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Anthony Perkins

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Perkins in a publicity still for [[Psycho]] (1960)


Anthony Perkins (1932–1992) was an American actor.

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his second film, Friendly Persuasion (1956), but is best known for playing Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and its three sequels. His other films include Fear Strikes Out (1957), The Matchmaker (1958), The Trial (1962), Tall Story (1960), Pretty Poison (1968), The Black Hole (1979) and North Sea Hijack (1980).

In August 1973, Perkins married photographer Berinthia "Berry" Berenson and their son, Oz Perkins, played the role of young Norman Bates in Psycho II.

After contracting AIDS, Perkins died of pneumonia in September 1992, aged 60.


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