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Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh


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Also Known As: Died: October 3, 2004
Born: July 6, 1927 Cause of Death: vasculitis
Birth Place: Merced, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Mary Pickford: A Life on Film (2000) as Interviewee
A documentary that explores the life of Mary Pickford who by age seventeen, had become the first actress to achieve international superstardom. By the time she was thirty, she was the first and only woman ever to own a major movie studio, the only woman to be the highest-paid actor in Hollywood and
In My Sister's Shadow (1999) as Kay Conner
Joan Conner always felt that she was in the shadow of her younger, attractive sister Laurie. When Laurie leaves her boyfriend of five years - Michael, an exciting but undependable writer - he begins to pursue Joan. Joan is initially flattered by the attention but when Michael starts stalking Laurie
Charlton Heston: For All Seasons (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary profile of actor Charlton Heston. Includes interviews with friends and family.
Stephen Verona: Self Portrait (1995)
A look at the life and work of director Stephen Verona; including clips from his films and music videos and interviews with performers.
Story of Lassie, The (1994)
Documentary about canine superstar Lassie, combining film clips, still photographs, home movies, archival footage and on-camera interviews with many figures involved with the Lassie films or television series.
Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal, The (1985)
Interviews and film clips pay tribute to the Oscar-winning fantasy filmmaker.
The Fog (1980) as Kathy Williams
Dead sailors use a deadly fog to haunt a coastal town.
Boardwalk (1979) as Florence
David and Becky Rosen have lived in their neighborhood in Coney Island most of their married life. But the area has deteriorated and now a new gang leader named Strut is set on making it his turf. Strut begins demanding protection money from the local merchants, and using violence to enforce coopera
Mirror, Mirror (1979) as Millie Gorman
A wealthy widow (Janet Leigh), a restless housewife (Loretta Swit) and a former model (Lee Meriwether) seek to reshape themselves through cosmetic surgery to please the men in their lives.
Telethon (1977) as Elaine Cotten
Romance, intrigue, danger and possibly murder are among the behind-the-scenes elements surrounding a multimillion-dollar fund-raising telethon with an all-star TV cast assembled against a Las Vegas backdrop.
Murder at the World Series (1977) as Karen Weese
A troubled young man, bent on avenging the Houston Astro baseball team's rejection of him, plots a bizarre kidnapping during the final two games of the World Series in Houston and places the lives of five innocent women in jeopardy.
Murdock's Gang (1973) as Laura Talbot
A flamboyant, disbarred attorney and his staff of ex-cons are hired by a multimillionaire to find an embezzling bookkeeper, uncovering a trail of murder, suicide, blackmail and double-dealing in this unsuccessful series pilot.
Night of the Lepus (1972) as Gerry Bennett
Husband-and-wife scientists unwittingly unleash a horde of giant man-eating rabbits.
One is a Lonely Number (1972) as Gert Meredith
A pretty divorcee tries to build a new life.
Deadly Dream, The (1971) as Laurel Hanley
A research scientist is driven to the brink by a recurring dream that he is marked for death by a mysterious tribunal, and soon he is unable to separate his dreams from reality -- and vice versa.
Hello Down There (1969) as Vivian Miller
A wacky inventor creates an underwater home and takes his family, including his teenage rock-band playing kids, to live in it.
Grand Slam (1968) as Mary Ann
The Spy in the Green Hat (1966) as Miss Diketon
Secret agents fight to keep a criminal mastermind from altering the course of the Gulf Stream.
Kid Rodelo (1966) as Nora
Three on a Couch (1966) as Dr. Elizabeth Acord
When a psychiatrist refuses to marry until her patients are cured, her fiance sets out to do the job himself.
Harper (1966) as Susan Harper
A broken-down private eye sets out to find a rich woman''s missing husband.
An American Dream (1966) as Cherry McMahon
A man suspected of murdering his wife has to elude the police and a gang of hoodlums.
Wives and Lovers (1963) as Bertie Austin
A married couple, just barely getting by, has their luck change drastically when the husband finally pens a best-selling novel. But, the "nouveau riche" life becomes less than pleasurable for the wife when the husband becomes a womanizer.
