Anthony Hopkins: The Biography

Overview

Winning the 1992 Best Actor Oscar for his chilling performance as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs overwhelmingly confirmed Anthony Hopkins' star status. He has since been nominated a further three times and has become a huge force in Hollywood, with more recent films such as Hannibal, Red Dragon, The Human Stain, and Oliver Stone's Alexander. Largely cowritten with the cooperation of Anthony Hopkins, his family, friends, colleagues, and critics, Quentin Falk's acclaimed biography has been ...

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Overview

Winning the 1992 Best Actor Oscar for his chilling performance as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs overwhelmingly confirmed Anthony Hopkins' star status. He has since been nominated a further three times and has become a huge force in Hollywood, with more recent films such as Hannibal, Red Dragon, The Human Stain, and Oliver Stone's Alexander. Largely cowritten with the cooperation of Anthony Hopkins, his family, friends, colleagues, and critics, Quentin Falk's acclaimed biography has been fully updated to include his latest film roles, details of how he has now become a United States citizen, and his marriage to third wife Stella Aroyave.

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"'Meticulously researched . . . an informative and insightful piece of work."  —Film Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780753509999
  • Publisher: Virgin Books
  • Publication date: 6/5/2005
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 4.25 (w) x 7.06 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Quentin Falk is also the author of Mr. Hitchcock and Television's Strangest Moments. He is a former editor of Screen International and a former film critic for the Sunday Mirror.

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations V
Introduction and Acknowledgements VII
Preface X
1. Workaholic: Part I 1
2. Philip Anthony 7
3. Lionhearted 31
4. Beef and Thunder 50
5. California Dreaming 74
6. Drying Out 92
7. Monsters 113
8. Chasing Shadows 139
9. National Hero 153
10. Workaholic: Part II 170
11. Gone Hollywood 205
12. Too Good to Waste 230
13. Hannibal (Re)calling 241
14. Change of Life 265
The Credits: Theatre, Television, Films 275
Index 289
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