Oz Perkins

Actor, Film actor

1974 –


Who is Oz Perkins?

Osgood Robert "Oz" Perkins II is an American actor.

Perkins' first acting role was in 1983's Psycho II, in which he briefly appeared as the twelve-year-old version of the Norman Bates character his father had portrayed. Since then, he has appeared in the 1993 film [adaptation of the play] Six Degrees of Separation, the 2001 movie Legally Blonde as, "Dorky David," and he appeared in theatrical productions including Not Another Teen Movie and Secretary, and on episodes of Alias and other television shows. He also has a brief role in the 2009 film Star Trek as a Starfleet Academy trainee. In the award winning indie film La Cucina he plays Chris, opposite Leisha Hailey.

He was born in New York City, New York, the elder son of the actor Anthony Perkins and the photographer and actress Berry Berenson, who was killed in the 9-11 attacks. He also is the brother of musician Elvis Perkins, a grandson of the stage actor Osgood Perkins, a nephew of the actress Marisa Berenson, and a great-grandson of the fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, who was a great-niece of Giovanni Schiaparelli, the Italian astronomer. He has been married to wife Sidney since 1999 and they have one son together, born in 2004.

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Feb 2, 1974
New York City
Also known as
  • James Ripley Osgood Robert Perkins II
  • Osgood Perkins
  • Osgood Robert Perkins
  • Osgood Robert "Oz" Perkins II
  • Osgood Robert Perkins II
  • United States of America
  • Harvard-Westlake School
  • New York University

on July 23, 2013


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