Alfred Hitchcock

Director Alfred Hitchcock Full Name: Alfred Hitchcock
Nationality: English

Profession: Director
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.

Born: August 13, 1899
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leytonstone, Essex, England

Died: April 29, 1980 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Renal failure

Married Life

  • 1926-12-02 Film director/producer Alfred Hitchcock (27) weds director Alma Reville (27) at Brompton Oratory in London

Historical Events in the Life of Alfred Hitchcock

  • 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

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