Ronald Perlman is an American actor and voice actor, best known for his portrayal of Hellboy in the big-budget fantasy films Hellboy (2004) and Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008). From 1987 to 1990, Perlman played Vincent on the television series Beauty and the Beast, for which he won a Golden Globe Award. He is also known for his portrayal of Clay Morrow on the television series Sons of Anarchy (2008–2013). Perlman’s other notable works include Pacific Rim, The Magnificent Seven, Charmed, 1000 Ways to Die, Hand of God, and StartUp. Perlman has done voice work in Tangled, Adventure Time, Titan A.E., Tarzan II, Bonkers, Scooby-Doo! in Where’s My Mummy?, Trollhunters, Phantom 2040, and Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm. Born Ronald Francis Perlman on April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, New York, to Dorothy and Bertram Perlman, both of his parents were from a Jewish family (from Hungary, Poland and Germany). He did his schooling from George Washington High School in New York City, NY and attended Lehman College in New York City where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts for Theatre. He also attended the University of Minnesota graduating in 1973 with a master’s degree in theater arts. Perlman began his career as a stage actor, appearing in various productions. He made his film debut in 1981 with the Jean-Jacques Annaud’s film Quest for Fire. On February 14, 1981, he married jewelry designer Opal Stone with whom he has two children.
Ron Perlman Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 13 April 1950
Birth Place: Washington Heights, New York, USA
Birth Name: Ronald Francis Perlman
Nickname: Ron Perlman
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Actor, Voice actor
Race/Ethnicity: White (Ashkenazi Jewish)
Religion: Spiritual but not religious
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Ron Perlman Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 183 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 83 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.85 m
Shoe Size: 13 (US)
Ron Perlman Family Details:
Father: Bertram “Bert” Perlman (1919-1969) (was a jazz drummer and television repairman)
Mother: Dorothy (Rosen) Perlman (1921-2018) (was a municipal employee)
Spouse/Wife: Opal Perlman (m. 1981)
Children: Blake Perlman (Daughter) (b. January 7, 1984), Brandon Avery Perlman (Son) (b. March 29, 1990)
Others: Julius Lipman Perlman (Paternal grandfather), Rebecca “Reba” Nussbaum (Paternal grandmother), Jack Rosen (Maternal grandfather), Rosie (Maternal grandmother)
Ron Perlman Education:
George Washington High School, New York City, NY
City University of New York, Lehman (BA)
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MFA)
Ron Perlman Facts:
*He was born on April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, New York, USA.
*Both of his parents were from Jewish families.
*His father was a jazz drummer and his mother worked a municipal job.
*He is left-handed but was forced to use his right as a child, therefore he is relatively comfortable using his right hand.
*He studied at the University of Minnesota.
*He won a Golden Globe Award for his role as Vincent in Beauty and the Beast.
*He is a huge fan of the New York Yankees.
*He has a dog (terrier) named Nigel.
*His hobbies include jazz, golf and pool.
*In 2010, he started his own film production company called “Wing and a Prayer”.
*In November 2016, he described himself as a lifelong Democrat.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.