ANTHONY PERKINS, American actor died (b. 1932) an Academy Award-nominated American stage and screen actor known for his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho and its three sequels. Perkins was bisexual, having had affairs with a number of men, including 1950s and 1960s film stars Rock Hudson and Tab Hunter, dancer Rudolph Nureyev, composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim and dancer-choreographer Grover Dale, with whom Perkins had a six-year relationship prior to his marriage to berry Berenson. He claimed to have been exclusively Gay until his late 30s, when he met actress Victoria Principal. Perkins died at age 60 from complications from AIDS. One day before the ninth anniversary of his death, Perkins’ widow, Berenson, died on American Airlines Flight 11, during the September 11, 2001 attacks. He had two sons: actor Osgood “Oz” Perkins and musician, Elvis Perkins.