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Anthony Perkins
Biographical Information

Sex:M
Age:60
Birth Date:April 4, 1932
Astrology Sign:Aries
Chinese Sign:Monkey - Yin
Birth Name:
Birth Place:New York City
Died Date:September 12, 1992
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Occupation:haunting Hollywood star of Psycho

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ANTHONY PERKINS
Anthony Perkins

Biography:Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 - September 12, 1992) was an American actor best known for his role as the serial killer Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960).

He was the son of American stage and film actor Osgood Perkins (James Ripley Osgood Perkins, 1891-1937) and his wife, Janet Esseltyn Rane.

Perkins' first movie was The Actress (1953); he received an Academy Award nomination for his role in his second film, Friendly Persuasion (1956). After other acclaimed performances both in film and on Broadway, he starred as Norman Bates in the 1960 film Psycho. Many people feel he deserved to win an Oscar for this role, but he was not nominated. At one point, he was considered for the lead in West Side Story, but the producers felt he was too old at 29 to play a teenager.

He went on to create a critically-lauded portrayal of Joseph K. in Orson Welles' cinematic adaptation of Franz Kafka's The Trial, and he starred in the sequels and prequel to Psycho, including Psycho II, Psycho III (which he directed) and Psycho IV: The Beginning. He also played a few memorable characters, such as the chaplain in Catch-22 (1970). Despite these successes, most of his later work was made-for-TV movies.

Perkins also co-wrote the screenplay for the 1973 film The Last of Sheila together with composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim.

Achievements: (Filmography)
The Black Hole (1979)
Lovin' Molly (1974)
Catch-22 (1970)
On the Beach (1960)
Psycho (1960)
Friendly Persuasion (1957)

Chinese Horoscope for Anthony Perkins
Includes characteristics and Vices
Anthony Perkins's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 06, 1932 - January 25, 1933
Birthday: April 4, 1932

The Monkey is a Yin,
and is the Ninth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Improvisation
Cunning
Stability
Leadership
Wit
Zeal
Vices:
Deceit
Ruse
Loquacity
Self-Involvement
Silliness
Opportunism


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Anthony Perkins's Personality Tarot Card The Hierophant - Personality Card

Birthday: April 4, 1932

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Anthony Perkins's Growth Tarot Card Justice

Birthday: April 4, 2010

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

 

 

 

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