Anthony Hopkins Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Annual Income, Net Worth & Bio




  • Anthony Hopkins is a highly-talented and veteran Welsh theater, television and movie actor who is most renowned for his numerous iconic performance in mainly the Hollywood movie industry.

    Besides being a multiple award-winning actor, Anthony Hopkins is also an accomplished film director, movie producer and an acclaimed music composer as well.

    Owing to his impressive acting talent, Anthony Hopkins has become the idol for numerous young actors in the movie and stage industry and has been popularly called as “the greatest actor of all times.’

    Anthony Hopkins was always more interested in the fine arts than academics as a child in school and later on studied in some of the best drama schools in the world before finally making his first-ever stage debut.

    About Anthony Hopkins

    Bio

    Real NameSir Philip Anthony Hopkins
    NicknameTony
    Date of Birth31st December 1937
    Age81
    Nationality
    Welsh
    Religion
    Agnostic
    Place of Birth
    Margam, Glamorgan (Wales)
    Education
    Graduated from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (London)

    Physical Stats

    Height
    5 ft 9"
    (175 cm) approximately
    Weight
    175 lbs
    (80 kg)
    approximately
    Hair Color
    White
    Eye ColorBlue

    Family & Relationships

    FatherRichard Arthur Hopkins
    (Baker)
    MotherAnnie Muriel Yeates Hopkins
    (Homemaker)
    Marital StatusMarried
    WifeStella Arroyave Hopkins
    (Actress/Writer)

    Career

    Profession
    Actor/Film Producer/Movie Director/Music Composer
    Net WorthINR 1150,00,00,000
    (USD 160 Million)
    Annual IncomeINR 323,00,00,000
    (USD 45 Million)
    Famous for
    MOVIES -

    The White Bus (1967), The Lion in Winter (1968), The Looking Glass War, Hamlet (1969), When Eight Bells Toll (1971), Young Winston (1972), A Doll's House (1973), Juggernaut (1974), A Bridge Too Far (1977), International Velvet (1978), The Elephant Man (1980), The Bounty (1984), The Good Father (1985), Blunt, the Fourth Man (1986), 84 Charing Cross Road (1987), The Dawning (1988), A Chorus of Disapproval (1989), Desperate Hours, Dylan Thomas: Return Journey (1990-Directorial Debut), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Howards End, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Chaplain (1992), The Trial, The Innocent, Shadowlands (1993), Legends of the Fall (1994), Nixon (1995), August, Surviving Picasso (1996), The Edge, Amistad (1997), The Mask of Zorro, Meet Joe Black (1998), Titus (1999), Hannibal (2001), Bad Company, Red Dragon (2002), Shortcut to Happiness (2003), Alexander (2004), The World's Fastest Indian (2005), All the King's Men (2006), Fracture, Beowulf (2007), The City of Your Final Destination (2009), The Wolfman (2010), Thor, 360 (2011), Hitchcock (2012), Thor: The Dark World, Red-2 (2013), Noah (2014), Solace (2015), Collide (2016), Transformers: The Last Knight, Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

    TELEVISION -

    The Man in Room 17 - "A Minor Operation" (1965), A Flea in Her Ear (1967), Department S - "A Small War of Nerves" (1969), The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens (1970), Danton (1970), Great Performances - "The Arcata Promise" (1971), War and Peace (1972-1973), Poet Game (1972), Lloyd George (1973), QB VII (1974), Possessions (1974), All the Creatures Great and Small (1975), Dark Victory (1976), Mayflower: The Pilgrim's Adventure (1979), The Bunker (1981), Peter and Paul (1981), Othello (1981), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982), A Married Man (1983), Strangers and Brothers (1984), Arch of Triumph (1984), Hollywood Wives (1985), Guilty Conscience (1985), Mussolini and I (1985), Across the Lake (1988), Heartland (1989), Great Expectations (1991), One Man's War (1991), To Be the Best (1991), Selected Exits (1993), The Dresser (2015), Westworld (2016-present), King Lear (2018)
    First MovieThe White Bus (1967)
    Favorite ActorRichard Burton
    HobbiesLoves to write, draw, paint, play the piano and driving cars

    Sir Anthony Hopkins is certainly one of the greatest actors of all times, who has made a name not only in the Hollywood and British film industries but has also been a prominent actor in the television and stage-play industries as well. Anthony Hopkins is most renowned for his iconic role as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the ‘Hannibal’ movie series which is ranked as the top villainous performance on the big-screen of all times. Anthony Hopkins is recognized for his deep and rich Welsh accent and his bold penetrating blue eyes that portray the emotions of the sophisticated and often ruthless characters he plays on screen quite perfectly.

