Why Famous: Best known for his portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in "The Silence of the Lambs" for which he won an Oscar and its sequel "Hannibal".
Other notable films include "The Mask of Zorro", "The Lion in Winter", "Magic" and "The Elephant Man".
- 2003-03-01 "The Silence of the Lambs" actor Anthony Hopkins (65) weds actress-producer Stella Arroyave (47) in Malibu, California
- 1991-02-14 "The Silence of the Lambs" film based on the book by Thomas Harris, directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, is released (Best Picture 1992)
- 1992-03-30 64th Academy Awards: "The Silence of the Lambs", Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster win
- 1998-07-17 "The Mask of Zorro" directed by Martin Campbell, starring Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Anthony Hopkins is released
- 2021-04-11 74th BAFTAS held virtually; Nomadland" best film, Chloé Zhao best director, Frances McDormand, Anthony Hopkins best acting awards
- 2021-04-25 93rd Academy Awards: "Nomadland" wins best film, director (Chloé Zhao), and lead actress (Frances McDormand); Anthony Hopkins best actor