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  • Writer's pictureDebbie Thrower

Oldest Oscar winner- portraying dementia

Updated: Apr 29, 2021

Many congratulations to Sir Anthony Hopkins for winning the Best Actor Oscar this week at the Academy Awards – and at the age of 83.

The veteran actor received the top award for his performance as a man with dementia in the film 'The Father', alongside Olivia Colman, who plays his daughter. Read more on the techniques used to convey the father's disorientation as the film was being described as a serious contender for a win at the Oscars.


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