Anthony Hopkins is a celebrated Welsh actor, composer, painter and television celebrity. This actor gained critical acclaim due to his game-changing performance as ‘Hannibal Lector’ in the hit movie ‘Silence of The Lambs’. His other important films are Bram Stoker's Dracula’, ‘Hannibal’, ‘Red Dragon’, ‘The Mask of Zorro’, ‘Thor’, ‘Nixon’ and ‘The World's Fastest Indian’. This ‘Academy Award’ winner went on to receive multiple honors of ‘BAFTA Awards’, ‘Emmy Awards’, ‘Saturn Awards’, ‘Cecil DeMille Award’ and many more. Hopkins has also received a star in the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’. He was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his excellence in the field of cinema. In 2008, Hopkins received fellowship from the ‘British Academy of Film and Television Arts’. Many would not be aware of Hopkins prowess as a musical composer. His single ‘Distant Star’ peaked at 75th position in the ‘U.K Charts’. Here are some of the most popular quotations and sayings by the multi-faceted artist. Go through the popular quotes and thoughts by Anthony Hopkins that will make your day.
I just wanted to be a composer; I became an actor by default, really. I got a scholarship to a college of music and drama, hoping to take a scholarship in music. But I ended up as an acting student, so I've stuck with that for the last 50-odd years.