Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980

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Dates:
Birth 1899-08-13
Death 1980-04-29
Britons, Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Alfred Hitchcock (b. 13 August 1899, Leytonstone, England–d. 29 April 1980, Bel Air, CA) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. Known as "the Master of Suspense", he directed over 50 feature films. He began his career in the film industry in 1919 as a title card designer after training as a technical clerk and copy writer for a telegraph-cable company.

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Subjects:

  • Acting
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
  • Screenplays
  • Motion picture plays
  • Motion pictures--Production and direction
  • Motion picture authorship

Occupations:

  • Motion picture editors
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Screenwriters
  • Motion picture directors
  • Motion picture producers
  • Actors

Places:

  • United States, 00, US
  • Los Angeles, CA, US
  • London, ENG, GB
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 00, GB