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Born: December 31, 1937

He was born Philip Anthony Hopkins in Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, South Wales. He readily admits being a poor student: "I was lousy in school. Real screwed-up. A moron. I was antisocial and didn't bother with the other kids. I didn't know what I was doing there. That's why I became an actor." In spite of his inauspicious academic beginnings, he attended the renowned Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and later studied with Sir Laurence Olivier at the National Theatre. His... See All


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