Anthony Hopkins Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Nov, 2017
Facts of Anthony Hopkins
Date of Birth: 1937 , December-31
Age: 83 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Name Anthony Hopkins
Birth Name Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins
Father Richard Arthur Hopkins
Mother Muriel Anne Hopkins
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Margam
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 160 million
Salary $14,846,000
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Balad
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Petronella Barker (m. 1966), Jennifer Lynton (m. 1973) Stella Arroyave (m. 2003)
Children Abigail Hopkins
Divorce Petronella Barker , Jennifer Lynton
Awards BAFTA Awards
Movies Autobahn
TV Show The Man in Room 17
Siblings Richard Arthur Hopkins
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Anthony Hopkins, aged 79, is a Welsh film and television actor. He is also famous as a composer and a painter. His renowned films are The Elephant Man, Bram Stoker's Dracula and Thor.

Early Life and Education

Hopkins was born on 31 December 1937 as Philip Anthony Hopkins. He is the son of mother Muriel Anne Hopkins and his father name is Richard Arthur Hopkins. His parents were native to his birthplace and he was raised in Margam, Glamorgan.

Hopkins is white according to his ethnicity. His nationality is British. His star sign is Capricorn Hopkins's sibling information is not updated yet.

Hopkins attended Jones' West Monmouth Boys' School in Pontypool, where he remained for five terms. Later he was educated at Cowbridge Grammar School. In 1957, he achieved a graduate degree from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff. He also served in the army for about two years.


In 1960, Hopkins made his theatre debut with Swansea Little Theatre's production Have a Cigarette in Palace Theatre, Swansea. He made his movie debut from 1985 movie The Good Father. The same year he was also featured in British television film Arch of Triumph.

Hopkins made his powerful acting presence in 1987 British-American drama film 84 Charing Cross Road. He also appeared in 1987 movie The Dawning. Until 2000 he appeared in the movies like Shadowlands (1993), Legends of the Fall (1994) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991).

In 2001, Hopkins appeared in American crime thriller film Hannibal, the movie was one of the super hit movie of all time with huge box office collection. And he was also been popular for his role in the film and he gained huge popularity with his role in all over the world.

Hopkins has been in fantastic in all character and he has made super hit presence in the movies like All the King's Men (2006), Slipstream (2007), Beowulf (2007), The Wolfman (2010), Thor (2011), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Noah (2014) and Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015). Though he is 79 years old he is very much focused on his career and has huge popularity. 

In 2017, he nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding lead actors in the drama series from his current drama Westworld

Personal Life and Affairs

Hopkins is a married man. Hopkins has been in a relationship with many girls in the past and he has been married for three times. In the past, he had an affair with Debbie Allen. He was also romantically linked with American actress Carole Mallory.

In 1966, Hopkins married to Petronella Barker. They were married until 1972 for about six years. After his divorce with his first wife, he was married for the second time with his spouse Jennifer Lynton and they end their relationship in 1802. Hopkins has affairs with Geraldine Edwards.

Hopkins started dating his girlfriend Joyce Ingalls in 1995 and they separated after a year in 1996. Before his third marriage, he was dating Francine Kay. In 2003 he was married for the third time with Stella Arroyave. He has been married to her for very long for about 13 years. And talking about Hopkins children he has a daughter named Abigail Hopkins.

Net Worth 

Hopkins has a huge net worth of about 160 million dollars and has salary per year is $14,846,000. He is active on social networking sites as well.


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