Anthony Hopkins: News

film producer, composer, and painter, who is regarded as one of the greatest artists in the western film world. Recipient of several accolades, Hopkins graduated from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957 and was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He began his career in 1960 as a stage actor with the play ‘Have a Cigarette,’ produced by Palace Theater, Swansea. Between 1964 and 1989, he worked in more than 20 plays including the famous Shakespeare play ‘Macbeth,’ ‘Julius Caesar,’ and ‘The Tempest.’ Hopkins got his first break in the film industry with the 1967 short film ‘The White Bus.’ However, he rose to prominence with the movie ‘The Lion in Winter’ (1968). Between 1967 and 2021, Hopkins worked in more than 50 movies, out of which some were critically acclaimed including ‘The Silence of the Lambs,’ ‘Hannibal,’ ‘Red Dragon,’ ‘The Elephant Man’ (1980), ‘84 Charing Cross Road’ (1987), ‘Howards End’ (1992), ‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’ (1992), ‘Shadowlands’ (1993), ‘Legends of the Fall’ (1994), ‘Meet Joe Black’ (1998), ‘The Mask of Zorro’ (1998), The ‘Thor’ series, and ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ (2017). Apart from acting in movies, Hopkins has also appeared in several Television shows. Between 1965 and 2021, he appeared in more than 40 Television shows. He is the recipient of two Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards, two Emmy Awards among several other honors. In 1993, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II and was conferred with the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003. As a philanthropist, Hopkins has been a member of Greenpeace, and a patron of RAPt (Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust).

08 Apr 2024


Anthony Hopkins's 'Those About to Die' first look out now!

The first look at Roland Emmerich's new series, Those About to Die—featuring two-time Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins—is finally out!

24 Jan 2024

Salman Khan

Joy Awards: Salman Khan poses with John Cena, Alia Bhatt

Salman Khan graced the Joy Awards in Saudi Arabia on January 20 and has now shared a fantastic group photo on Instagram.

31 Dec 2023


Anthony Hopkins's birthday: Films he has both produced and headlined

Hollywood living legend and two-time Academy Award winner Sir Anthony Hopkins has had a career like no other.

19 Nov 2023

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Jodie Foster's birthday: Celebrating actor's prowess with 5 career-defining films

With decades of prowess in her performances, Jodie Foster has etched an indelible mark on the screen.

13 Nov 2023

Zack Snyder

Netflix's 'Rebel Moon- Part One': Cast, summary, trailer highlights

Netflix concluded its Geeked Week by releasing the trailer for Zack Snyder's eagerly-awaited grand space epic, Rebel Moon-Part One: A Child of Fire.

08 Nov 2023


'Psycho,' 'Last Night in Soho': Best Hollywood psychological horror movies 

One of the few genres that has the power to delve into the darkest corners of the human psyche is psychological horror.

05 Oct 2023


'Harry Potter' to 'Howards End': Emma Thompson's best performances

Born to actor Phyllida Law and stage director, scriptwriter, and actor Eric Thompson, art surely runs in British actor and screenwriter Emma Thompson's blood and she has done absolute justice to it.

06 Oct 2023


'The Silence of the Lambs'-'The Father': Anthony Hopkins's best performances

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins is one of the greatest living legends of Hollywood who is leaving behind a legacy hard to conquer.

04 Mar 2023

Harry Potter

5 times Hollywood actors played iconic antagonists

Playing extreme roles can be a tricky affair for an actor, as audiences mostly remember the iconic act where the "hero saves the heroine" from the "bad men."

27 May 2022


These Hollywood films are based on tragic true stories

The beauty of storytelling hits different when depicting true events.

26 Apr 2021

Academy Awards

Oscar's Chadwick Boseman snub leaves his fans seething in anger

The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony aired today from LA: Union Station and Dolby Theatre. Must say, it witnessed some interesting winners.

26 Apr 2021

Academy Awards

Oscars 2021: Interesting facts about this year's ceremony

The 93rd Academy Award ceremony finally aired today, after facing months of delay.