HWOF

Search

About this star

Alfred Hitchcock

Next star: Oliver Stone
Previous star: Roger Corman

Biography

Studio publicity photo, circa 1955.

Source: Wikipedia

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer. Often nicknamed "The Master of Suspense", he pioneered many elements of the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in British cinema with both silent films and early talkies, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood in 1939 and became a US citizen in 1955.

Fact file

  • Born: Alfred Joseph Hitchcock 13 August 1899 Leytonstone, Essex, England
  • Died: 29 April 1980 (aged 80) Bel Air, California, United States
  • Other names: Hitch, the Master of Suspense
  • Alma mater: Salesian College, London St Ignatius' College, Enfield
  • Occupation: Director, producer
  • Years active: 1921–76
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Spouse(s): Alma Reville (m. 1926–80; his death)
  • Children: Patricia Hitchcock

Read more about Alfred Hitchcock at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

Other stars

Alfred Hitchcock also has stars:
  • For motion pictures
    6506 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood Blvd, south side, between Schrader and Wilcox

In the news

The 10 biggest Oscar snubs of all time, from 'Saving Private Ryan' to Alfred Hitchcock
USA Today Movies, 2020-02-03 12:00:25
Oh, no, Oscars! From "Citizen Kane" to Spike Lee and Glenn Close, these are the 10 biggest snubs of all time when it comes to the Academy Awards.       

chrislwillman
Variety, 2020-01-17 17:20:55
Eminem’s new “Music to Be Murdered By” album has an album title and cover that pay comical homage to Alfred Hitchcock, suggesting a collection full of light-hearted mayhem. But a couple of its tracks reference real-life mass murders that occurred at concerts in recent years — the Las Vegas Route ...

chrislwillman
Variety, 2020-01-17 07:15:57
Eminem may not be the Master of Suspense: He just dropped his new album, “Music to Be Murdered By,” Thursday at midnight, without even milking it with any prior warning. But he appears to be a fan of Alfred Hitchcock anyway. The new set shares its title and cover concept ...

Hollywood Blvd, north side, between Orange and Sycamore

Find out more about this area

From here you can:

Nearby you will also find Lilli Palmer, Roger Corman, Oliver Stone, Mitch Miller, and many others.