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Encyclopedia > Anthony Perkins
Anthony Perkins

Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates in Psycho
Born April 4, 1932(1932-04-04)
New York City, New York/United States
Died September 12, 1992 (aged 60)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Years active 1953-1992
Spouse(s) Berry Berenson
(1973-1992) (his death) 2 children
Children Oz Perkins
Elvis Perkins

Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932September 12, 1992) was an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-winning American stage and screen actor best known for his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and its three sequels. Image File history File links Norman Bates. ... Psycho is a 1960 suspense/horror film directed by auteur Alfred Hitchcock from the screenplay by Joseph Stefano about a psychotic killer. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the state. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Hollywood redirects here. ... Berinthia (Berry) Berenson (aka Berry Perkins), (April 14, 1948 – September 11, 2001), was an American model, actress and photographer. ... Osgood Oz Perkins (born February 1974 in New York) is a American actor, the son of American actors Anthony Perkins (of Psycho fame) and Berry Berenson and the brother of musician Elvis Perkins. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Norman Bates is a fictional character created by writer Robert Bloch as the central character in his novel Psycho. ... Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock KBE (August 13, 1899 â€“ April 29, 1980) was an iconic and highly influential British-born film director and producer who pioneered many techniques in the suspense and thriller genres. ... Psycho is a 1960 suspense/horror film directed by auteur Alfred Hitchcock from the screenplay by Joseph Stefano about a psychotic killer. ...

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Biography

Early life

Perkins was born in New York City, the son of Janet Esseltyn Rane and stage and film actor James Ripley Osgood Perkins. He attended The Brooks School, Buckingham Browne & Nichols, Columbia University and Rollins College, having moved to Boston, Massachusetts after his father's death in 1942.[1] New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Osgood Perkins (May 16, 1892 - September 21, 1937) was an American actor. ... Brooks School // Brooks School is a private co-educational preparatory secondary school in North Andover, Massachusetts near the shore of Lake Cochichewick . ... Address 80 Gerrys Landing Road Town Cambridge, Massachusetts Country U.S. Browne & Nichols established 1883, by George H. Browne & Edgar H. Nichols[1] The Buckingham School established 1889 Buckingham Browne & Nichols merger 1974 Conference Independent School League Type Private Coeducational Religious Affiliation Secular Grades Pre-K to 12 (on... Alma Mater Columbia University is a private university in the United States and a member of the Ivy League. ... Rollins College is an institution of higher learning located in Winter Park, Florida. ... Boston redirects here. ...


Career

Perkins on the cover of his biography Split Image

Perkins' first movie was The Actress (1953). He received the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actor and an Academy Award nomination for his second film, Friendly Persuasion (1956). Following this, he released three pop albums in 1957 and 1958 on Epic and RCA as "Tony Perkins".[2] His single "Moon-Light Swim" was a hit in the U.S., peaking at #24 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1957.[3] After other acclaimed performances both in film and on Broadway, he starred as Norman Bates in the 1960 film Psycho. The role affected the remainder of his career. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Actress is a 1953 movie starring the award-winning Spencer Tracy. ... Friendly Persuasion is a 1956 film that stars Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer, Robert Middleton and Phyllis Love. ... For other uses, see Pop music (disambiguation). ... Epic Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG. // Epic was launched originally as a jazz and classical music label in 1953 by CBS. Its bright-yellow, black and blue logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. ... RCA Records is one of the flagship labels of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. ... “Hot 100” redirects here. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ...


Following the success of Psycho, Perkins had a successful career in Europe. He created a portrayal of Joseph K. in Orson Welles' The Trial (1962), a cinematic adaptation of the novel by Franz Kafka. Upon returning to America, he took the role of a disturbed young murderer in Pretty Poison (1968). He also played Chaplain Tappman in Catch-22 (1970). Perkins also co-wrote, with composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, the screenplay for the (1973) film The Last of Sheila, for which the writers received a 1974 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Motion Picture Screenplay. He returned to the role of Norman Bates for the sequels, Psycho II, Psycho III (which he directed) and Psycho IV: The Beginning. For the musical group, see Josef K (band). ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Trial (aka Le Procès) is a 1962 film directed by Orson Welles, based on the famous novel by Franz Kafka. ... Kafka redirects here. ... Pretty Poison is the name of a 1968 film directed by Noel Black, starring Anthony Perkins and Tuesday Weld, about an ex-convict and high school cheerleader who commit a series of crimes. ... Chaplain Captain Albert T. Tappman (A.T. Tappman) (usually simply referred to as The Chaplain) is one of the main characters in Joseph Hellers novel Catch-22. ... Catch-22 is a 1970 film, adapted from the book of the same name by Joseph Heller. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (b. ... The Last of Sheila is a 1973 film directed by Herbert Ross, written by Anthony Perkins and Stephen Sondheim, and starring Richard Benjamin, Dyan Cannon, James Coburn, James Mason, and Raquel Welch. ... The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America. ... Mystery Writers of America is an organization for mystery writers, based in New York. ... Psycho II is a 1983 sequel to Alfred Hitchcocks 1960 classic Psycho. ... Psycho III is a 1986 sequel to Alfred Hitchcocks 1960 classic Psycho. ...


