Nicholas Anthony Perkins
Number of games in database: 11
Years covered: 1958
Overall record: +4 -6 =1 (40.9%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|E81|| ||King's Indian, Samisch (2 games)|
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|Feb-01-18|| ||Alan McGowan: A detailed biography of Mr Perkins can be found at https://www.chessscotland.com/docum...|
|Feb-01-18|| ||Marmot PFL: Very talented individual, but usually typecast as Norman Bates (or equiv) for the rest of his career.|
|Feb-01-18|| ||Granny O Doul: He threw like a girl, though, according to Jimmy Piersall, who was not happy with Perkins' casting in Fear Strikes Out. I suppose they lined up a stunt double for the throwing scenes. |
He also played a basketball player in Tall Story (Jane Fonda's debut), but not a particular real-life player.
|Feb-01-18|| ||ChessHigherCat: <Granny O Doul: He threw like a girl>|
I wish you hadn't said that, now I'll be hearing this stupid grade school song all night:
Saint Francis, was a-sissy, he threw, like a garl.
(to the tune of "Johnny Umma was a Rebel":
|Jun-05-18|| ||Alan McGowan: Like Alexander, Milner-Barry, Golombek and J.M. Aitken - though not as well known as them - Perkins also worked at Bletchley Park during WWII. From December 1941 to October 1942 he was in Hut 8, which decrypted German Navy Enigma signals. From October 1942 to March 1945 he worked in ISK (Illicit Signals Knox, which decrypted Abwehr Enigma signals. (Source: https://www.bletchleypark.org.uk/ro...) His wife, whom he married in 1941, also worked at Bletchley from February 1942 to April 1943. (Source: https://www.bletchleypark.org.uk/ro...)|
|Jun-05-18|| ||sudoplatov: What he the one who played chess against Janet Leigh in the shower? Cut her to pieces.|
|Jun-05-18|| ||MissScarlett: He played his mother and lost.|
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