The 83-year-old Hopkins took the award for his performance in “The Father,” becoming the oldest actor or actress to win an Oscar, edging out Christopher Plummers supporting-actor win at age 82 in the 2010 film “Beginners.”
What is Anthony Hopkins known for?
Anthony Hopkins is an Oscar-winning actor known for roles in many films, including The Lion in Winter, Silence of the Lambs and The Remains of the Day.
Did Paul really hit Anthony in The Father?
As I mentioned, The Father was originally a play—and it shows. The Father is filled with moments like that—as when Sewells Paul slaps Anthony (again, this may or may not have actually happened) or when Anthony insults a home aide (Imogen Poots) with cruel precision.
Is The Father an accurate depiction of dementia?
Marching through the brain In Supernova, directed by British filmmaker Harry Macqueen and starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci, we see a fairly accurate representation of frontotemporal dementia. Specifically, this is the type where certain language skills are impaired, known as semantic dementia.
Did Anne really go to Paris in The Father?
Anne takes Anthony to a doctors appointment, where Anthony tells the doctor about Annes plans to move to Paris. Shes shocked as she says she has never been going to Paris and will be staying in London. Later, at the apartment, Anne helps Anthony get dress and he kindly thanks her.