|Alfred Hitchcock Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||August 13, 1899|
|Date of Death||April 29, 1980|
Alfred Hitchcock was an English filmmaker who is known for his films like The Man Who Knew Too Much, Psycho, Spellbound, Rear Window, and many more. He is considered to be one of the greatest filmmakers to have ever existed. To date, Hitchcock is known as the Master of Suspense and is widely studied by aspiring filmmakers across the globe. He started his career with silent films and received the AFI Life Achievement Award in the year 1979 and the BAFTA fellowship in the year 1971.
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
Hitchcock, Master of Suspense
Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899.
Alfred died on April 29, 1980, at the age of 80 in Bel Air, California, United States due to kidney failure.
Leytonstone, Essex, England, United Kingdom
He completed his primary education from the Wode Street School “for the daughters of gentlemen and little boys and later for a very short period of time at Salesian College in Battersea. Hitchcock then further studied at the St Ignatius College Stamford Hill, Tottenham. He did engineering from the London County Council School of Engineering and Navigation, Poplar.
Film Director, Film Producer, Actor, Screenwriter, Film Editor, Art Director
- Father – (Late) William Edgar Hitchcock
- Mother – (Late) Emma Jane Hitchcock, née Whelan
- Siblings – (Late) William Daniel (Older Brother), (Late) Ellen Kathleen (Older Sister)
- Others – John Hitchcock (Uncle), Mary Stone (Grandchild), Tere Carrubba (Grandchild), Katie Fiala (Grandchild)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
91 kg or 200.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Hitchcock had dated –
- Alma Reville (1926-1980) – Alma and Alfred married each other in the year 1926 and they had a daughter together named Patricia Alma Hitchcock (b. 1928-2021).
Race / Ethnicity
- He had a round face.
- He was always formally dressed.
Alfred practiced Catholicism his entire life.
Alfred Hitchcock’s Favorite Things
- Subject – Geography
- Movies – Destiny (1921)
Alfred Hitchcock’s Facts
- He was a master of suspense and murder.
- He often made cameo appearances in most of his films.
- Hitchcock had a very unique style of filmmaking and often took close-up shots of women’s hairstyles.
- He always preferred shooting in a studio rather than a live location because he always wanted to have full control of the lights and other details and hence his films had to undergo a lot of special effects.
- Hitchcock hated eggs and said that they were more disgusting than blood.
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