Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins

Gender

Male

Known Credits

38

Anthony Hopkins

Date of Birth: Dec 31, 1937

Birthplace:  Margam, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK

 

 

Biography

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, invited by Laurence Olivier, who could see the talent in Hopkins. In 1967, he made his first film for television, A Flea in Her Ear (1967).

Known For

Filmography

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

as Odin

2017

Transformers: The Last Knight

Transformers: The Last Knight

as Sir Edmund Burton

2017

Collide

Collide

as Hagen Kahl

2017

Solace

Solace

as John Clancy

2016

Westworld

Westworld

as Dr. Robert Ford

2016

Misconduct

Misconduct

as Denning

2016

Noah

Noah

as Methuselah

2014

Thor

Thor

as Odin

2011

The Dresser

The Dresser

as Sir

2010

Beowulf

Beowulf

as Hrothgar

2007

Bobby

Bobby

as John Casey

2006

Proof

Proof

as Robert

2005

Alexander

Alexander

as Old Ptolemy

2004

Shortcut to Happiness

Shortcut to Happiness

as Daniel Webster

2003

Red Dragon

Red Dragon

as Hannibal Lecter

2002

Hannibal

Hannibal

as Hannibal Lecter

2001

Mission: Impossible II

Mission: Impossible II

as Mission Commander Swanbeck

2000

Titus

Titus

as Titus Andronicus

1999

Meet Joe Black

Meet Joe Black

as William Parrish

1998

Amistad

Amistad

as John Quincy Adams

1997

The Edge

The Edge

as Charles Morse

1997

Nixon

Nixon

as Richard Nixon

1995

The Innocent

The Innocent

as Glass

1995

Legends of the Fall

Legends of the Fall

as Col. William Ludlow

1994

The Road to Wellville

The Road to Wellville

as Dr. John Harvey Kellogg

1994

Shadowlands

Shadowlands

as C. S. 'Jack' Lewis

1993

Chaplin

Chaplin

as George Hayden

1992

Freejack

Freejack

as Ian McCandless

1992

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

as Hannibal Lecter

1991

The Bounty

The Bounty

as Lieutenant William Bligh

1984

A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

as Lt. Col. John D. Frost

1977

The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case

The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case

as Bruno Richard Hauptmann

1976

QB VII

QB VII

as Adam Kelno

1974

Young Winston

Young Winston

as David Llyod George

1972

War & Peace

War & Peace

as Pierre Bezukhov

1972

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

as Richard

1968