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Anthony Hopkins is a Welsh actor, director and film producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in and has also received three BAFTAs, two Emmys and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. In 1993, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts. 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.

Stage credits include King Lear and a West End production of M. Butterfly in 1989.

Film credits include Richard the Lionheart in The Lion in Winter, Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal and the Red Dragon. Other film credits include The Remains of the Day, Nixon, Amistad, and The Two Popes, 84 Charing Cross Road, The Elephant Man, Howards End, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Legends of the Fall, Meet Joe Black, The Mask of Zorro, Thor, The Dresser. Televisions credits include a starring role in HBO television series Westworld.

Anthony Hopkins Movies

[1967]The White Bus Brechtian

[1968]The Lion in Winter Richard

[1969]Hamlet Claudius

[1970]The Looking Glass War Avery

[1971]When Eight Bells Toll Philip Calvert

[1972]Young Winston Lloyd George

[1973]A Doll's House Torvald Helmer

[1974]The Girl from Petrovka Kostya

[1974]Juggernaut Supt. John McCleod

[1977]A Bridge Too Far Lt. Col. Frost

[1977]Audrey Rose Elliot Hoover

[1978]Magic Corky, Fats

[1978]International Velvet Captain Johnson

[1980]The Elephant Man Dr. Frederick Treves

[1980]A Change of Seasons Adam Evans

[1984]The Bounty Lt William Bligh

[1985]The Good Father Bill Hooper

[1987]84 Charing Cross Road Frank P. Doel

[1988]The Dawning Csius, Angus Barrie

[1989]A Chorus of Disapproval Dafydd Ap Llewellyn

[1990]Dylan Thomas: Return Journey Introduction

[1990]Desperate Hours Tim Cornell

[1991]The Silence of the Lambs Dr. Hannibal Lecter

[1991]The Efficiency Expert Errol Wallace

[1992]Howards End Henry Wilcox

[1992]Freejack Ian McCandless

[1992]Dracula Professor Abraham Van Helsing

[1992]Chaplin George Hayden

[1993]The Trial The Priest

[1993]The Innocent Bob Glass

[1993]Shadowlands Jack Lewis

[1993]The Remains of the Day Stevens

[1994]The Road to Wellville Dr. John Harvey Kellogg

[1994]Legends of the Fall Colonel William Ludlow

[1995]Nixon Richard M. Nixon

[1996]August Ieuan Davies

[1996]Surviving Picasso Pablo Picso

[1997]Amistad John Quincy Adams

[1997]The Edge Charles Morse

[1998]Meet Joe Black William Parrish

[1998]The Mask of Zorro Don Diego de la Vega, Zorro

[1999]Titus Titus

[1999]Instinct Ethan Powell

[2000]How the Grinch Stole Christmas Narrator

[2001]Hannibal Hannibal Lecter

[2001]Hearts in Atlantis Ted Brautigan

[2002]Red Dragon Hannibal Lecter

[2002]Bad Company Oakes

[2003]The Human Stain Coleman Silk

[2003]Shortcut to Happiness Daniel Webster

[2004]Alexander Old Ptolemy

[2005]Proof Robert

[2005]The World's Fastest Indian Burt Munro

[2006]All the King's Men Judge Irwin

[2006]Bobby John

[2007]Beowulf Hrothgar

[2007]Fracture Ted Crawford

[2007]Slipstream Bonhoeffer

[2009]The City of Your Final Destination Adam

[2010]You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Alfie

[2010]The Wolfman Sir John Talbot

[2011]Thor Odin

[2011]The Rite Father Luc Trevant

[2011]360 John

[2012]Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock

[2013]Thor: The Dark World Odin

[2013]RED 2 Bailey

[2014]Noah Methuselah

[2015]Blackway Lester

[2015]Solace Dr. John Clancy

[2015]Kidnapping Mr. Heineken Freddy Heineken

[2016]Misconduct Arthur Denning

[2016]Collide Hagen Kahl

[2017]Transformers: The Last Knight Sir Edmund Burton

[2017]Thor: Ragnarok Odin

[2019]Now Is Everything Thom

[2019]The Two Popes Cardinal Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI.

[2020]The Father Anthony

[2020]Elyse Dr. Philip Lewis

[2021]The Virtuoso The Mentor

[2021]Where Are You Thom

[2022]The Son Peter's Father

[2022]Armageddon Time Grandpa Aaron Rabinowitz

[2022]Zero Contact Finley Hart

Anthony Hopkins TV Shows

War & Peace Pierre Bezukhov

Westworld Dr. Robert Ford

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Anthony Hopkins News

Photos: First Look at THE MOST PRECIOUS OF GOODS at the Marylebone Theatre

All new photos have been released from The Most Precious of Goods at the Marylebone Theatre. Performances run through 3 February. Check out the photos here!

Full Cast Set for PLAYER KINGS Starring Ian McKellen, Toheeb Jimoh & Richard Coyle

IAN MCKELLEN, TOHEEB JIMOH & RICHARD COYLE star in Robert Icke's production of PLAYER KINGS, adapted from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2.

Full Cast Set For AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, Starring Michael Imperioli, Jeremy Strong, and Victoria Pedretti

The full cast has been revealed for An Enemy of the People on Broadway! Find out who is joining Jeremy Strong, Michael Imperioli, and Victoria Pedretti in the cast!

