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Hopkins at the Tuscan Sun Festival, Cortona, 2009
Philip Anthony Hopkins
31 December 1937
Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales
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Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins CBE (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor of movies, theater and television. He is very famous for many roles in movies, especially as Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs. He has won an Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, two Emmys and the Cecil B. DeMille Golden Globe Award.
Hopkins was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1993 for services to the arts. He gained US citizenship in 2000, whilst retaining his British citizenship. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003, and was made a Fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2008.
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Isabella Rossellini and Hopkins in Berlin to shoot scenes for The Innocent (1993)
Anthony Hopkins Centre at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
Panorama of Snowdonia in north Wales which Hopkins described as "one of the most beautiful places in the world and Snowdon is the jewel that lies at its heart. It must be cherished and protected."
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