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Osgood Perkins (I) (1892–1937)


Mostly remembered today as the father of Anthony Perkins, Osgood Perkins enjoyed a successful career on Broadway, appearing in 22 major productions from 1924-36, often produced by Brock Pemberton. The highlight of his stage career was starring in the hit "The Front Page" as Walter Burns at the Times Square Theatre in 1928. Despite his status on ... See full bio »

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Known For

Scarface
Scarface Johnny Lovo
(1932)
Gold Diggers of 1937
Gold Diggers of 1937 Morty Wethered
(1936)
I Dream Too Much
I Dream Too Much Paul Darcy
(1935)
Love 'Em and Leave 'Em
Love 'Em and Leave 'Em Lem Woodruff
(1926)

Filmography

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 1937 A Star Is Born
Otto (uncredited)
 1936 Gold Diggers of 1937
Morty Wethered
 1935 I Dream Too Much
Paul Darcy
 1934 Secret of the Chateau
Martin
 1934 The President Vanishes
Harris Brownell
 1934 Kansas City Princess
Marcel Duryea - French Private Eye
 1931 Tarnished Lady
Ben Sterner
 1929 Mother's Boy
Jake Sturmberg
 1929 Syncopation
Hummel
 1927 Knockout Reilly
Spider Cross
 1927 High Hat
The Assistant Director
 1926 Love 'Em and Leave 'Em
Lem Woodruff
 1925 Wild, Wild Susan
M. Crawford Dutton
 1924 The Puritans (Short)
Thomas Morton
 1924 Peter Stuyvesant (Short)
A Fop
 1924 Grit
Boris Giovanni Smith
 1923 Second Fiddle
 1922 The Cradle Buster
Crack 'Spoony'
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Goodbye Again. Written by Allan Scott and George Haight. Directed by Arthur Beckhard. Theatre Masque: 28 Dec 1932- Jul 1933 (closing date unknown/216 performances). Cast included: Myron McCormick, Nellie Burt, Osgood Perkins (as "Kenneth Bixby"), James Stewart. Produced by Arthur Beckhard. See more »

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Had a penchant for playing mentally disturbed characters. See more »

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Taurus

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