    Anthony Hopkins’s age is around 81 as Anthony Hopkins was born on the 31st of December, 1937 in Margam, a suburb of Glamorgan in Wales. Anthony Hopkins’s height is around 5 ft 9 inches (175 cm) while Anthony Hopkins’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Anthony Hopkins loves to write, paint, draw, play the piano and lists and going for long drives in his car as being part of his hobbies.

    Anthony Hopkins’s father was Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker by profession, while Anthony Hopkins’s mother was Annie Muriel Yeates Hopkins, a homemaker. Anthony Hopkins was the only child to his parents and has no siblings. Anthony Hopkins has been married thrice and divorced twice till now. Anthony Hopkins’s ex-wives include British actress Petronella Barker with whom he was married from 1966 to their divorce in 1972, and Jennifer Lynton, with whom he was married from 1973 to their divorce in 2002. Currently, Anthony Hopkins’s wife is Colombian actress and writer Stella Arroyave Hopkins with whom he has been married since 2003. Anthony Hopkins and his ex-wife Petronella Barker have a daughter together, Abigail Hopkins, who is an actress and singer by profession.

    Owing to his incredible on-screen performance and popularity Anthony Hopkins’s annual income is estimated around INR 323 crores (USD 45 Million) while brings Anthony Hopkins’s net worth to an impressive INR 1150 crores (USD 160 Million).

    As for the recognition for his amazing contribution to the world of acting and cinema, Anthony Hopkins was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1987 and was later knighted as the Knight Bachelor for his service to arts in 1993 at Buckingham Palace. Anthony Hopkins has also been honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003.

    Besides these honors Anthony Hopkins has won numerous prestigious acting awards and has also had numerous other award nominations to his credit till date.

    The list of Anthony Hopkins’s award-wins include winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his most iconic villainous performance in the box-office super and critically-acclaimed movie ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1992) and having 3 Oscar Award nominations later on.

    Anthony Hopkins has won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Lead Actor for his impressive performance in ‘War and Peace’ (1973), won another BAFTA Award for Best Lead Actor for his amazing performance in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1992), won yet another BAFTA Award for Best Lead Actor for his excellent role in ‘The Remains of the Day’ (1994) before having won the BAFTA Academy Fellowship in 2008) as well as had 6 BAFTA Award nominations also.

    Anthony Hopkins also won the Golden Globe Awards’ 2006 Cecil B. DeMille Award besides having had an impressive 6 Golden Globe Award nominations earlier on.

    Anthony Hopkins is winner of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special for his role in the super hit TV film ‘The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case’ (1976) as well as winner of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries of a Special for impressively portraying Adolf Hitler in the TV series ‘The Bunker’ (1981) besides later on having 3 Primetime Emmy Award nominations too.

    Anthony Hopkins has won several acclaimed critics awards and has had numerous critics award nominations to his name till now.

    Anthony Hopkins won the Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love Interest (shared with co-star Robin Wright) for his performance in ‘Beowulf’ (2007) apart from having 1 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Association Award nomination later on.

    Anthony Hopkins also won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his excellent performance in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1991) and won the CableACE Award for Best Actor in a Movie of Miniseries for his impressive role in ‘Mussolini and I’ (1987) apart from having 1 CableACE Award nomination later on.

    Anthony Hopkins has also won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Lead Actor for his iconic performance in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1991) besides later having 4 Chicago Film Critics Association Award nominations too.

    Anthony Hopkins is also winner of the Critics Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive role in ‘Amistad’ (1998) besides having had 1 Critics Choice Award nomination later on.

    Anthony Hopkins is winner of the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Lead Actor for his incredible performance in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1992), winner of another Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Lead Actor for his impressive role in ‘The Remains of the Day’ (1994) besides being winner of the Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Lead Actor for his amazing role in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1992) and winner of the Kansan City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Lead Actor for his impressive role in ‘The Remains of the Day’ (1993) and also winner of the London Critics Circle Film Award for Actor of the Year for his incredible role in ‘The Remains of the Day’ (1994) as well as had 2 London Critics Circle Film Award nominations also.

    Anthony Hopkins has won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Shadowlands’ (1993) and won another Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his impressive role in ‘The Remains of the Day’ (1993) besides having 1 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award nomination later on.

    Anthony Hopkins has also won the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for his incredible villainous portrayal in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1992), won the National Board of Review Award for Best Lead Actor for his impressive role in ‘Shadowlands’ (1993) and won another National Board of Review Award for Best Lead Actor for his impressive role in ‘The Remains of the Day’ (1993) besides having won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Lead Actor for his iconic role in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1991) and later on having 2 New York Film Critics Circle Award nominations.

    Anthony Hopkins was awarded the Online Film & Television Association Awards’ 1997 Acting – Film Hall of Fame award besides having 2 Online Film & Television Association Award nominations later on.

