Ron Perlman

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Ronald Francis Perlman
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/13/1950, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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Ron Perlman Fast Facts:
  • Made his off-Broadway debut in a 1976 production of The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria, followed by his Broadway debut in the dark fable Teibele and Her Demon in 1979.
  • Nominated for a 1982 Genie Award for Best Foreign Actor for the prehistoric drama Quest for Fire, his big-screen acting debut.
  • Underwent four hours of makeup each day for his role as Vincent in the late-1980s fantasy series Beauty and the Beast.
  • Frequently appears in Mexican director Guillermo del Toro's films, including vampire drama Cronos (1993), action-horror flick Blade II (2002) and the Hellboy series.
  • Joined the cable series Sons of Anarchy in 2008, playing the lead character's stepfather, a man who, in Perlman's words, was "born to dominate."
  • Active in the Young Storytellers Foundation, which promotes literacy and runs in-school programs.
  • Has provided voice work for such animated series as Afro SamuraiDanny Phantom and Batman: The Animated Series.
  • Ron Perlman Relationships:
  • Brandon Avery - Son
  • Opal Stone - Wife
  • Blake Amanda - Daughter
  • Dorothy Ford - Mother
  • Ron Perlman Awards:
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 1983 Genie Awards: Best Performance by a Foreign Actor - Nominee
  • College:
  • Lehman College, New York, NY (BFA in Theater, 1971); University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (MFA in Theater, 1973)

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