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Oz Perkins

Oz Perkins
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Birth nameOsgood Robert Perkins II
Birth dateFebruary 2, 1974(age 42)
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.

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Osgood Robert "Oz" Perkins II (born February 2, 1974) is an American actor.

He was born in New York City, New York, the elder son of the actor Anthony Perkins (of Psycho fame) 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.

Perkins's 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 created. 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.

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