    Anthony Hopkins was also awarded the Southeaster Film Critics Association Award for Best Lead Actor for his impressive role in ‘Shadowlands’ (1994) and won another Southeaster Film Critics Association Award for Best Lead Actor for his amazing performance in ‘The Remains of the Day’ (1994) apart from having 1 Southeaster Film Critics Association Award nomination later.

    Anthony Hopkins has also been awarded the St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards’ 2012 Special Merit award for his incredible performance in ‘Hitchcock’ (2012).

    Anthony Hopkins is the winner of the Hollywood Film Festival Awards’ 2003 Outstanding Achievement in Acting – Male Performance award and winner of the Hollywood Film Festival Award for Ensemble of the Year for ‘Bobby’ (2006) apart from being winner of the Locarno International Film Festival Awards’ 2007 Youth Jury Award and also has 1 Locarno International Film Festival’s Golden Leopard Award nomination to his credit as well.

    Anthony Hopkins has won the Moscow International Film Festival Award for Best Lead Actor for his impressive role in ’84 Charing Cross Road’ (1987), won the San Sebastian International Film Festival’s 1998 Donastia Lifetime Achievement Award, won the Santa Barbara International film Festival’s Modern Master Award for his role in ‘Titus’ (2000), won the ShoWest Convention Award’s 1998 Actor of the Year award, won the USA Film Festival Awards’ 2002 Master Screen Artist Tribute Award, won the Virginia Film Festival Awards’ 2000 Virginia Film Award, won the BAFTA/LA Britannia Award for Excellence in Film in 1995, won the David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actor for his impressive role in ‘The Remains of the Day’ (1994) besides having 1 David di Donatello Award nomination previously, won the Evening Standard British Film Awards’ 1994 Special Award, won the New Zealand Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his amazing role in ‘The World’s Fastest Indian’ (2006) and won the Sant Jordi Award for Best Foreign Actor for his role in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1992).

    Anthony Hopkins is also winner of the 20/20 Award for Best Lead Actor for his iconic performance in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (2012) apart from having had 2 20/20 Award nominations later, winner of the AARP Movie for Grownup Award for Best Grownup Love Story (shared with co-star Helen Mirren) for his role in ‘Hitchcock’ (2013) apart from having had 3 AARP Movies for Grownups Award nominations earlier on, winner of the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Lead Actor for his horrifying role in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1991), winner of the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Dracula’ (1992) and winner of another Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Lead Actor for the sequel ‘Hannibal’ (2002) apart from having 1 Fangoria Chainsaw Award nomination later on.

    Anthony Hopkins has also won the Hasty Puddings Theatrical Award for 2001 Man of the Year, won the Saturn Award for Best Lead Actor for his iconic portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ (1992) apart from having 4 Saturn Award nominations and also won the Western Heritage Award for Theatrical Motion Picture for ‘Legends of the Fall’ (1995).

    Apart from having won these immense numbers of prestigious acting awards, Anthony Hopkins has also had 4 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, 2 MTV Movie & TV Award nominations, 1 People’s Choice Award nomination, 1 National Society of Film Critics Award nomination, 1 Online Film Critics Society Award nomination, 1 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award nomination, 1 Women’s Image Network Award nomination, 1 Method Fest Award nomination, 1 Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival Award nomination, 1 Jupiter Award nomination, 1 MovieGuide Award nomination and 1 Satellite Award nomination too.

    Interesting Facts About Anthony Hopkins

    • Anthony Hopkins has quit smoking and also quit drinking alcohol.
    • Anthony Hopkins had childhood aspirations to become a concert pianist as he became a piano virtuoso at a fairly young age.
    • Although he was interested more in the fine arts as a child when in school and often lagged behind in academics, Anthony Hopkins was inspired towards acting when he met his idol and countryman, popular actor Richard Burton, when he was around 15 years old.
    • Anthony Hopkins has suffered from dyslexia since childhood however this does not hinder him from being famous for memorizing dialogues by heart and delivers his impressive monologues without the need of cue card for his movie scenes.
    • Prior to entering the world of acting Sir Anthony Hopkins served for two years as a Royal Artillery Man in the British National Service where he was simply known as “Gunner Hopkins”.
    • Anthony Hopkins is an esteemed member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company, and has spent 3 seasons there after having graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA).
    • Anthony Hopkins is also a skilled painter and has had his paintings exhibited in an art gallery in San Antonio (Texas).
    • Anthony Hopkins holds dual citizenship, of his country UK, as well as American citizenship since 2002.
    • Anthony Hopkins also attended and graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, situated in Cardiff, Wales.
    • Anthony Hopkins composed a waltz titled “And the Waltz Goes On” which incidentally was kept locked in his drawer until his wife got in touch with famed Dutch conductor and violinist Andre Rieu who not only performed the waltz for the first time in 2011 in Vienna in presence of Sir Anthony Hopkins but also included it as part of his tour besides producing a CD named after the waltz.

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