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Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his second film, Friendly Persuasion, but 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.


Year Title Role Notes
1953 The Actress Fred Whitmarsh
1956 Friendly Persuasion Josh Birdwell Nomination - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
1957 Fear Strikes Out Jim Piersall 1 episode "The Candidates"
1957 The Lonely Man Riley Wade
1957 The Tin Star Sheriff Ben Owens 1 episode "Halfway back from Hell"
1958 This Angry Age Joseph Dufresne
1958 Desire Under the Elms Eben Cabot
1958 The Matchmaker Cornelius Hackl
1959 Green Mansions Abel
1959 On the Beach Lt. Peter Holmes - Royal Australian Navy
1960 Tall Story Ray Blent
1960 Psycho Norman Bates
1961 Goodbye Again Philip Van der Besh Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award
1962 Phaedra Alexis
1962 Five Miles to Midnight Robert Macklin French title: Le couteau dans la plaie
1962 The Trial Josef K
1963 Le glaive et la balance Needa English title "The Sword and the Balance"
1964 Une ravissante idiote Harry Compton/Nicholas Maukouline AKA The Ravishing Idiot
1965 The Fool Killer Milo Bogardus
1966 Is Paris Burning? Sgt. Warren French title: Paris brûle-t-il?
1966 Evening Primrose Charles Snell TV movie
1967 The Champagne Murders Paul Wagner
1968 Pretty Poison Dennis Pitt
1970 Catch-22 Chaplain Capt. A.T. Tappman
1970 WUSA Rainey
1970 How Awful About Allan Allan TV movie
1971 Someone Behind the Door Maggie Petroceli Original French title: Quelqu'un derrière la porte
1971 Ten Days' Wonder Charles Van Horn - le fils déséquilibré de Théo
1972 Play It as It Lays B.Z.
1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Reverend LaSalle
1974 Lovin' Molly Gid
1974 Murder on the Orient Express McQueen
1975 Mahogany Sean
1978 Remember My Name Neil Curry
1978 First, You Cry Arthur Heroz TV movie
1978 Les Misérables Javert TV movie
1979 Winter Kills John Cerruti
1979 Twee vrouwen Alfred
1979 The Black Hole Dr. Alex Durant
1980 Deadly Companion Lawrence Miles
1980 North Sea Hijack Kramer
1983 For the Term of His Natural Life Rev James North TV movie
1983 The Sins of Dorian Gray Henry Lord TV movie
1983 Psycho II Norman Bates
1984 The Glory Boys Jimmy TV
1984 Crimes of Passion Rev. Peter Shayne
1986 Psycho III Norman Bates Also director
Nomination - Saturn Award for Best Actor
1987 Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story Talleyrand TV mini-series
1988 Destroyer Robert Edwards
1989 Edge of Sanity Dr. Henry Jekyll / Jack 'The Ripper' Hyde
1990 Daughter of Darkness Anton/Prince Constantine TV movie
1990 I'm Dangerous Tonight Prof. Buchanan TV movie
1990 Psycho IV: The Beginning Norman Bates TV movie
1991 A Demon in My View Robert Edwards AKA Der Mann nebenan
1992 The Naked Target El Mecano Original title: Los gusanos no llevan bufanda
1992 In the Deep Woods Paul Miller, P.I. TV movie

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