ANTHONY PERKINS (1932 – 1992)
Certainly led a colorful life as did those who came before him and after him. His great ancester, John Howland, spent the winter of 1620 in Provincetown Harbor on the Mayflower. His father Osgood Perkins was a silent-film legend. He had a hit record in the 1950s. He married the actress Berry Berenson and sired Oz and Elvis. He was Norman Bates.
He launched his film career with a bit role in the film The Actress an adaptation of Ruth Gordon's autobiographical stage play Years Ago as Fred Whitmarsh the young Harvard suitor of the film's aspiring starlet.