Anthony Hopkins: His impressive life and career
The life and times of one of cinema's grand knights
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Sir Anthony Hopkins is one of cinema's most esteemed actors. Known for his defining role as Dr Hannibal Lecter in 1991's 'The Silence of the Lambs,' for which he received an Academy Award for Best Actor, Hopkins has also won three BAFTAs, two Emmys, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. He's now in the running for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as as Pope Benedict XVI in 'The Two Popes.'
Browse the gallery for an appreciation of the man described as "the greatest actor of his generation."
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