Telegraph Retrieved Thursday 6 January 2011
  2. Happy birthday Sir Anthony Hopkins The Daily Telegraph (Sydney). Retrieved 5 February 2011

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