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Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 Aprile 1980)[2] wis an Inglis film director an producer.[3] He pioneered mony techniques in the suspense an psychological thriller genres. Efter a successful career in Breetish cinema in baith silent films an early talkies, renowned as Ingland's best director, Hitchcock moved tae Hollywid in 1939[4]

Sir Alfred Hitchcock
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Studio publicity photo, circa 1955.
Born Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
13 August 1899(1899-08-13)
Leytonstone, Essex, Ingland
Died 29 Apryle 1980(1980-04-29) (aged 80)
Bel Air, Californie, Unitit States
Cause o daith
Renal failure
Ither names Hitch
The Master o Suspense
Alma mater Salesian College,
St Ignatius' College
Thrift Film director, film producer
Years active 1921–76
Releegion Roman Catholic[1]
Hauf-marrae(s) Alma Reville (m. 1926–1980; his death)
Childer Patricia Hitchcock


  1. Hamilton, Fiona. "PM hails Christian influence on national life". The Times. London. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  2. Mogg, Ken. "Alfred Hitchcock". Senses of Cinema. Retrieved 18 July 2010. 
  3. "Obituary". Variety. Variety. 7 May 1980. 
  4. Life, 19 June 1939, p. 66: Alfred Hitchcock: England's Best Director starts work in Hollywood. Retrieved 4 October 2012