Actor, Simon Oakland, was born on Aug 28, 1915 in New York City, NY. Oakland died at the age of 68 on Aug 29, 1983 in Cathedral City, CA .
Simon Oakland was a thick-faced, square-built American actor, who was usually seen as a cigar-puffing crook or politician, with his sharkish grin marking him as up-to-no-good (1958, The Brothers Karamazov; 1958, I Want to Live, 1961, West Side Story). TV almost totally took over his acting output after 1973. He died from cancer in 1983.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
[Points finger at Lila Crane]
Dr. Fred Richmond: When he met your sister, he was touched by her... aroused by her. He wanted her. That set off the 'jealous mother' and 'mother killed the girl'! Now after the murder, Norman returned as if from a deep sleep. And like a dutiful son, covered up all traces of the crime he was convinced his mother had committed!
Dr. Fred Richmond: No. I got the whole story - but not from Norman. I got it - from his mother. Norman Bates no longer exists. He only half-existed to begin with. And now, the other half has taken over. Probably for all time.
Lila Crane: Did he kill my sister?
Dr. Fred Richmond: Yes, - and no.
Nick: What happened?
Toby Kwimper: They were showing me how I shouldn't get hurt. I wish they would wake up so I could apologize. I don't think they can hear me now.
Nick: No, I don't think so either.
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