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Also Known As: Osgood 'Oz' Perkins, Osgood Perkins, Osgood Robert Perkins Died:
Born: February 2, 1974 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: actor, production assistant

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Starting out as a child actor, Oz Perkins's career took off when he was nine years old. In the early stages of his Hollywood career, Perkins acted in comedies like "Six Degrees of Separation" (1993) with Stockard Channing and Will Smith, "Legally Blonde" (2001) with Reese Witherspoon and "Not Another Teen Movie" (2001) with Chyler Leigh. He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Alias" (ABC, 2001-06). He kept working in film throughout the early 2000s, starring in the James Spader dramatic adaptation "Secretary" (2002), the comedy "Dead and Breakfast" (2005) with Jeremy Sisto and "Erosion" (2006). He also played parts in television during these years, including roles in "She Spies" (2002-04) and "Close to Home" (CBS, 2005-07). More recently, he tackled roles in the Chris Pine smash hit sci-fi sequel "Star Trek" (2009), "Removal" (2012) and the Christina Hendricks drama "Something's Cooking" (2012). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "October Road" (ABC, 2006-08). Perkins most recently directed the horror movie "February" (2016) with Emma Roberts. Perkins was married to Sidney Perkins. ...

Starting out as a child actor, Oz Perkins's career took off when he was nine years old. In the early stages of his Hollywood career, Perkins acted in comedies like "Six Degrees of Separation" (1993) with Stockard Channing and Will Smith, "Legally Blonde" (2001) with Reese Witherspoon and "Not Another Teen Movie" (2001) with Chyler Leigh. He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Alias" (ABC, 2001-06). He kept working in film throughout the early 2000s, starring in the James Spader dramatic adaptation "Secretary" (2002), the comedy "Dead and Breakfast" (2005) with Jeremy Sisto and "Erosion" (2006). He also played parts in television during these years, including roles in "She Spies" (2002-04) and "Close to Home" (CBS, 2005-07). More recently, he tackled roles in the Chris Pine smash hit sci-fi sequel "Star Trek" (2009), "Removal" (2012) and the Christina Hendricks drama "Something's Cooking" (2012). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "October Road" (ABC, 2006-08). Perkins most recently directed the horror movie "February" (2016) with Emma Roberts. Perkins was married to Sidney Perkins.

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DIRECTOR:

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  February (2015)

CAST: (feature film)

1.
2.
 Removal (2010)
3.
 Star Trek (2009)
4.
 Erosion (2005)
5.
 Secretary (2002) Jonathan
6.
 Legally Blonde (2001) Dorky David
8.
 Wolf (1994) Cop
9.
 Six Degrees Of Separation (1993) Woody
10.
 Psycho II (1983) Young Norman
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1983:
Film debut as young Norman Bates in "Psycho II", starring his father
1993:
Returned to features after a decade with a small role in "Six Degrees of Separation" as the son of the main characters (played by Stockard Channing and Donald Sutherland)
1994:
Served as a production assistant and had a bit role as a policeman in "Wolf," directed by Mike Nichols
2009:
Appeared in a small role in J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek"
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Education

Harvard-Westlake School: Los Angeles , California -
New York University: New York , New York -

Notes

"I knew my dad as a guy trying to get work, so [acting] didn't seem glamorous." --Oz Perkins quoted in People, August 13, 2001

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wife:
Sidney Perkins. Yoga instructor. Born c. 1974; married in 1999.

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grandfather:
Osgood Perkins. Actor. Born in 1892; died of heart failure in 1937.
father:
Anthony Perkins. Actor, writer, photographer. Born in 1932; died of complications from AIDS in 1992.
mother:
Berry Berenson. Former model. Born c. 1948; married Anthony Perkins in 1973; died when terrorists hijacked the plane on which she was a passenger and crashed it into NYC's World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
aunt:
Marisa Berenson. Actor, former model.
brother:
Elvis Perkins. Born on February 9, 1976.
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