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Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates in "Psycho" (1960) and Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates in "Bates Motel" (2013- )
LEFT: PSYCHO [US 1960] Directed by Alfred Hitchcock   ANTHONY PERKINS as Norman Bates PSYCHO [US 1960]  Directed by Alfred Hitchcock    ANTHONY PERKINS as Norman Bates     Date: 1960

RIGHT:Freddie Highmore stars in A&E's "Bates Motel."
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