Oz Perkins Biography

Oz Perkins
Oz Perkins
  • Born Feb. 2, 1974

Osgood Robert "Oz" Perkins II (born February 2, 1974) is an American actor, screenwriter, and director.
Perkins was born in Manhattan, New York, the elder son of actor Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) and photographer and actress Berry Berenson (April 14, 1948 – September 11, 2001). He 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. His maternal grandfather was of Lithuanian-Jewish descent, and his family's original surname was "Valvrojenski".
Perkins' first acting role was in Psycho II (1983), in which he briefly appeared as the twelve-year-old version of the Norman Bates character his father portrayed. Since then, he has appeared in the films Six Degrees of Separation (1993), Legally Blonde (2001) as "Dorky David," Not Another Teen Movie (also 2001) and Secretary (2002), and in episodes of Alias and other television shows. He also has a brief role in the film Star Trek (2009) as a Starfleet Academy trainee. In the award winning indie film La Cucina (2007), he plays Chris, opposite Leisha Hailey.

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