Anthony Hopkins

1937 - Today

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Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor, film director, and film producer. He has received many accolades, including two Academy Awards for Best Actor, four BAFTAs, two Emmys, the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a British Academy Television Award. In 1993, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Hopkins has received more than 15,622,050 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 89 in 2019). Anthony Hopkins is the 11th most popular actor (up from 16th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 49th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Actor.

Anthony Hopkins is most famous for his role as Hannibal Lecter in the movie Silence of the Lambs.

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  • 4.14

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Among actors, Anthony Hopkins ranks 11 out of 10,030Before him are Alain Delon, Clint Eastwood, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Audrey Hepburn, and Amitabh Bachchan. After him are Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Brigitte Bardot, Morgan Freeman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Kirk Douglas.

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Among people born in 1937, Anthony Hopkins ranks 2Before him is Saddam Hussein. After him are Morgan Freeman, Jack Nicholson, Harald V of Norway, Dustin Hoffman, Valentina Tereshkova, Ridley Scott, Jane Fonda, Queen Sonja of Norway, Boris Spassky, and Vanessa Redgrave.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anthony Hopkins ranks 40 out of 6,924Before him are John Maynard Keynes (1883), Mary II of England (1662), Daniel Defoe (1660), Jane Austen (1775), James Prescott Joule (1818), and Bertrand Russell (1872). After him are James Clerk Maxwell (1831), Henry V of England (1386), Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (1900), William Wallace (1270), Edward Jenner (1749), and John Dalton (1766).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Anthony Hopkins ranks 2Before him are Charlie Chaplin (1889). After him are Sean Connery (1930), Richard Burton (1925), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), Roger Moore (1927), Ian McKellen (1939), Maggie Smith (1934), Christopher Lee (1922), Michael Caine (1933), Alan Rickman (1946), and Liam Neeson (1952).

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