World-famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking took to Facebook yesterday (Nov. 18) to share his views about a new film based on his life.

Hawking, who joined the social networking site last month, praised "The Theory of Everything," a biopic about his life with his first wife Jane and his struggle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease). The film was released in the United States on Nov. 7.

Hawking praised the performance of actor Eddie Redmayne, who plays Hawking in the film, writing, "At times, I thought he was me."

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