Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock (I) (1899–1980)Director  | Producer  | ActorTop 5000
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Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 – 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 – 1914). His parents were both of half English and half Irish ancestry. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and Eileen Hitchcock (born 1892). Raised as a strict …  See full bio »Born: August 131899  in Leytonstone, London, England, UKDied: April 291980  (age 80) in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Alfred Hitchcock and Ross Bagdasarian in Rear Window (1954)
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North by Northwest

North by NorthwestDirector(1959)

The Wrong Man

The Wrong ManDirector(1956)Show Show all  |   Show by… Job Year » Rating » Number of Ratings » Genre » Keyword »   |  Edit


Jump to: Director | Producer | Actor | Writer | Additional Crew | Art director | Second Unit Director or Assistant Director | Soundtrack | Editor | Production designer | Set decorator |Thanks | Self | Archive footageHide HideDirector (71 credits) 1967Kaleidoscope (Short) (abandoned
 2014Memory of the Camps (TV Movie documentary) 
 1976Family Plot
 1966Torn Curtain
 1963The Birds
 1962The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (1 episode) 
– I Saw the Whole Thing (1962) 1955-1961Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (17 episodes) 
– Bang! You’re Dead (1961)- The Horse Player (1961)- Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel’s Coat (1960)- The Crystal Trench (1959)- Arthur (1959)Show all 17 episodes 1960Psycho
 1960Startime (TV Series) (1 episode) 
– Incident at a Corner (1960) 1959North by Northwest
 1957Suspicion (TV Series) (1 episode) 
– Four O’Clock (1957) 1956The Wrong Man
 1956The Man Who Knew Too Much
 1955The Trouble with Harry
 1955To Catch a Thief
 1954Rear Window
 1954Dial M for Murder
 1953I Confess
 1951Strangers on a Train
 1950Stage Fright
 1949Under Capricorn
 1947The Paradine Case
 1945Watchtower Over Tomorrow (Documentary short) (uncredited) 
 1944The Fighting Generation (Short) (uncredited) 
 1944Aventure malgache (Short) 
 1944Bon Voyage (Short) 
 1943Shadow of a Doubt
 1941Mr. & Mrs. Smith
 1940Foreign Correspondent
 1940The House Across the Bay (short plane sequence, uncredited) 
 1939Jamaica Inn
 1938The Lady Vanishes
 1937Young and Innocent
 1936Secret Agent
 1935The 39 Steps
 1935Sanders of the River (director of the first stages, uncredited) 
 1934The Man Who Knew Too Much
 1934Waltzes from Vienna
 1932Number Seventeen
 1931Rich and Strange
 1931The Skin Game
 1930Juno and the Paycock
 1930An Elastic Affair (Short) 
 1930Elstree Calling (some sketches) 
 1929Sound Test for Blackmail (Short documentary) 
 1929The Manxman
 1928The Farmer’s Wife
 1927/IThe Ring
 1927Easy Virtue
 1927The Lodger
 1926The Mountain Eagle
 1925The Pleasure Garden
 1923Always Tell Your Wife (Short) (uncredited) 
 1922Number 13 (unfinished) 
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Personal Details

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 (11/14/97-11/15/97) Stage: Directed Thornton Wilder‘s story, “Shadow of a Doubt,” in a presentation for the 13th Annual Brown-Forman Classics in Context Festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY.  See more »

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 27 Biographical Movies  | 87 Print Biographies  | 12 Portrayals  | 2 Interviews  | 78 Articles  | 1 Pictorial  | 17 Magazine Cover Photos  | See more »

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Alternate Names:

 Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock | Hitchcock


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 There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.  See more »


 For Psycho (1960), he deferred his standard $250,000 salary in lieu of 60% of the film’s net profits. His personal earnings from the film exceeded $15 million. Adjusted for inflation, that amount would now top $150 million in 2006 terms.  See more »


 Often makes the audience empathizes with the villain’s plight, usually in a sequence where the villain is in danger of being caught.  See more »


 The Master of Suspense See more »

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