Anthony Perkins

Born in April 4th, 1932

From New York City, New York, USA

Anthony Perkins Biography

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). He made his film debut in The Actress (1953) directed by George Cukor before experiencing success on Broadway with Elia Kazan’s production of Tea and Sympathy (1955).

He quickly became one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, working alongside actors such as Henry Fonda (The Tin Star), Sophia Loren (Desire Under the Elms), Shirley MacLaine (The Matchmaker), Audrey Hepburn (Green Mansions), and Gregory Peck, Fred Astaire, and Ava Gardner (On the Beach). He left Hollywood in 1960 and had a successful career in Europe, where he co-starred with Ingrid Bergman (Aimez-vous Brahms?), Melina Mercouri (Phaedra), Brigitte Bardot (Une ravissante idiote), and Romy Schneider, Jeanne Moreau, Elsa Martinelli, and Orson Welles (Le procès).

He returned to Hollywood in 1968 with Pretty Poison, which became a cult classic. In the decades that followed, his career continued to flourish alongside personalities like Diana Ross (Mahogany), Jeff Goldblum (Remember My Name), Elizabeth Taylor (Winter Kills), John Candy (Double Negative), and Lauren Bacall (Murder on the Orient Express). In 1973, he co-wrote The Last of Sheila with Stephen Sondheim.

During his career, he won a Golden Globe, a Cannes Award, and a David di Donatello Award, and was nominated for two Tony Awards and one Academy Award. Perkins died on September 12, 1992, of AIDS complications.

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Anthony Perkins Movies

78/52 Poster
January 23, 2017
The Psycho Legacy Poster
October 19, 2010
Psycho IV: The Beginning Poster
November 10, 1990
Psycho III Poster
July 2, 1986
Terror in the Aisles Poster
October 26, 1984
Crimes of Passion Poster
October 19, 1984
Psycho II Poster
June 3, 1983

Anthony Perkins TV Shows

Saturday Night Live Poster
October 11, 1975
What's My Line? Poster
February 2, 1950
Wetten, dass..? Poster
February 14, 1981
Studio One Poster
November 7, 1948
The Merv Griffin Show Poster
October 1, 1962
The Glory Boys Poster
October 1, 1984

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