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Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor and singer. Wikipedia

Age: 60 (age at death)
Born: 4th April, 1932, New York, New York, USA
Died: 12th September, 1992, Hollywood, California, USA
Height: 6' 2" (188 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Psycho

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Auditioned for the role of the Phantom in the original Los Angeles production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera". He lost the role to Robert Guillaume.

 

Was nominated twice for Broadway's Tony Award: in 1958, as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Look Homeward, Angel," and in 1960, as Best Actor (Musical) for "Greenwillow."

 

[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 (1942), 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.

 

[on playing "Norman Bates" in Psycho (1960)] Not many people know this, but I was in New York rehearsing for a play [Frank Loesser`s "Greenwillow"] when the shower scene was filmed in Hollywood. It is rather strange to go through life being identified with this sequence knowing that it was my double. Actually, the first time I saw "Psycho" and that shower scene was at the studio. I found it really scary. I was just as frightened as anybody else. Working on the picture, though, was one of the happiest filming experiences of my life. We had fun making it - never realizing the impact it would have.

In the Deep Woods

In the Deep Woods (1992)

Someone she trusts is getting away... with murder.

Joanna mourns for her friend. She's victim of a serial killer, who's specialized on successful young women...

A Demon in My View
I'm Dangerous Tonight
Psycho IV: The Beginning
Edge of Sanity

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carrotcesca - am very sad to know about your stories. it could be much better if you live in a latter time. RIP. (4 months ago)
suzette bennett - I saw Mr. Anthony Perkins just before he died. I was smitten just by sight of him. He was older and mature but still a catch. May he rest in peace. A big fan. (1 year ago)
CraigSnyder - Anthony Perkins was an amazing actor especially in the Psycho movies. (1 year ago)
rn_tracy1_rn - You rocked it in Psycho. Way to go (1 year ago)
louise - OMG..Anthony perkins, well waht can i say. He was such a wonderful actor. and aparently he was a very shy person so i heard. i love his films especially (Pyscho) i love. He was a very peaceful guuy and had such a good personality..and his looks are soooo gorgeous. He is my type of guy, tall, dark and handsom.He was a very stiking young man, sadfully he died at the age of 60, God bless him, and so do i..RIP ANTHONY..love you lots xx (6 years ago)

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