Anthony Hopkins
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"Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins", is a Welsh people/Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer and painter. After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and was then spotted by Laurence Olivier who invited him to join the Royal National Theatre. In 1968, he got his break in film in The Lion in Winter (1968 film)/The Lion in Winter, playing Richard I of England/Richard I.

Considered to be one of the greatest living actors, Hopkins is well known for his portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (film)/The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, its sequel Hannibal (film)/Hannibal, and the prequel Red Dragon (film)/Red Dragon. Other notable films include The Mask of Zorro, The Bounty, Meet Joe Black, The Elephant Man (film)/The Elephant Man, Magic (1978 film)/Magic, 84 Charing Cross Road (film)/84 Charing Cross Road, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Legends of the Fall, Thor (film)/Thor, The Remains of the Day (film)/The Remains of the Day, Amistad (film)/Amistad, Nixon (film)/Nixon, The World's Fastest Indian, Instinct (film)/Instinct, and Fracture (2007 film)/Fracture.

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