Among his Broadway credits are the Frank Loesser musical Greenwillow (1960) and Bernard Slade's 1979 play Romantic Comedy opposite Mia Farrow. Perkins's life was meticulously documented in the 1996 biography Anthony Perkins: Split Image written by Charles Winecoff.[4] Image:FrankLoesser1. ... Greenwillow is a musical with a book by Lesser Samuels and Frank Loesser and music and lyrics by Loesser. ... Bernard Slade (born May 2, 1930) is a Canadian playwright and screenwriter. ... Romantic Comedy is a Broadway play by Bernard Slade, author of Same Time, Next Year. ... Mia Farrow (born Maria de Lourdes Villiers-Farrow on February 9, 1945) is an American actress. ...

Personal life

Perkins was bisexual, having had affairs with a number of men, including 1950s and 1960s film stars Rock Hudson and Tab Hunter, dancer Rudolf Nureyev, composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim and dancer-choreographer Grover Dale, with whom Perkins had a six-year relationship prior to his marriage to Berry Berenson. He claimed to have been exclusively gay until his late 30s, when he met actress Victoria Principal.[5] Bisexual redirects here. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Hunter (left) with actor John Bromfield Arthur Andrew Kelm (born July 11, 1931, in New York City, New York) is an American actor and singer, and goes by the pseudonym Tab Hunter. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (b. ... Grover Dale (b. ... Berinthia (Berry) Berenson (aka Berry Perkins), (April 14, 1948 – September 11, 2001), was an American model, actress and photographer. ... GAY can mean: Gay, a term referring to homosexual men or women The IATA code for Gaya Airport Category: ... Victoria Principal (born January 3, 1950[1] in Fukuoka, Japan) is an American actress, best known for her role as Larry Hagmans sister-in-law and Patrick Duffys wife, Pamela Barnes Ewing, Pam, on the long-running CBS nighttime drama Dallas from 1978 to 1987. ...


Perkins died on September 12, 1992, at age 60 from complications of AIDS. Perkins' widow, Berenson, died on American Airlines Flight 11, during the September 11, 2001 attacks. He had two sons: actor Osgood "Oz" Perkins (b. 1974), and musician Elvis Perkins (b. 1976). is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see AIDS (disambiguation). ... Flight 11 redirects here. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... Osgood Oz Perkins (born February 1974 in New York) is a American actor, the son of American actors Anthony Perkins (of Psycho fame) and Berry Berenson and the brother of musician Elvis Perkins. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Quote

I have learned more about love, selflessness and human understanding from the people I have met in this great adventure in the world of AIDS than I ever did in the cutthroat, competitive world in which I spent my life.