Bye Bye Birdie (1963) as Rosie DeLeon
A rock star's personal appearance turns a small town into a disaster area.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) as Rosie
A Korean War hero doesn''t realize he''s been programmed to kill by the enemy.
Pepe (1961) as
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
Who Was That Lady? (1960) as Ann Wilson
A cheating husband convinces his wife his flirtations are actually spy missions.
Psycho (1960) as Marion Crane
A woman on the run gets mixed up with a repressed young man and his violent mother.
The Perfect Furlough (1959) as Lt. Vicki Loren
The Army assigns a female psychologist to chaperone a corporal who''''s won a date with a glamorous movie star.
The Vikings (1958) as Morgana
Viking half-brothers fight over a throne and a beautiful captive.
Touch of Evil (1958) as Susan Vargas
A narcotics agent risks his wife's life to investigate a crooked cop.
Jet Pilot (1957) as Lt. Anna Marladovna, also known as Olga Orliev
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
Safari (1956) as Linda
While leading a wealthy couple on safari, a hunter tries to avenge his son''''s murder.
Pete Kelly's Blues (1955) as Ivy Conrad
The jazz band''s leader gets mixed up with gangster in ''20s Kansas City.
My Sister Eileen (1955) as Eileen Sherwood
Two sisters from Ohio, one pretty, one witty, plot to take New York City by storm.
Living It Up (1954) as Wally Cook
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
The Black Shield of Falworth (1954) as Lady Anne
Technicolor & tights. In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day they journey to Macworth castle. There Myles falls in love with the Mackworth's daughter Anne, makes friends and enemies, and learns to be a knight so that, through the planning of Mackworth and his friend, Prince Hal, Myles can regain his true birthright from the evil Albon, and bear the black shield of Falworth.
Prince Valiant (1954) as Aleta
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur''''s Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
Rogue Cop (1954) as Karen Stephanson
A police detective on the take tries to catch his brother''''s killer.
Houdini (1953) as Bess Houdini
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
Walking My Baby Back Home (1953) as Chris Hall
The Naked Spur (1953) as Lina Patch
A captive outlaw uses psychological tactics to prey on a bounty hunter.
Confidentially Connie (1953) as Connie Bedloe
An expectant mother hatches a series of madcap schemes to improve her husband's financial standing.
It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1952) as Rosa Szabo
Seven stories celebrate the glorious diversity of American life.
Fearless Fagan (1952) as Abby Ames
When a circus clown is drafted, he tries to sneak his pet lion into the service.
Scaramouche (1952) as Aline de Gavrillac
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
Just This Once (1952) as Lucy Duncan
A playboy hands control of his dwindling fortune to a pretty girl.
Strictly Dishonorable (1951) as Isabelle Perry
An opera star risks disaster when he marries a lovesick fan.
Two Tickets to Broadway (1951) as Nancy Peterson
A small-town girl finds love on the road to Broadway stardom.
Angels in the Outfield (1951) as Jennifer Paige
The short-tempered manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates mends his ways in return for a little divine assistance.
Holiday Affair (1949) as Connie [Ennis]
A young widow is torn between a boring businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
Act of Violence (1949) as Edith Enley
An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.
The Doctor and the Girl (1949) as Evelyn Heldon
A doctor leaves his wealthy family to work in the slums.
That Forsyte Woman (1949) as June Forsyte
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
The Red Danube (1949) as Maria Buhlen [also known as Olga Alexandrova]
A Russian ballerina in Vienna tries to flee KGB agents and defect.
Little Women (1949) as Meg [March]
The four daughters of a New England family fight for happiness during and after the Civil War.
Words and Music (1948) as Dorothy Feiner
Songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart search for love while rising to the top.
Hills of Home (1948) as Margit Mitchell
Lassie helps a Scottish doctor deal with his patients' problems.
If Winter Comes (1948) as Effie Bright
Scandal results when a well-meaning man takes in a pregnant girl.
The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947) as Lissy Anne MacBean
A farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War.

