About Actor Anthony Hopkins


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Today’s lesson we would like to talk about a few famous people from England.We will be posting a few more this week. Focus will be general knowledge combined with english vocabulary words. It doesn’t matter where in the world you live , we all have someone famous from our home country to talk about.

Let’s read a little bit about Welsh Actor and director Anthony Hopkins .

Who is Anthony Hopkins?

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins CBE is a Welsh actor, director and film producer. He is the recipient of an Academy Award, three BAFTAs, two Emmys and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. In 1993, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts.

How old is Anthony Hopkins?

Born: 31 December 1937 (age 82 years)

What are Anthony Hopkins’s best movies?

There are so many but we will write the top 5 movies .

1- The Remains of the Day.

2-The Elephant Man (1980)

3-The Bunker (1981)

4- Silent of the Lambs

5-Nixon (1995)

What was his most famous role?

Perhaps Hopkins’ most famous role is as the cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1991, with Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling, who also won for Best Actress. 

Discuss with your classmates these questions!
What is your type of movie?
Have you ever seen The Silence Of the Lambs? If yes, What do you think?
How often do you go to the cinema?
What was the last movie you’ve seen?
What was about?
Do you like Anthony Hopkins? If yes, What is your favourite movie?
What was the scariest movie you’ve seen?


Interesting fact about Anthony Hopkins

His school days were unproductive; he would rather immerse himself in art, such as painting and drawing, or playing the piano, than attend to his studies.

 “Silence of the Lambs” movie ! Enjoy watching this amazing short movie trailer.

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