A Welsh actor, director, producer, composer, and painter who holds both British and American citizenship, Anthony Hopkins has emerged the winner of the Best Actor honor in the role played in ‘The Father’.
The Welsh actor already has an Oscar to his name but made history on Sunday’s Oscar Award as the oldest star to win an Academy Award for Best Actor after the nominations were done in March 2021.
He was nominated alongside Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal), Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom), Gary Oldman (Mank), and Steven Yeun (Minari) but emerged the winner amongst them.
The Award was presented to Joaquin Phoneix on behalf of Anthony Hopkins.
His act as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the 1992 psychological thriller ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ got him his first award at the 64th edition of the Academy Award. ‘