Anthony Perkins

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  • Birth Name: Anthony Perkins
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/04/1932, Aries
  • Date of Death: 09/12/1992
  • Profession: Actor
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Anthony Perkins Fast Facts:
  • Made film debut in The Actress in 1953.
  • Debuted on Broadway in Tea and Sympathy opposite Joan Fontaine.
  • In 1960 was cast as Norman Bates for Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, arguably the most memorable movie villain in history; he reprised the role in 1983, 1986 and 1990.
  • Began run on Broadway in Neil Simon's Star-Spangled Girl.
  • Garnered first screenwriter's credit after cowriting The Last of Sheila with Stephen Sondheim in 1973.
  • Did a nude scene in the play Romantic Comedy in 1979.
  • Succumbed to AIDS-related pneumonia on Sept. 12, 1992.
  • Anthony Perkins Relationships:
  • Elvis Perkins - Son
  • Osgood Perkins - Father
  • Berry Berenson - Wife (deceased)
  • Oz Perkins - Son
  • Janet Rane - Mother
  • Anthony Perkins Awards:
  • 1957 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actor - Winner
  • 1958 Tony: Actor (Dramatic) - Nominee
  • 1956 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Columbia University, New York, NY; attended Rollins College, Winter Haven, FL

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