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Anthony Hopkins

1937 - Today

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Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor. One of Britain's most recognisable and prolific actors, he is known for his performances on the screen and stage. Hopkins has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Laurence Olivier Award. He has also received the Cecil B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Hopkins has received more than 21,959,284 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 93 in 2019). Anthony Hopkins is the 11th most popular actor, the 40th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 39th 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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  • 94

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  • 9.69

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  • 4.19

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Among actors, Anthony Hopkins ranks 11 out of 9,996Before him are Alain Delon, Bruce Lee, Al Pacino, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Audrey Hepburn, and Robert De Niro. After him are Brigitte Bardot, Sean Connery, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sophia Loren, Marlene Dietrich, and Marlon Brando.

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Among people born in 1937, Anthony Hopkins ranks 2Before him is Saddam Hussein. After him are Morgan Freeman, Harald V of Norway, Valentina Tereshkova, Jack Nicholson, Ridley Scott, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Fonda, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Renzo Piano, and Bobby Charlton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anthony Hopkins ranks 40 out of 7,765Before him are John Dalton (1766), David Hume (1711), Mary II of England (1662), James Prescott Joule (1818), Thomas More (1478), and Arthur Conan Doyle (1859). After him are John Lennon (1940), Edward Jenner (1749), James Clerk Maxwell (1831), Bertrand Russell (1872), Sean Connery (1930), and Francis Drake (1540).

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), Roger Moore (1927), Maggie Smith (1934), Alan Rickman (1946), Ian McKellen (1939), Liam Neeson (1952), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), Rowan Atkinson (1955), and Cary Grant (1904).

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