SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS
(Sir Phillip Anthony Hopkins)
 
* 31. December 1937 (in Port Talbot, Wales, UK)
 

OSCAR

 
1992 as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in 'The Silence of the Lambs'
 
OSCARNOMINEE
 
1994 as Mr. Jim Stevens in 'The Remains of the Day'

1996 as Richard Milhous Nixon in 'Nixon'

1998 as John Quincy Adams in 'Amistad'
 
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I liked him most in 'The Silence of the Lambs' (1990), 'The Remains of the Day' (1993), 'Legends of the Fall' (1994), 'Hannibal' (2001) and 'Bobby' (2006)

is married to Stella Arroyave since 01. March 2003

was married to Petronella Barker (1967 - 1972, divorced) and Jennifer Lynton (13. January 1973 - 30. April 2002, divorced)

has a daughter, Abigail (* 1968) with Barker

his parents are Richard Arthur Hopkins (died 30. March 1981) and Muriel Hopkins (* 1913 + 2003)

in March 2001 he took his 88 year old mother to a first class trip to Las Vegas for a Siegfried & Roy show, after she told her son, she always wanted to see a show of the two magicians

Hopkins renounced his knighthood on 12. April 2000 when he took his dual britsh/USA citizenship but is still allowed to use the 'Sir' in England

on 'Larry King Live' (18. July 1998), he said, that Kevin Bacon is one of his favourite actors

he was knighted in 1993 and received the title 'Sir' for his performing skills
 
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