Anthony Perkins
American actor and director
Anthony Perkins
Anthony Perkins was an American actor. Perkins was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his second film, Friendly Persuasion. He is best known for playing Norman Bates in Psycho. His other films include The Trial, Fear Strikes Out, Tall Story, The Matchmaker, Pretty Poison, and The Black Hole.
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David's Colorado Buffaloes Fall Depth Chart Analysis! (Part 2!) - Ralphie Report
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Thank goodness we get Senior Anthony Perkins back from his knee injury this year. The Defense wasn't great before he was injured, but it was terrible afterwards. He lines up as the Strong Safety, and has a lot of experience there
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Colorado Buffaloes Recruiting and Depth Chart Update - Defensive Backs - Ralphie Report
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The Buffs return two experienced safeties in senior Anthony Perkins and junior Ray Polk. Perkins has started 18 games, appearing in 29 total over his career while Polk has started 15 games, appearing in a total of 23. Perkins is the most experienced
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Camp Q&A: Colorado's Terrel Smith - Colorado Buffs Insider (subscription)
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The plan was for him to redshirt, but an injury to starting safety Anthony Perkins put Smith on the field for the final half of the season. BOULDER - Colorado fans got to know Terrel Smith in a hurry last season. The Paterson, NJ product made a name
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Thursday Notes: Captains Named, Cefalo on Scholly - CUBuffs.com
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Seniors Tyler Hansen and Ryan Miller will serve as the offensive captains, while senior Anthony Perkins and junior Jon Major will have the honors as the defensive captains, as all four were selected in a vote by their teammates Wednesday evening
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Police avert trial ordeal - The Star
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PC Paul Salvesen, aged 40, and Det Con Anthony Perkins, 53, admitted careless driving after they both crashed separately into a car carrying five children. Some of the youngsters were catapulted from their vehicle by the impact
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Driving ban for crash officers - The Star
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PC Paul Salveson and DC Anthony Perkins were travelling in separate cars along the M1 in April when PC Salveson, 40, collided with a people carrier containing five children aged two to 11. It remains unclear what caused the collision between the
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Police pair banned after 90mph M1 drive ended in double crash - Yorkshire Post
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Pc Paul Salveson and Det Con Anthony Perkins had been travelling in separate cars along the M1 when Pc Salveson, 40, collided with a people carrier carrying five children and a female driver. It is unclear exactly how the smash happened,
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With fresh area to roam, Buffs looking for new rival - Arizona Daily Star
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CU defensive back Anthony Perkins, making a tackle against Cal in 2010, says new rivalries are going to be "self-forming." BOULDER, Colo. - Jon Embree was paired with Utah coach Kyle Whittingham at ESPN's offices last week - presumably while the rest
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CU Buffs football camp: 2-minute drill - Brush News Tribune
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Play of the day: Safety Anthony Perkins intercepted starting quarterback Tyler Hansen early in practice when the first-team defense was facing the first-team offense in 7-on-7 drills. A nice play for Perkins on his
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University Park boy drowns at Steger complex - Chicago Tribune
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Anthony Perkins, of the 700 block of Spring Court in University Park, was pronounced dead at 3:31 pm at Saint James Hospital and Health Centers in Chicago Heights, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office
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The Early Word On Piccino Cafe In The Dogpatch - Eater SF
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Thankfully, "aside from the mistaken pizza order, the waitstaff was attentive and generally perfect (although our main server looked like Anthony Perkins, which was a little creepy, but also fun, so, there you go)." [Yelp] The Dessert News: A Michelin
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Seniors: Cinema 114 previews Hitchcock - Shelter Island Reporter
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Anthony Perkins is the proprietor. Who can forget the shower scene at the movie's climax. (Running time is 109 minutes.) Please join Maggie Ciaglo, our lovely video technician, and me in the air-conditioned comfort of the Senior Activity Center at 2:30
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Traveling back through the Advocate archives for July 6 - Green Bay Press Gazette
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At the movies: "Psycho III" with Anthony Perkins and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" starring Matthew Broderick. » Deaths: Arnold F. Wagner, 89, Sturgeon Bay; Gregory John La Luzerne, 22, Green Bay; Clarence Peterson, 99, Scottsdale, Ariz.;
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Pac-12 (South) Conference Preview - College Fantasy Football Insider
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(8 – defense) Josh Hartigan (DE), Curtis Cunningham (DT), Will Pericak (NT), Jon Major (LB), Anthony Perkins (S), Terrel Smith (DB), Travis Sandersfeld (DB), Ray Polk Jr. (FS). Zach Grossnickle (P) Daniel Munyer came off a redshirt freshman year and
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DC: 21 Year Old Sentenced to 66 Years for Murder of Gay Man - Gayapolis
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A DC Superior Court judge on Thursday sentenced 21-year-old Antwan Holcomb to 66 years in prison for the December 2009 shooting death of gay DC resident Anthony Perkins. Police and prosecutors said Holcomb, a District resident, met Perkins through a
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Is Shia LaBeouf the New Michael J. Fox? - Movieline
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As Scott Howard in Teen Wolf, Fox works that championship-hungry basketball star charm (which smacks of Anthony Perkins in Tall Story, if we're staying on the Hitchcock star beat), a definitively '50s characteristic catapulted to the '80s
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Holcomb Gets 50 years - Metro Weekly
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A DC Superior Court judge sentenced Antwan Holcomb, 21, to 50 years behind bars for the first-degree murder of Anthony Perkins, a gay DC resident, on Thursday, June 30. Holcomb was also sentenced for other violent crimes involving other
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Anthony Perkins
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1992
    Age 59
    Diagnosed with HIV during the filming of Psycho IV, Perkins died at his Los Angeles home on September 12, 1992, from AIDS-related pneumonia at age 60.
