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Alfred Hitchcock Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Alfred Hitchcock Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 101.5 kg
Date of Birth August 13, 1899
Zodiac Sign Leo
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.

Born Name

Alfred Joseph Hitchcock

Nick Name

Hitchcock, Master of Suspense

Alfred Hitchcock as seen in 1955.
Alfred Hitchcock as seen in 1955 (CBS Television / Hyee Auctions / Public Domain)


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.

Sun Sign


Born Place

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)
Alfred Hitchcock as seen in 1956
Alfred Hitchcock as seen in 1956 (Fred Palumbo / Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division / Public Domain)




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm (as per his driver’s license)


101.5 kg or 224 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hitchcock had dated –

  1. Alma Lucy Reville (1926-1980) – English director, editor, and screenwriter Alma and Alfred married each other in the year 1926 and they had a daughter together named Patricia Alma Hitchcock (b. 1928-2021). The relationship ended when Alfred lost his life in 1980. Alma died on July 6, 1982, at the age of 82.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

With advancing age, his hair had turned ‘Gray’.

Alfred Hitchcock in a studio publicity still published in 2011.
Alfred Hitchcock in a ‘studio publicity still’ published in 2011 (Studio Publicity Stills / Dr. Macro / Public Domain)

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • 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)

SourceIMDb, Wikipedia

Alfred Hitchcock in a publicity photo in 1976.
Alfred Hitchcock in a publicity photo in 1976. (Universal Pictures / eBay / Public Domain)

Alfred Hitchcock’s Facts

  1. He was a master of suspense and murder.
  2. He often made cameo appearances in most of his films.
  3. Hitchcock had a very unique style of filmmaking and often took close-up shots of women’s hairstyles.
  4. 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.
  5. Hitchcock hated eggs and said that they were more disgusting than blood.
  6. He had dual citizenship of England (by birth) and the United States (from 1955 until his death in 1980).

Featured Image By Universal Pictures / eBay / Public Domain

Did we miss anyone?


  1. Alfred Hitchcock was balding. Look at these pictures of him. It’s known as male pattern baldness. He wasn’t completely bald, he still had some hair. It’s just hair around the sides and starting to lose some hair on the top.


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