(written from a Production point of view)
In 2004 he was nominated for two Taurus World Stunt Awards in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, one for best overall stunt by a stuntman shared with Mike Smith and Tim Trella and one for best work with a vehicle shared also with Mike Smith and Tim Trella.
Perlin has performed and coordinated stunts in films such as Savage Dawn (1985, with Richard Lynch), Wired to Kill (1986), Born to Race (1988, with Michael McGrady and Leon Rippy), Alligator II: The Mutation (1991, with Richard Lynch, Brock Peters, Linda Fetters, Evelyn Guerrero, Kane Hodder, Tom Magee, Alan Marcus, Jerry Spicer, Warren A. Stevens, Gene LeBell, and stunts by Richard L. Blackwell, Jeff Bornstein, Eddie Braun, Chuck Courtney, B.J. Davis, Christopher Doyle, Dennis Madalone, Rick New, Rex Pierson, and Michael J. Sarna), Love, Cheat & Steal (1993, with Mädchen Amick), Chain Reaction (1996), Con Air (1997, with Colm Meaney, Don Charles McGovern, Earl Billings, Scott Burkholder, and stunts by LaFaye Baker, Janet Brady, Jeff Cadiente, Tony Cecere, Erik Cord, Eurlyne Epper, Steve Kelso, Joel Kramer, Frank Orsatti, Manny Perry, and Eddie Yansick), Bean (1997), Point Blank (1998), Memento (2000), Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001), Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003, with Kristanna Loken), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), and The Wager (2007, with Jude Ciccolella).
He has also performed stunts in television series such as Beverly Hills, 90210 (1996, with Julie Parrish), and Sliders (1996-1998, with John Rhys-Davies, Kris Iyer, Michael Krawic, Zoe McLellan, Skip Stellrecht, Marnie McPhail, and Armin Shimerman).