Sir Anthony Hopkins is a renowned Welsh actor, widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of his generation. Born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, Hopkins has had a prolific career spanning over five decades.
Hopkins began his acting career in the 1960s, performing in various stage productions before making his television debut in 1967. He gained international recognition for his portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in the 1991 film "The Silence of the Lambs," which earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor.
Throughout his career, Hopkins has received numerous accolades for his work, including four BAFTA Awards, two Emmys, and a Golden Globe. He has also been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts.
In addition to his acting career, Hopkins is also a composer and painter. He has released several albums and exhibited his artwork in galleries around the world.
Hopkins has been married three times and has one daughter from his second marriage. He currently resides in California with his wife Stella Arroyave.
Despite being in his eighties, Hopkins continues to act and has several upcoming projects in the works. His dedication to his craft and impressive body of work have cemented him as one of the most respected actors of our time.