• Anthony  Hopkins

    Anthony Hopkins Awards

    Born on December 31st, 1937

    From Margam, Port Talbot, Wales

Bobby Poster

Bobby

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman (Anthony Hopkins), hotel manager (William H. Macy), lounge singer (Demi Moore), busboy (Freddy Rodriguez), beautician (Sharon Stone) and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Amistad Poster

Amistad

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque (Djimon Hounsou) leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson (Morgan Freeman) wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin (Matthew McConaughey) to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams (Anthony Hopkins) also becomes an ally.

Golden Globe (1998)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
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Nixon

This film is a biographical examination of former U.S. President Richard Nixon (Anthony Hopkins). The non-chronological narrative explores Nixon's personal and professional life, touching on his youth, college years, and political triumphs and failures. Nixon is seen as a child born to austere Quaker parents, as a young attorney wooing his future wife, Pat (Joan Allen), and as an astute but dour politician. After finally becoming president, Nixon is embroiled in the infamous Watergate scandal.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1996)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Shadowlands Poster

Shadowlands

C. S. Lewis (Anthony Hopkins), the renowned author of "The Chronicles of Narnia" series, is a bachelor and Oxford University professor who spends his free time debating with fellow academics at a pub. Although he seems entirely uninterested in love, Lewis agrees to marry Joy Gresham (Debra Winger), an American writer who is looking to secure British citizenship. Their arrangement soon becomes a romance, and, when Joy is diagnosed with terminal cancer, their bond grows even stronger.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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The Remains of the Day

During the 1930s, James Stevens (Anthony Hopkins) serves as a proper English butler to the doltish Lord Darlington (James Fox). Stevens is so dedicated that he forgoes visiting his father on his deathbed in order to serve, and overlooks Darlington's Nazi sympathies and growing anti-Semitism. Twenty years after his employer's death, Stevens tries to reconnect with Miss Kenton (Emma Thompson), Darlington's head housekeeper, and begins to regret his loyalty to his former master.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Won
Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1994)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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The Silence of the Lambs

Jodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1992)
Won
Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1992)
Nominated
Best Actor
Won
Actor in a Leading Role
Great Expectations Poster

Great Expectations

Dickens' orphan Pip has an anonymous benefactor (John Stanton) who helps him become a London gentleman.

Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actor for a Miniseries or Special
The Tenth Man Poster

The Tenth Man

After willing his estate to another man's family in order to save his own life in a Nazi prison, Chavel (Anthony Hopkins) returns to his erstwhile home in disguise, where he meets Therese (Kristin Scott Thomas), the sister of the man who died in his place. Taking a job as a groundskeeper, he begins to fall in love with her. When a mysterious man (Derek Jacobi) arrives claiming to be Chavel, the real Chavel must discover the man's true identity while preserving his own relationship with Therese.

Golden Globe (1989)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

An adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic tale follows deformed Quasimodo (Anthony Hopkins) as he falls for the lovely Gypsy Esmeralda (Lesley-Anne Down). Unfortunately, Quasimodo's strict father figure at Notre Dame Cathedral, Dom Claude Frollo (Derek Jacobi), also becomes smitten with Esmeralda, leading to a conflict that extends outside the confines of the sacred Paris landmark. Complicating the drama further is the presence of handsome soldier Phoebus (Robert Powell).

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special
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The Bunker

In the final days of World War II, Adolf Hitler (Anthony Hopkins) and his closest advisers are sequestered in an underground bunker in Berlin. As the Battle of Berlin rages above ground and Nazi forces are nearing certain defeat, Hitler nervously awaits his fate with his girlfriend, Eva Braun (Susan Blakely) ; his right-hand man, Joseph Goebbels (Cliff Gorman) ; and his chief architect, Albert Speer (Richard Jordan). In the final hours of his life, Hitler marries Braun, his longtime companion.

Won
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special
Magic Poster

Magic

Corky (Anthony Hopkins), a failed magician, adopts a new ventriloquist act with an abrasive dummy named Fats, and suddenly finds himself lined up for a television show. When the unbalanced Corky fears he won't pass the required mental exam, he runs away with Fats to his hometown, where he meets an old love from high school, Peggy (Ann-Margret). Corky persuades Peggy to leave her loveless marriage -- but Fats, who seems to be taking on a mind of his own, doesn't approve of the relationship.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1979)
Nominated
Actor
Golden Globe (1979)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Great Inimitable Mr Dickens Poster

The Great Inimitable Mr Dickens

The life of Charles Dickens.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Nominated
Actor
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The Lion in Winter

It's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II (Peter O'Toole) is planning to announce his successor to the throne. The jockeying for the crown, though, is complex. Henry has three sons and wants his boy Prince John (Nigel Terry) to take over. Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor (Katharine Hepburn), has other ideas. She believes their son Prince Richard (Anthony Hopkins) should be king. As the family and various schemers gather for the holiday, each tries to make the indecisive king choose their option.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated
Supporting Actor