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Anthony Perkins (I) (1932–1992)


Anthony Perkins was born April 4, 1932 in New York City to Janet Esselstyn and Osgood Perkins. Anthony attended the Brooks School, the Browne & Nichols School, Columbia University and Rollins College. He made his screen debut in The Actress (1953), and was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his second film, Friendly Persuasion (1956). ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1992 In the Deep Woods (TV Movie)
Paul Miller, P.I.
 1992 The Naked Target
El Mecano
 1991 A Demon in My View
Arthur Johnson
 1990 The Ghost Writer (TV Movie)
Anthony Strack
 1990 I'm Dangerous Tonight (TV Movie)
Prof. Buchanan
 1984 The Glory Boys (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Jimmy
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Jimmy
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Jimmy
 1983 The Sins of Dorian Gray (TV Movie)
Henry Lord
 1979 Twice a Woman
Alfred
 1979 Winter Kills
John Cerruti
 1979 Ffolkes
Kramer
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie)
Javert
 1978 First, You Cry (TV Movie)
Arthur Heroz
 1975 Mahogany
Sean McAvoy
 1974 Lovin' Molly
Gid
 1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
Reverend LaSalle
 1971 Ten Days Wonder
Charles Van Horn - le fils déséquilibré de Théo
 1971 Someone Behind the Door
Laurence Jeffries
 1970 How Awful About Allan (TV Movie)
Allan
 1970 WUSA
Rainey
 1967 The Champagne Murders
Christopher
 1966 Evening Primrose (TV Movie)
Charles Snell
 1966 Is Paris Burning?
Sgt. Warren
 1965 The Fool Killer
Milo Bogardus
 1964 Agent 38-24-36
Harry Compton / Nicolas Sergueievitch Miloukne
 1963 Le glaive et la balance
Johnny Parsons
 1962 Five Miles to Midnight
Robert Macklin
 1962 Phaedra
Alexis
 1961 Goodbye Again
Philip Van der Besh
 1959 Green Mansions
Abel
 1957 The Tin Star
Sheriff Ben Owens
 1957 The Lonely Man
Riley Wade
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Joey
- Joey (1956) ... Joey
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Dexter Green
 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Clyde Smith
- The Silent Gun (1956) ... Clyde Smith
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
West Wind
- Mr. Blue Ocean (1955) ... West Wind
 1955 Windows (TV Series)
Benji
- The World Out There (1955) ... Benji
 1954 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Pedro
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Philippe
- The Fugitive (1954) ... Philippe
 1953 The Big Story (TV Series)
Ralph Darrow
 1953 The Actress
Fred Whitmarsh
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Other Works:

Directed and starred as Tandy, the protagonist, in Bruce Jay Friedman's play "Steambath", which debuted off-Broadway at the Truck and Warehouse Theater on June 30, 1970 and closed on October 18, 1970 after 128 performances. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tony Perkins

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

[statement made shortly before his death, on why he was private about his battle with AIDS] I chose not to go public about this because, to misquote Casablanca, I'm not much at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of one old actor don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. See more »

Trivia:

(November 7, 1988) He campaigned at a rally for Governor Michael Dukakis in UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, the night before the U.S. presidential election of 1988. See more »

Trademark:

Tall, slim frame with blocky shoulders. See more »

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Aries

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