Anthony Perkins

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Movie Actor
Date of Birth April 4, 1932
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Date of Death Sep 12, 1992 (60)
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Anthony Perkins was an American actor, director and singer. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his second film, Friendly Persuasion, but is best remembered for playing Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and its three sequels. His other films include Fear Strikes Out, The Matchmaker, On the Beach, Tall Story, The Trial, Phaedra, Five Miles to Midnight, Pretty Poison, Murder on the Orient Express, Mahogany, The Black Hole, North Sea Hijack and Crimes of Passion.

Born: April 4, 1932, Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Died: September 12, 1992, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality: American
Alma mater: Columbia University
Occupation: Actor, director, singer
Years active: 1953–1992
Children: Oz Perkins, Elvis Perkins
Parent(s): Osgood Perkins, Janet Esselstyn Rane
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About Anthony Perkins

Actor who played the iconic role of Norman Bates in the classic horror film Psycho. He was nominated for an Oscar Award for his role in Friendly Persuasion.

Before Fame

He received the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year for his film debut in The Actress.


In 1962, he starred in the Orson Welles film The Trial, an adaptation of the Franz Kafka novel.

Family Life

He married photographer Berry Berenson in 1973, and the couple had two sons together.


He starred opposite Janet Leigh in the Alfred Hitchcock classic Psycho.

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