“Freddy Krueger, Jason Vorhees, and Sadako Sofubi ” – lurking in your dreams? You name it but this actor made one of a hell-like terrifying actor of all time. His crowning-jewel-character “
‘The Cannibal’ Lecter” is one of the most-sickest characters that gave women heart attacks. He’s one of the utmost paid actors with a unique appetite in choosing his role-characters in any of his movies. Complemented with his peculiar voice, he made one truly terrifying actor. The man behind this is Anthony Hopkins. Born as Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE on December 31st 1937 in Glamorgan, Wales. He’s well-known of reading his scripts over 200 times just to make it sure that he’ll play it from his heart.
He first appeared in 1967 for the movie “The White Bus”, followed by 1968’s “The Lion in winter” and the acclaimed story of “Hamlet” in 1969. Preceded by 1973 film “A Doll's House” and enlightened by 1978 movie “Magic.” He made an outstanding performance as an abominable-disfigured façade man and revealed a person of higher-intelligence and passionate when rescued by a surgeon in “The Elephant Man” in 1980. His career continuously grew and receives numerous offers for “The Bounty”, the 1985 movie “The Good Father”, and his 1987 film called “84 Charing Cross Road.” Alongside genius Jodi Foster, they made great chemistry in performing a wicked-psychopath killer (Hopkins) and his prey rookie FBI Agent (Foster) in his ever dear movie “Silence of the Lambs” in 1991. It was marvelous knowing that the two icons were just replacements of original casts that turned it down. Long before
made his critically acclaimed the “Butler”, Hopkins made it first as a loyal butler who sacrificed everything and found how misguided he is along his term in the movie “The Remains of the Day” in 1993.
He also played the role in 1992 horror film “
”, the 1992 movie “Howards End”, and the 1994 movie hit “Legends of the Fall.” He made a great team-up with
as he tremendously exploited the bio-film “Nixon” in 1995 playing the role of his Excellence President Richard Milhous Nixon. He appeared in the 1996 film “Surviving Picasso” and 1997 film “
.” He made a jam-packed appearance with Spielberg’s over the sea mutiny movie “Amistad” in the same year alongside
. They made great-equally matched performances in the movie “Meet Joe Black” as
played the role of “Death” who instead of claiming the media mogul’s (Hopkins) life, asked him to show him and explore life on Earth and falls in love with his daughter. He also worked for “Titus” in 1999 and “heart in Atlantis” in 2001. He tried to reconnect with his prey and aiming to be his powerful victim in the killing-machine performance for the movie “Hannibal” in 2001. This was preceded by the “Red Dragon” in 2002, as Foster’s Character and aided by genius Hannibal Lecter (Hopkins) will try to hunt down the serial killer “The Tooth Fairy” played by
alongside Edward Norton.
He also starred in the 2005 movie “The World’s Fastest Indian” and made a success story of “Fracture” in 2007 as an attorney tried to get his break in his career and finds him-self locked up with a manipulative criminal. He also starred in the 2009 movie “The City of Your Final Destination”, and 2011 movie “
” as the story of a man that took studies in exorcism. He played “Odin” as the father of
in the movies “
” in 2011 and its installment “Thor: The Dark World.” He starred also in “Hitchhock”, 2013 movie “
” and as Methuselah in the 2014 biblical-film “