Cast (special)

Intimate Portrait: Famous Families (2003) as Interviewee
Look into the lives of celebrity daughters who have to fight for their own time in the spotlight. Women highlighted are Jamie Lee Curtis, Tracee Ellis Ross and Natalie Cole.
Intimate Portrait: Elizabeth Taylor (2002) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress, spokesperson and businesswoman Elizabeth Taylor.
Intimate Portrait: Judy Garland (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of actor/singer/entertainer Judy Garland.
Rosemary Clooney: Girl Singer (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of singer/actress Rosemary Clooney.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills (2001) as Interviewee
Special that reveals America's 100 most heart-pounding films, as chosen by leaders of the entertainment community.
Intimate Portrait: Jamie Lee Curtis (2000) as Interviewee
Portrait of the life and career of actress Jamie Lee Curtis.
Intimate Portrait: Ava Gardner (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of the life and career of actress Ava Gardner (1922-1990).
Dick Van Dyke: Put on a Happy Face (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Dick Van Dyke.
SAG Awards Show (2000) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.
Hedda Hopper: Hollywood's Gossip Queen (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of Hedda Hopper, a woman born Elda Furry who became one of the most influential and controversial icons of Hollywood gossip.
Howard Hughes: His Women and His Movies (2000) as Interviewee
Archival footage traces the legendary tycoon''''s attempts to conquer Hollywood and its most beautiful women.
Dial H For Hitchcock: The Genius Behind the Showman (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary special that celebrates director Alfred Hitchcock on the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday. The program includes clips from Hitchcock's films and television series, as well as footage of his never completed thriller "Kaleidoscope."
Rat Pack, The (1999) as Interviewee
Four-hour documentary about the Rat Pack -- Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop.
Anthony Perkins: A Life in the Shadows (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Anthony Perkins, who died of AIDS in 1992.
Bob Fosse: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of choreographer Bob Fosse.
Reconstructing Evil (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary about the history of the making of Orson Welles' 1958 film "Touch of Evil."
Halloween Homes (1998)
"Scream" director Wes Craven, "Psycho" actress Janet Leigh, mistress of darkness Elvira, Goosebump's author R.L. Stine and "Crypt Keeper" John Kassir open their homes to host Nancy Glass. Also features a look at the Philadelphia home which once belonged to author Edgar Allan Poe.
Hometown Heroes (1998) as Interviewee
An annual one-hour television special recognizing individuals doing heroic things for kids in our hometowns.
Frank Sinatra: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of the late singer/actor/icon Frank Sinatra.
Grace, Caroline, Stephanie: The Curse of the Royal Family -- The E! True Hollywood Story (1997) as Interviewee
Special focuses on the the royal family of Monaco, from the fairytale wedding of film star Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier Grimaldi III, to the turbulent escapades of their children, Princess Caroline, Prince Albert and Princess Stephanie. Interviews with family members, biographers, journalists, and
Anthony Perkins: The E! True Hollywood Story (1997) as Interviewee
Documentary on the life of actor Anthony Perkins.
Jamie Lee Curtis (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actress Jamie Lee Curtis.
Jerry Lewis: The Last American Clown (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of comedian/actor Jerry Lewis.
Intimate Portrait: Janet Leigh (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary exploring the life and career of actress Janet Leigh.
Inside The Dream Factory (1995)
Faye Dunaway hosts a behind-the-scenes look at the Hollywood star-making machine.
Thalians, The (1991)
A special for American Movie Classics, chronicling the history of "The Thalians," Hollywood's long-standing fundraising group.
Superstars And Their Moms (1989)
A special featuring interviews with five mothers of well-known entertainers, who discuss how family support contributed to their children's success.
Happy Birthday, Hollywood! (1987)
A gala celebration, benefiting the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in honor of the centennial of the founding of the town of Hollywood.
On Our Way (1985) as Kate Walsh
The story of Kate and Sam Walsh, a retired couple who purchase a motor home and decide to explore America. In the pilot episode, the couple travel to Logon, Tennessee, for the annual Elvis Presley Day Observance, and become involved in a bizarre murder and the theft of Elvis memorabilia.
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985)
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.
Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, The (1984)
The Screen Actors Guild, the trade union for motion picture performers, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in this variety special.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Women I Love - Beautiful but Funny (1982)
A salute to the women Bob Hope has worked with for 32 years on television.
All-Star Salute to Mother's Day, The (1981)
Celebrity guests perform in honor of their mothers and mothers eveywhere.
Gene Kelly... An American in Pasadena (1978)
Gene Kelly hosts this musical special with some of his favorite ladies (plus a token appearance by the sweaty tuxedo).
Circus of the Stars (1977) as Performer
An irregular series of specials in which show business personalities perform circus acts.
My Wives Jane (1971) as Jane Franklin
The misadventures of Jane Franklin, an actress married to a doctor who also portrays a doctor's wife on a television soap opera. In the pilot, Jane seeks to ease the tension her dual roles cause by convincing her husband that she can handle both careers -- actress and housewife -- efficiently.

Cast (short)

World News - 1954 (1954)
This short Warner-Pathé newsreel features a national sweater contest and footage from the 1954 Academy Awards.

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