    More Details Hide Details His wife died nine years later, in the September 11 attacks.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1990
    Age 57
    Although he was fighting AIDS, the actor appeared in eight television productions between 1990 and 1992, including Daughter of Darkness (1990) and The Naked Target (1992).
    More Details Hide Details He made his final appearance in In the Deep Woods (1992) with Rosanna Arquette. Perkins had agreed to provide the voice for the role of the dentist, Dr. Wolfe, in The Simpsons episode "Last Exit to Springfield" after Anthony Hopkins and Clint Eastwood both turned the role down, but he died before the part could be recorded. In the end, the character was voiced by Simpsons regular Hank Azaria.
  • 1988
    Age 55
    He directed a comedy horror film in 1988 called Lucky Stiff.
    More Details Hide Details Perkins has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, an honor he received for his influential and exceptional contributions to the motion picture industry. It is located at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. In 1991, Perkins was honored with the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival.
  • 1986
    Age 53
    He then starred in and directed Psycho III (for which he was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actor) in 1986, but refused to reprise his role as Bates in the failed television pilot Bates Motel, famously boycotting the project in a very ardent, and well-received, oppositional public campaign.
    More Details Hide Details He did play Bates in the following made-for-cable film Psycho IV: The Beginning in 1990, over which he had much creative control, although he was turned down for director.
  • FORTIES
  • 1976
    Age 43
    He also hosted television's Saturday Night Live in 1976 and was featured in the box office-smash and space opus, Walt Disney's The Black Hole, in 1979.
    More Details Hide Details His Broadway credits also included the 1967 Neil Simon comedy The Star-Spangled Girl, the Frank Loesser musical Greenwillow (1960), for which he was nominated for another Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and Bernard Slade's 1979 play Romantic Comedy opposite Mia Farrow. Perkins reprised the role of Norman Bates in three sequels to Psycho. The first, Psycho II (1983), was a box office success 23 years after the original film.
  • 1974
    Age 41
    Perkins was one of the many stars featured in the 1974 hit Murder on the Orient Express.
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  • 1973
    Age 40
    They married when he was age 41, on August 9, 1973 and had two sons: actor Oz Perkins (b.
    More Details Hide Details February 2, 1974), and musician Elvis Perkins (b. February 9, 1976).
  • THIRTIES
  • 1972
    Age 39
    In 1972, he appeared in Play It as It Lays and The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean.
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  • 1964
    Age 31
    In 1964 he starred in Une ravissante idiote, with Brigitte Bardot.
    More Details Hide Details Upon returning to America, he took the role of a disturbed young murderer in Pretty Poison (1968) opposite Tuesday Weld. He also played Chaplain Tappman in Catch-22 (1970). Perkins co-wrote, with composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, the screenplay for the 1973 film The Last of Sheila, for which they received a 1974 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Motion Picture Screenplay.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1961
    Age 28
    In 1961, Perkins received considerable critical acclaim for his performance in the film Goodbye Again, opposite Ingrid Bergman, a performance which won him the Best Actor Award at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival.
    More Details Hide Details After that came a successful career in Europe, including the role of Joseph K. in Orson Welles' 1962 adaptation of Kafka's The Trial (1962).
  • 1960
    Age 27
    Perkins in youth had a boyish, earnest quality, reminiscent of the young James Stewart, which Alfred Hitchcock exploited and subverted when the actor starred as Norman Bates in the 1960 film Psycho (1960).
    More Details Hide Details The film was a critical and commercial success, and gained Perkins international fame for his performance as the homicidal owner of the Bates Motel. Perkins' performance gained him the Best Actor Award from the International Board of Motion Picture Reviewers. The role and its multiple sequels affected the remainder of his career.
  • 1958
    Age 25
    A life member of the Actors Studio, Perkins also acted in theater. In 1958, he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his performance in Look Homeward, Angel on Broadway.
    More Details Hide Details He played the role of Eugene Gant.
  • 1957
    Age 24
    His single "Moon-Light Swim" was a hit in the United States, peaking at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1957.
    More Details Hide Details He showcased his musical talents in The Matchmaker (1958) with Shirley Booth and Shirley MacLaine.
    Following this, he released three pop music albums in 1957 and 1958 on Epic and RCA Victor as "Tony Perkins".
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    The tall (6'2", 188 cm) Perkins also portrayed the troubled former Boston Red Sox baseball player Jimmy Piersall in the 1957 biopic Fear Strikes Out.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1942
    Age 9
    He attended Brooks School, Browne & Nichols School, Columbia University and Rollins College, having moved to Boston in 1942.
    More Details Hide Details Perkins made his film debut in 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).
  • 1932
    Born
    Born on April 4, 1932.
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