Place of Death
New York City
Cause of Death
She was a passenger on the first plane to strike the World Trade Center on 9/11
Brown - Dark
New York City
Claim to Fame
Cat People, Widow of Anthony Perkins
Actor/Actress, Other Crew
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Berinthia "Berry" Berenson (a.k.a. Berry Perkins), (14 April 1948–11 September 2001), was an American photographer, actress, and model who was also known as the wife of actor Anthony Perkins. Berinthia Berenson was the younger daughter of Robert L. Berenson, an American diplomat turned shipping executive, who was of Lithuanian Jewish descent; his family`s original surname was Valvrojenski. Her mother was born Countess Maria Luisa Yvonne Radha de Wendt de Kerlor, better known as Gogo Schiaparelli, a socialite of Italian, Swiss, French, and Egyptian ancestry. Following a brief modeling career in the late 1960s, Berenson became a freelance photographer. By 1973, her photographs had been published in Life, Glamour, Vogue and Newsweek. She also appeared in several motion pictures, including Cat People, with Malcolm McDowell. She starred opposite Anthony Perkins in the 1978 Alan Rudolph film Remember My Name and opposite Jeff Bridges in the 1979 film Winter Kills.
On 9 August 1973, in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Berenson married the actor Anthony Perkins. They had two sons: the actor-musician Oz Perkins (born 2 February 1974) and the folk/rock singer-songwriter Elvis Perkins (born 9 February 1976). They remained married until Perkins` death of AIDS on 12 September 1992. Berenson died at age 53 in the 11 September 2001, terrorist attack on American Airlines Flight 11. She was returning to her California home following a holiday on Cape Cod.
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Berinthia "Berry" Berenson Perkins (April 14, 1948 â€“ September 11, 2001) was an American photographer, actress, and model. Perkins, who was the widow of actor Anthony Perkins, died in the September 11 attacks as a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11.
Full Name at Birth
Robert L. Berenson
Luisa Yvonne Radha de Wendt de Kerlor
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Actress, model, photographer
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passed away on 11th Sep 2001 aged 53. |||
Berry Berenson passed away on 11th Sep 2001 aged 53.
Berry Berenson was previously married to Anthony Perkins (1972 - 1992).
Berry Berenson had 2 children, Oz (42) and Elvis (40).
Berry Berenson is a 53 year old American Actress. Born Berinthia Berenson on 14th April, 1948 in New York City, she is famous for Cat People, Widow of Anthony Perkins in a career that spans 1960s–2001. Her zodiac sign is Aries.
Berry Berenson is a member of the following lists:
Actresses of Italian descent,
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