Conceived in the less common laborers town of the Port Talbot, Wales, on 31 December, 1937, Anthony Hopkins is the main offspring of teh Richard Hopkins, a dough puncher, and his significant other Muriel.

At the young age of 17, he fell out of the school, and, on the encouraging of his dad, he enlisted in a show class organized at a nearby YMCA.

All around talented at playing piano, Hopkins then earned a grant to the close-by Cardiff College of the Music and Drama, there he pursued studies for a long time.

Following two years of the military administration, Hopkins worked in the Manchester Library Theater and the Nottingham Repertory Company.

In the year 1961, he chose to seek after formal preparing as a performing artist. He got a grant to the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Art, in London. There he graduated in the year 1963.

In the range of the following two years, Hopkins associated with the famous Phoenix Theater in the Leicester, the Liverpool Playhouse, along with the Hornchurch Repertory Company.

In the year 1965, he connected for participation in the National Theater under the bearing of the Laurence Olivier.

Hopkins was welcome to line, the organization where he continued a part for a long time, until 1973.

Hopkins won an Emmy for his part as Bruno Richard Hauptmann in “The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case” (1976). All through the 1980s, Hopkins kept on inspiring the pundits with his work in film and TV, winning various Emmy Awards and a BAFTA Award.

His life-changing, 17-minute execution as the notorious sociopath Hannibal Lector in The “Silence of the Lambs” alarmed and wowed fans and commentators alike.

The happy part brought about an Oscar as well as a recognized spot in the mainstream cognizance as may be the main on-screen antagonist ever.

Catching up his first genuine Hollywood blockbuster, Hopkins admirably caught up with his film “The Remains of the Day” in the year 1993, and for this, he was named for the another Academy Award. He would be assigned again for “Nixon” (1995) and “Amistad” (1997).

In 1993, Hopkins was knighted by the British Empire. In April 2000, he turned into a naturalized resident of the United States and, in 2002, he wedded his third spouse, Colombian-conceived Stella Arroyave. In 2006, he was recompensed the Golden Globes’ Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime accomplishment.

The acclaimed on-screen character has kept on working in significant movies as of late, showing up in such movies as “Proof” (2005), “Beowulf” (2007) and “Thor” (2011). All the more as of late, he was given a role as celebrated around the world thriller Chief Alfred Hitchcock in the 2012 biopic “Hitchcock”.

The estimated net worth of the actor on present date is $160 million.

Quick Summary

Full name: Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins

Date of birth: December 31, 1937

Birth place: Port Talbot, Wales

Age: 79 years

Profession: Actor, Director, and Producer

Height: 1.74 m

Weight: 75 lbs

Net worth: $160 Million

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