Ever wondered how Anthony Hopkins rose to stardom? Phillip Anthony Hopkins, a veteran of over 112 films, is undoubtedly one of the finest actors of his generation. A dyslexic and self-professed poor student, growing up Hopkins was an only child and an outsider. And when the time came for him to choose a profession, he chose acting because, according to him, it was the only thing he could do. For more interesting facts you must read the biography. Grab your biography book now!