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Anthony Perkins

1932 - 1992

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Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor, director, and singer. Perkins is known for his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's suspense thriller Psycho, which made him an influential figure in pop culture and in horror films. He often played distinctive villainous roles in film, though he was most renowned for his romantic leads. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Perkins has received more than 8,009,885 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Anthony Perkins is the 303rd most popular actor (down from 183rd in 2019), the 547th most popular biography from United States (down from 353rd in 2019) and the 150th most popular American Actor.

Anthony Perkins is most famous for his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.

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  • 8.0M

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  • 65.93

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  • 56

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  • 4.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Anthony Perkins ranks 303 out of 9,996Before him are Jennifer Aniston, Matt Damon, Lino Ventura, Lída Baarová, Nathalie Delon, and Jerry Lewis. After him are Juliette Gréco, Salma Hayek, James Caan, Robbie Coltrane, Farrah Fawcett, and Vittorio Gassman.

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Among people born in 1932, Anthony Perkins ranks 29Before him are Pat Morita, Raisa Gorbacheva, Gerhard Richter, Miriam Makeba, Camilo Cienfuegos, and Michel Legrand. After him are François Englert, Carlos Saura, Donald Rumsfeld, Ted Kennedy, Adolfo Suárez, and Ellen Burstyn. Among people deceased in 1992, Anthony Perkins ranks 19Before him are Barbara McClintock, Aribert Heim, Giovanni Falcone, Benny Hill, Li Xiannian, and James E. Webb. After him are Satyajit Ray, Jan Oort, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, Félix Guattari, Ernst Happel, and Samuel Reshevsky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anthony Perkins ranks 547 out of 18,182Before him are Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), John Howard Northrop (1891), T. S. Eliot (1888), James E. Webb (1906), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), and Jerry Lewis (1926). After him are Francis Fukuyama (1952), James Caan (1940), Margaret Keane (1927), Ernest Lawrence (1901), Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875), and Thorstein Veblen (1857).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Anthony Perkins ranks 150Before him are James Coburn (1928), Bradley Cooper (1975), F. Murray Abraham (1939), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Matt Damon (1970), and Jerry Lewis (1926). After him are James Caan (1940), Farrah Fawcett (1947), Doris Day (1922), Gene Kelly (1912), Martin Landau (1928), and Harold Lloyd (1893).

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