English director and producer
Alfred Hitchcock Rank
Alfred Hitchcock Rank
About Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock was an English filmmaker. The main theme of his films was murder and the psychology behind it.
Films: "Psycho", "The Birds", "Spellbound", "The Man Who Knew Too Much", "Vertigo".
He is regarded as "The Master of Suspense" and one of the most important directors of all time. He directed more than 50 films. He was portrayed by Sir Anthony Hopkins in "Hitchcock" in 2012.
He was nominated 5 times for an Academy Award for Best Director, 4 Emmy Awards and 3 Cannes Film Festival Awards, but he never won. He won a Golden Globe and he received 2 stars at The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
His Personal Life
He was married to Alma Reville and he had a daughter, actress Patricia Hitchcock.
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Famous quotes by Alfred Hitchcock
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.Alfred Hitchcock
A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.Alfred Hitchcock
Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.Alfred Hitchcock
Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.Alfred Hitchcock
I'm full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties and any kind of complications. I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.Alfred Hitchcock
If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.Alfred Hitchcock
In feature films the director is God in documentary films God is the director.Alfred Hitchcock
Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film.Alfred Hitchcock
Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs.Alfred Hitchcock
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.Alfred Hitchcock
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.Alfred Hitchcock
We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like.Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock's Popularity
Alfred Hitchcock was a famous English director and producer, who was born on August 13, 1899. As a person born on this date, Alfred Hitchcock is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (August 13) and the 1st most popular for the year (1899).
People born on August 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Alfred Hitchcock is the 21st most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Alfred Hitchcock's birthday, Alfred Hitchcock is the 17th most famous English and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Leytonstone, London, England, UK.
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