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Berry Berenson

Berry Berenson (Berinthia B. Perkins), model, actress and photographer (1948 - September 11, 2001)

She was the wife of the actor Anthony Perkins from 1973 until his death in 1992. She was the granddaughter of Paris fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli[?] and sister of actress and model Marisa Berenson[?]. Following a successful modelling career, she had a number of minor roles in big budget movies, including Cat People, before starring opposite Jeff Bridges in Remember My Name[?]. She then developed a career in photography, shooting many photos for the covers of Life magazine as well as fashion pictures for Vogue[?].

She died at age 53 in the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack on board American Airlines flight 11. She had been returning from a holiday in Cape Cod to her California home.

She was survived by her two sons, one of whom, Osgood Perkins Jr.[?], co-starred with Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde[?].

See September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack/Casualties.


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