Anthony Hopkins Get to know the 82-year old actor Anthony Hopkins, before he got famous (e.g. Silence of the Lambs). IMDB reports Late Night Line-Up (TV Series) was Anthony Hopkins's first TV appearance in 1971. In 1960 he starred as Stephen in his first movie A Matter of Degree (TV Series) . BirthdayDecember 31, 1937NationalityBritishName in PassportPhilip Anthony HopkinsDebut A Matter of Degree (TV Series) (1960)EthnicityEnglish, Welsh, (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Margam, Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales. His parents Annie Muriel (née Yeates) & Richard Arthur Hopkins are of English, Welsh, ethnicity. Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937 on a Friday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: Cowbridge Grammar School, Glamorgan, WalesUniversity/College: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff Other schooling: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London UKChildhood Photos - When he was young Credit: Dailymail.co.uk Photo of First movie or tv show debut A Matter of Degree (TV Series) Character: Stephen| Date: 1960Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Anthony Hopkins on Charlie Rose 1993 Most popular video on Youtube Transformers: The Last Knight Official Trailer 1 (2017) - Michael Bay Movie Views: 17.244.133 Share your real life experiences with Anthony Hopkins here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!