Alfred Hitchcock Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

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Alfred Hitchcock Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 85 kg
Date of Birth August 13, 1899
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Alma Reville

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)

Age

Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899.

Died

Alfred died on April 29, 1980, at the age of 81 in Bel Air, California, United States due to kidney failure.

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Leytonstone, Essex, England, United Kingdom

Residence

California, United States

Nationality

English

Education

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.

Occupation

Film Director, Film Producer, Actor, Screenwriter, Film Editor, Art Director

Family

  • Father – (Late) William Edgar Hitchcock
  • Mother – (Late) Emma Jane Hitchcock, née Whelan
  • Siblings – (Late) William Daniel (Older Brother), (Late) Ellen Kathleen (Older Sister), Alfred Joseph (Older Brother)
  • Others – John Hitchcock (Uncle), Mary Stone (Grandchildren), Tere Carrubba (Grandchildren) Katie Fiala (Grandchildren)
Alfred Hitchcock as seen in 1956
Alfred Hitchcock as seen in 1956 (Fred Palumbo / Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division / Public Domain)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hitchcock has dated –

  1. Alma Reville (1926-1980) – Alma and Alfred married each other in the year 1926 and they have a daughter together named Patricia Alma Hitchcock.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Gray

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

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He had a round face.
  • He was always formally dressed.

Alfred Hitchcock 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 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 it’s more disgusting than blood.

Featured Image By Universal Pictures / eBay / Public Domain

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