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Top Noteworthy Facts About Anthony Hopkins

Top Noteworthy Facts About Anthony Hopkins
Top Noteworthy Facts About Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins is the best prolific actor in Britain well-known for his role as Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs. Are you eager to know more about him? Continue reading to explore more interesting facts about Anthony Hopkins. 

  • Hopkin’s early childhood dream is to become a pianist. However, he got inspiration from Welsh actor Richard Burton to pursue acting at 15. Later, he joined a Young Men’s Christian Association(YMCA) drama club and received a scholarship for further studies. 
  • He was one of the victims of alcohol. Hopkin turned into an alcoholic addict when he was ashamed of his luck in the acting industry. He almost died drinking and the alcohol affected his work leading him to quit drinking in 1975. 
  • He has been married thrice and had a daughter, Abigail Hopkins with his first wife. His relationship with Abigali is not much good because alcohol drives him to walk out of the family. He once said to New York Post that “It was a painful time in my life and not something I can talk about.”
  • Hopkin is volunteering as a teacher in the Ruskin School of Acting, California for the last 20 years. Also, he donated a few landscape paintings to the San Antonio Library. 
  • The Anthony Hopkins School of Dramatic Arts is a drama school name after him in New Zealand. Another one is Anthony Hopkins Theatre in North Wales, UK.
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