I was lousy in school. Real screwed-up. A moron. I was antisocial and didn't bother with the other kids. A really bad student. I didn't have any brains. I didn't know what I was doing there. That's why I became an actor.
I once asked a Jesuit priest what was the best short prayer he knew. He said, "Fuck it,' as in, "Fuck it
it's in God's hands."
To hell with this stupid show business, this ridiculous showbiz, this futile waste of life. I look back and see a desert wasteland. All those years spent in a fake environment. Everything was a fake.
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One ( Abigail Hopkins)
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Anthony Hopkins married three times (Petronella Barker, Jennifer Lynton, Stella Arroyave). He married Petronella Barker from 1966 to 1972. The couple has a daughter, Abigail. Then, he married Jennifer Lynton in 1973. The marriage lasted for almost 30 years before breaking up in 2002.
He is currently married to his third wife Stella Arroyave whom he wed on March 1, 2003. They are living a happy life together with no marital affairs.
Anthony is an actor, director, and producer. Likey, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 and was nominated three additional times. Also, Hopkins has won three BAFTAs, two Emmys, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. During 1993, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts.
Whereas Hopkins received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003, and in 2008, he received the BAFTA Fellowship for lifetime achievement from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Anthony Hopkins: Age (81), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
Anthony Hopkins was born in Margam, Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales, the United Kingdom on December 31, 1937. His birth name is Philip Anthony Hopkins and he is currently 81 years old. His father’s name was Richard Arthur Hopkins (a baker) and his mother’s name was Muriel Anne. He was dyslexic. He liked to paint and play the piano but was not interested in studies.
There is no information about his siblings. Anthony holds American- British citizenship and mixed (English- Welsh) ethnicity. His birth sign is Capricorn.
Anthony Hopkins: Education, School/ College University
Talking about Anthony’s education history, he attended West Monmouth Boys School in 1949 to teach him some discipline. But he left the school after some months and continued his education at Cowbridge Grammar School.
Anthony Hopkins: Professional Life, Career
He began his career in 1960 with the play ‘Have a Cigarette’ produced by the Palace Theatre, Swansea. The celebrated British actor Sir Laurence Olivier recognized the potential of the young man and took him as an understudy at the Royal National Theatre in 1965.
He desired to break into the world of television and films and acted in the televised broadcast of the play ‘A Flea in Her Ear’ in 1967. He made his film debut as Richard the Lionheart in ‘The Lion in Winter’ in 1968. The movie was a huge success.
He also appeared in three movies within the year 1969: ‘The Looking Glass War’, ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Department S’. Likewise, he portrayed the soul-searching Pierre Bezukhov in the television drama series ‘War and Peace’ (1972-73) based on Leo Tolstoy’s novel of the same name.
His performance earned him critical praise. He acted in several films over the 1970s, the notable among them being ‘Audrey Rose’ (1978) and ‘Magic’ (1979). He had a very productive career in the 1980s as well and appeared in a number of movies playing award-winning roles in ‘The Bunker’ (1981), ‘Mussolini and I ’ (1985), and ‘84 Charing Cross Road’ (1987).
During 1991, he portrayed the cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter in Jonathan Demme’s ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ adapted from Thomas Harris’s thriller novel of the same name. Likewise, he played James Stevens in the 1993 film ‘The Remains of the Day’.
Besides that, he portrayed the U.S. president Richard Nixon in the 1995 biographical film, ‘Nixon’. He acted in many other highly successful movies in the late 1990s, including ‘Amistad’ (1997), ‘The Mask of Zorro’ (1998) and ‘Meet Joe Black’ (1998).
He reprised the role of Hannibal Lecter in ‘Hannibal’ (2001), and ‘Red Dragon’ (2002). In the year 2005, he played the lead role in the biographical film ‘The World’s Fastest Indian’ based on the life of the New Zealand speed bike racer Burt Munro. The more recent films of the veteran actor include ‘The Wolfman’ (2008), ‘The Rite’ (2011), and ‘Hitchcock’ (2012).
Anthony Hopkins: Awards, Nomination
He won Best Actor in a Leading Role for The Silence of the Lambs (1991) at Oscar, he won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for The Bunker (1981) at Primetime Emmy Awards. Likewise, he won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special for The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976).
Additionally, he won Best Actor for
The Remains of the Day (1993), Shadowlands (1993), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Magic (1978), War & Peace (1972) at BAFTA Film Award.
Anthony Hopkins: Net Worth ($160M), Income, Salary
He has an estimated net worth of around $160 million (as per 2019 data) and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career. This senior actor had not only made fortune but he has also earned huge respect and fame.
Anthony Hopkins: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
This actor has maintained his celebrity status and has not been involved in any types of rumors and controversies in his personal and professional life.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Anthony Hopkins has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Additionally, he weighs 82Kg. Anthony’s hair color is black and his eye color is blue.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Being an American actor, Anthony Hopkins has a huge fan following rate. He has been active in social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has 9.7K followers on his Facebook. Around 375K followers on his Twitter, he has around 1.1M followers on Instagram.