The Father is a film that was nominated for 6 Oscars, and Anthony Hopkins was awarded for its tremendous performance in this fascinatind drama. In the film stars Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, and Olivia Williams. It received six nominations at the 74th British Academy Film Awards, winning Best Actor (Hopkins) and Best Adapted Screenplay. When Anthony says his date of birth, December 31, 1937, which is Sir Anthony Hopkins’ actual date of birth. With his win for this film, Sir Anthony Hopkins became the first person to publicly be on the autism spectrum to win an Oscar.