Full Name: Alfred Hitchcock
Why Famous: Pioneer of many techniques in cinema. Most famous for movies like The Birds, Psycho, and Rear Window. In recent years accusations have surfaced of bullying and maltreating his female cast.
- 1926-12-02 Film director/producer Alfred Hitchcock (27) weds director Alma Reville (27) at Brompton Oratory in London
- 1927-01-24 Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film as director - The Pleasure Garden, in England.
- 1928-06-11 Alfred Hitchcock's film, "Case Of Jonathan Drew," (or "The Lodger") is released
- 1940-03-27 "Rebecca" based on the book by Daphne du Maurier, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1941)
- 1958-05-09 Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo", starring Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak, is released
- 1959-07-17 "North by Northwest" directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint premieres in Los Angeles
- 1960-08-10 Los Angeles premiere of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh
- 1960-09-08 Nationwide release (US) of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh