Anthony Perkins

Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor | * 04/04/1932 († 60, 09/12/1992) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor, director, and singer. Perkins is known for his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's suspense thriller Psycho, which made him an influential figure in pop culture and in horror films. He often played distinctive villainous roles in film, though he was most renowned for his romantic leads. He distinguished himself by playing unconfident characters. Born in New York City, Perkins got his start as an adolescent in summer stock programs, although he acted in films before he set foot on a professional stage. His first film, The Actress, costarring Spencer Tracy and Jean Simmons and directed by George Cukor, was a disappointment save for an Oscar nod for its costumes, and Perkins returned to the boards instead. He made his Broadway debut in the Elia Kazan-directed Tea and Sympathy where he played Tom Lee, a "sissy" cured by the right woman. He was praised for the role, and after it closed, he turned to Hollywood once more, starring in Friendly Persuasion (1956) with Ga... ()
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Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and his Oscar-nominated role in Friendly Persuasion (1956).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Anthony Perkins

Donostia Award Edgar Awards Theatre World Award Palme d'Or Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor Golden Globe Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play
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Movies with Anthony Perkins as Actor(72)

as himself2017 78/52
as Philip Van der Besh (archive footage) (uncredited)2015 Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words
as Himself (archive footage)2015 Tab Hunter Confidential
as Self - Actor (archive footage)2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles
as Himself (archive footage)2013 Fallout
as Himself (archive footage)2010 The Psycho Legacy
2009 Endgame
as Self (archive footage)2002 The Cockettes
as Self (archive footage)1997 The Making of 'Psycho'
as Paul Miller, P.I.1992 In the Deep Woods
as El Mecano1992 The Naked Target
as Arthur Johnson1991 A Demon in My View
as Anthony Strack1990 The Ghost Writer
as Prof. Buchanan1990 I'm Dangerous Tonight
as Buchanan1990 I'm Dangerous Tonight
as Norman Bates1990 Psycho IV: The Beginning
as Dr. Henry Jekyll / Jack 'The Ripper' Hyde1989 Edge of Sanity
as Robert Edwards1988 Destroyer
as Norman Bates1986 Psycho III
as Reverend Peter Shayne1984 Crimes of Passion
as Norman Bates1983 Psycho II
as Henry Lord1983 The Sins of Dorian Gray
as Lou Kramer1980 North Sea Hijack
as Lawrence Miles1980 Double Negative
as Himself / Host1979 The Horror Show
as Alfred1979 Twice a Woman
as Dr. Alex Durant1979 The Black Hole
as John Cerruti1979 Winter Kills
as Neil Curry1978 Remember My Name
as Javert1978 Les Misérables
as Arthur Heroz1978 First, You Cry
as Sean McAvoy1975 Mahogany
as Gid1974 Lovin' Molly
as Hector MacQueen1974 Murder on the Orient Express
as Reverend LaSalle1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
as B.Z.1972 Play It as It Lays
as Charles Van Horn1971 Ten Days Wonder
as Laurence Jeffries1971 Someone Behind the Door
as Chaplain Capt. A.T. Tappman1970 Catch-22
as Rainey1970 WUSA
as Tommy Turner1968 The Male Animal
as Dennis Pitt1968 Pretty Poison
as Christopher Belling1967 The Champagne Murders
as Sgt. Warren1966 Is Paris Burning?
as Charles Snell1966 Evening Primrose
as Milo Bogardus1965 The Fool Killer
as Harry Compton / Nicolas Sergueiovitch Maukouline1964 A Ravishing Idiot
as Johnny Parsons1963 The Sword and the Balance
as Josef K.1962 The Trial
as Alexis1962 Phaedra
as Robert Macklin1962 Five Miles to Midnight
as Philip Van der Besh1961 Goodbye Again
as Ray Blent1960 Tall Story
as Norman Bates1960 Psycho
as Lt. Peter Holmes1959 On the Beach
as Abel1959 Green Mansions
as Abel Cabot1958 Desire Under the Elms
as Cornelius Hackl1958 The Matchmaker
as Joseph Dufresne1957 This Angry Age
as Riley Wade1957 The Lonely Man
as Ben Owens1957 The Tin Star
as Jim Piersall1957 Fear Strikes Out
as Josh Birdwell1956 Friendly Persuasion
as Fred Whitmarsh1953 The Actress

TV Shows/Series with Anthony Perkins as Actor(19)

as Jimmy1984 The Glory Boys
as Rev. James North1983 For the Term of His Natural Life
as himself1981 Wetten, dass..?
as himself1979 NDR Talk Show
as himself1977 Bitte umblättern
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
as himself1961 Treffpunkt New York
as himself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Movies with Anthony Perkins as Crew(3)

Directing/Director1988 Lucky Stiff
Directing/Director1986 Psycho III
Writing/Writer1973 The Last of Sheila

Full Name: Anthony Perkins
Born: Monday, 04/04 1932 (April) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 09/12 1992 (September) in Hollywood (aged: 60)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Columbia University, Rollins College, Brooks School, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School
Record Label: Epic Records
Spouses (current/former): Berry Berenson
Children: Elvis Perkins, Oz Perkins
Mother: Janet Esselstyn Rane
Other names for Anthony Perkins (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Жестяная звезда"
"Tony Perkins"
Anthony Perkins frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (25x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Charlton Heston (13x, Actor)
Will Forte (13x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Orson Welles (11x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (9x, Actress)
Paul Newman (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1528, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/10/2023