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 regarded an influential figure in popular culture for his work in horror films, where he often played distinctive villainous roles, though was renown during the days of his stardom for playing romantic leads. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Perkins has received more than 6,812,762 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Anthony Perkins is the 183rd most popular actor (up from 213th in 2019), the 353rd most popular biography from United States (up from 430th in 2019) and the 94th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 6.8M

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  • 75.91

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  • 53

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  • 5.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Anthony Perkins ranks 183 out of 10,030Before him are Vanessa Redgrave, Jerry Lewis, Jane Birkin, Angelina Jolie, Timothy Dalton, and John Hurt. After him are Gérard Philipe, Irene Papas, Salman Khan, Simone Signoret, Montgomery Clift, and Antonio Banderas.

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Among people born in 1932, Anthony Perkins ranks 17Before him are John Williams, Cesare Maldini, Abebe Bikila, Peter O'Toole, Gerhard Richter, and Anouk Aimée. After him are Glenn Gould, Dian Fossey, Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, Fernando Botero, Little Richard, and Sylvia Plath. Among people deceased in 1992, Anthony Perkins ranks 13Before him are Menachem Begin, John Cage, Astor Piazzolla, Francis Bacon, Mikhail Tal, and Olivier Messiaen. After him are Giovanni Falcone, Barbara McClintock, Benny Hill, Jan Oort, Ernst Happel, and Li Xiannian.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anthony Perkins ranks 353 out of 15,968Before him are Charlie Parker (1920), Mary Cassatt (1844), Sarah Vaughan (1924), Rachel Carson (1907), Joe Dassin (1938), and Marvin Gaye (1939). After him are Henry Clay (1777), Chester W. Nimitz (1885), Ted Kaczynski (1942), Isaac Singer (1811), P. T. Barnum (1810), and John Quincy Adams (1767).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Anthony Perkins ranks 94Before him are Rock Hudson (1925), Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Martin Sheen (1940), David Carradine (1936), Jerry Lewis (1926), and Angelina Jolie (1975). After him are Montgomery Clift (1920), Dennis Hopper (1936), Kathy Bates (1948), George Clooney (1961), Paulette Goddard (1910), and Michael Clarke Duncan (1957).

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