Filmography

The Actress is a 1953 movie starring the award-winning Spencer Tracy. ... Friendly Persuasion is a 1956 film that stars Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer, Robert Middleton and Phyllis Love. ... 1957 film based on Jimmy Piersalls autobiography by the same title. ... The Tin Star is a 1957 American western movie directed by Anthony Mann and starring Henry Fonda and Anthony Perkins, in one of Perkins first roles. ... Desire Under the Elms is a 1958 film version of the play Desire Under the Elms written by Eugene ONeill. ... The MatchMaker is a 1997 romantic comedy about a cynical American woman who reluctantly visits the West of Ireland. ... Anthony Perkins & Audrey Hepburn in Green Mansions. ... On the Beach is a 1959 movie based on Nevil Shutes novel of the same name featuring Gregory Peck (USS Sawfish captain Dwight Lionel Towers), Ava Gardner (Moira Davidson), Fred Astaire (scientist Julian – John in the novel – Osborne) and Anthony Perkins (Australian naval officer Peter Holmes). ... Psycho is a 1960 suspense/horror film directed by auteur Alfred Hitchcock from the screenplay by Joseph Stefano about a psychotic killer. ... Goodbye Again, also known as Aimez vous Brahms?, is a 1961 Franco-American romantic drama film made by Argus Film and Mercury Productions and released by United Artists. ... Phaedra was a 1962 motion picture directed by Jules Dassin as a vehicle for his wife Melina Mercouri, after her world-wide hit Never on Sunday. ... Five Miles to Midnight (French: Le Couteau dans la plaie) is a 1962 French-Italian-American film drama made by Filmsonor S.A., Dear Film Produzione and Mercury and distributed by United Artists. ... The Trial (aka Le Procès) is a 1962 film directed by Orson Welles, based on the famous novel by Franz Kafka. ... Is Paris Burning? (French: Paris brûle-t-il ?) is a 1966 French-American film dealing with the 1944 liberation of Paris by Allied forces. ... Evening Primrose was a television musical written in 1966 by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman for ABC Televisions Stage 67. ... Pretty Poison is the name of a 1968 film directed by Noel Black, starring Anthony Perkins and Tuesday Weld, about an ex-convict and high school cheerleader who commit a series of crimes. ... Catch-22 is a 1970 film, adapted from the book of the same name by Joseph Heller. ... WUSA is a 1970 drama film, directed by Stuart Rosenberg. ... Ten Days Wonder is a novel that was published in 1948 by Ellery Queen. ... Play It As It Lays is a 1970 novel by the American writer Joan Didion. ... The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean is a 1972 western movie written by John Milius, directed by John Huston, and starring Paul Newman (at the height of his career, between Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting). ... Lovin Molly is a 1974 film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Anthony Perkins, Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner in the title role, Ed Binns, and Susan Sarandon. ... Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 feature film directed by Sidney Lumet and based on the 1934 novel Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie. ... Mahogany is a 1975 feature film, directed by Berry Gordy, produced by Motown Productions and released to theaters by Paramount Pictures. ... Winter Kills is a 1979 film based on the novel by Richard Condon. ... The Black Hole is a 1979 science fiction movie directed for Walt Disney Productions by Gary Nelson. ... A double negative occurs when two forms of negation are used in the same sentence. ... North Sea Hijack is a 1981 action thriller starring Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins and Michael Parks. ... For the Term of his Natural Life, a novel by Marcus Clarke, is the best known novelisation of life as a convict in early Australian history. ... Psycho II is a 1983 sequel to Alfred Hitchcocks 1960 classic Psycho. ... Crimes of Passion is a film released in 1984 and directed by Ken Russell. ... Psycho III is a 1986 sequel to Alfred Hitchcocks 1960 classic Psycho. ... Daughter of Darkness is a film made for television, directed by horror director Stuart Gordon Plot The Daughter of Darkness is an atmospheric, sub-hallucanegenic venture into the world of the unknown. ... Im Dangerous Tonight is a 1990 television movie directed by Tobe Hooper. ...

References

  1. ^ Anthony Perkins Biography. Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved on 2007-06-18.
  2. ^ Tony Perkins at All Music Guide
  3. ^ Charts & Awards, Allmusic.com
  4. ^ Winecoff, Charles (1996). Split Image: The Life of Anthony Perkins. New York: Dutton. ISBN 0525940642. 
  5. ^ Tina Gianoulis. Perkins, Anthony (1932-1992). GLBTQ Encyclopedia. Retrieved on 2007-06-18.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

Internet Broadway Database The Internet Broadway Database (IBDb) is an online database of Broadway theatre productions and their personnel. ... The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ... Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is a cable television channel featuring commercial-free classic movies, mostly from the Turner Entertainment and Warner Bros. ...

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Anthony Perkins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (422 words)
Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932–September 12, 1992) was an American actor best known for his role as the serial killer Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
Perkins' first movie was The Actress (1953); he received an Academy Award nomination for his role in his second film, Friendly Persuasion (1956).
Perkins was bisexual, having had affairs with a number of men, including 1950s and 60s film star Tab Hunter, writer-model-actor Alan Helms, dancer Rudolf Nureyev and dancer-choreographer Grover Dale, with whom Perkins had a six-year relationship prior to his marriage to Berry Berenson.
Anthony Perkins - definition of Anthony Perkins in Encyclopedia (350 words)
Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 - September 12, 1992) was an American actor best known for his role as the maniacal murderer, Norman Bates, in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
He was the son of American stage and film actor Osgood Perkins (James Ripley Osgood Perkins, 1891-1937) and his wife, Janet.
His son, Osgood Perkins, credited as Oz Perkins, is also an actor.
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