|SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS|
|(Sir Phillip Anthony Hopkins)|
|* 31. December 1937 (in Port Talbot, Wales, UK)|
|1992 as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in 'The Silence of the Lambs'|
2020 as Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI in 'The Two Popes'
1998 as John Quincy Adams in 'Amistad'
1996 as Richard Milhous Nixon in 'Nixon'
1994 as Mr. Jim Stevens in 'The Remains of the Day'
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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), 'Bobby' (2006), the 'Thor'-movies and in 'Westworld' (since 2016)
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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