Samantha Spiro Joins Cast of THE MOST PRECIOUS OF GOODS, Replacing Allan Corduner

Olivier Award-winner Samantha Spiro has joined the production of The Most Precious of Goods following the withdrawal of Allan Corduner who is recovering from pneumonia. 

Video: Watch Zack Snyder's REBEL MOON �" PART TWO: THE SCARGIVER Teaser

The cast includes Sofia Boutella, Djimon Hounsou, Ed Skrein, Michiel Huisman, Doona Bae, Ray Fisher, with Anthony Hopkins as the voice of 'Jimmy'. Also starring Staz Nair, Fra Fee, Cleopatra Coleman, Stuart Martin, Ingvar Sigurðsson, Alfonso Herrera, Cary Elwes, Rhian Rees, E. Duffy, Sky Yang, and Charlotte Maggi. Watch the video now!

Harry Lennix and Tamara Tunie Join the Cast of Steppenwolf's PURPOSE

Harry Lennix (The Blacklist, The DC Universe) and Tamara Tunie (Law & Order: SVU, I Wanna Dance with Somebody) will join the cast of its world premiere of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Purpose.

Victoria Pedretti Will Make Broadway Debut in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

 Critically acclaimed film and television star Victoria Pedretti (“The  Haunting of Bly Manor,” “You”) will make her Broadway debut as 'Petra Stockmann' in An Enemy of the People. Learn more about the production here!

Feature: AWAKENING (REIMAGINED) Scores Tale of Light vs. Dark at Wynn Las Vegas

Even during the holiday season, the tale of light versus darkness captivates audiences' imaginations. Legendary producer Bernie Yuman, director and producer Baz Halpin, and producer and puppet master Michael Curry have brought the compelling production to the stage of Las Vegas. Awakening (Reimagine), narrated by two-time Academy Award-winner Anthony Hopkins, returns to the Wynn Las Vegas.

Michael Imperioli Will Make Broadway Debut Opposite Jeremy Strong in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

Emmy & SAG Award winner Michael Imperioli will make his Broadway debut opposite Jeremy Strong in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. We have all the details on when the play will arrive, which theatre it will play, and more!

Palm Beach Dramaworks to Present THE PERLBERG FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents the Perlberg Festival of New Plays, featuring a lineup of exciting new works. Don't miss this opportunity to experience innovative and thought-provoking theater.

Theatr Clwyd launches Public Art Open Call

As part of the major capital redevelopment of Theatr Clwyd’s 46-year-old, grade II-listed building, the theatre issued a call-out for inspirational and inclusive public art that enhances the venue’s reputation as a beacon of artistic excellence, as well cementing it as a hub for the communities that it has historically embraced. Learn more here!

Colman Domingo to Be Honored With TIFF Tribute Performer Award

Colman Domingo will receive the TIFF Tribute Performer Award. This Award recognizes an overall body of exceptional work, and is one of seven awards being handed out at the fifth annual TIFF Tribute Awards gala. Sing Sing is about a theatre troupe that finds escape from the realities of incarceration through the creativity of putting on a play.

21 Theater Books for Your Fall 2023 Reading List

We're falling into fall with a great Broadway read! This season, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 21 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's fall reading list.

Spike Lee & Pedro Almodóvar to Be Honored at the Toronto Film Festival

Now in its fifth year, the TIFF Tribute Awards have served as an awards-season bellwether, with past honourees Michelle Yeoh, Brendan Fraser, Jessica Chastain, Roger Deakins, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Joaquin Phoenix, Taika Waititi, and Chloé Zhao going on to win awards on the international stage.

Ruskin Group Theatre In Santa Monica Presents A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, August 18

Ruskin Group Theatre presents Arthur Miller's  “A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE” starring Ray Abruzzo, opening Friday, August 18, 2023.

Kathryn Hunter and Winsome Pinnock Announced as New RADA Honorary Fellows

Kathryn Hunter and Winsome Pinnock have been made Honorary Fellows of RADA.

2-FACES Comes to Barons Court Theatre

As audacious art thieves Sara and Kofi plan their most ambitious heist yet Interpol are closing in. Or are they? In this newly minted madcap comedy, the search for identity and family takes on a dubious duplicity as the pair slip seamlessly into the roles of Detectives Solomon and Kincaid to cover their tracks while navigating the murky waters of subterfuge.

Olney Theatre Adds Outdoor Movies To Summer Lineup

Olney Theatre Center has added five outdoor film screenings to its schedule for the Olney Outdoors series, presented on the newly renovated Root Family Stage at Omi's Pavilion. It also announced a daytime sing-along screening of Cinderella in the 1938 Original Theatre.

Restaged And Reimagined AWAKENING Returns To Wynn Las Vegas

Awakening, a modern “only-in-Las Vegas” spectacle, returns to Wynn Las Vegas on June 30.

Photos: Tovah Feldshuh Creates The Feldshuh Fund for Women's Health

See photos of Tovah Feldshuh celebrating 50 years on Broadway with the creation of The Feldshuh Fund for Women’s Health.


Anthony Hopkins has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of the notable nominations include Actor of the Year (Olivier Awards) for his performance in "Pravda," and The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement (Olivier Awards) for the same production. He was also nominated for Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for his role in "Equus," and received a nomination for Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for the same play.

Anthony Hopkins has won several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable wins include the Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement (Olivier Awards) for his performance in "Pravda," the Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for his role in "Equus," and the Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) also for his work in "Equus." These awards recognize his exceptional talent and contributions to the theater industry.

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