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Also Known As: Died: April 29, 1980
Born: August 13, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Leytonstone, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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1920:
Began career as title designer for London branch of Famous Players-Lasky
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Made head of title department
1922:
Made assistant director when Famous Players taken over by Michael Balcon's production company
1922:
Short film directing debut with "Number 13/Mrs. Peabody" (never completed)
1923:
Hired as assistant director by Balcon-Saville-Freedman
1923:
First film as assistant director, art director and sole writer "Woman to Woman"
1925:
Feature film directing debut with "The Pleasure Garden"
1927:
Made the suspense thriller "The Lodger", starring Ivor Novello
1927:
Co-wrote (with Alma Reville) and directed, "The Ring"
1929:
Directed first British synchronous sound film "Blackmail"; also co-wrote script with Charles Bennet and Benn W. Levy
1930:
Set up public relations firm Hitchcock Baker Productions
1932:
Wrote and directed the comedy thriller "Number Seventeen"
1934:
Helmed "The Man Who Knew Too Much"
1935:
Directed the classic "The 39 Steps"
1938:
Made "The Lady Vanishes"
1939:
Signed by David O. Selznick, moved to Hollywood
1940:
American film directing debut with "Rebecca", which won the Best Picture Oscar; received first Academy Award nomination as Best Director
1941:
Made the atypical screwball comedy "Mr. and Mrs. Smith"
1941:
Directed Joan Fontaine in an Oscar-winning performance in "Suspicion"; first film with Cary Grant
1943:
Made "Saboteur" and "Shadow of a Doubt"
1944:
Earned second Best Director Oscar nomination with "Lifeboat"
1945:
Helmed "Spellbound", the first of three films with Ingrid Bergman; earned third Academy Award nomination as Best Director
1946:
Made the classic "Notorious", featuring Bergman and Grant
1948:
Initial collaboration with James Stewart, "Rope"
1949:
Last film with Ingrid Bergman, "Under Capricorn"
1951:
Made "Strangers on a Train", starring Robert Walker and Farley Granger
1953:
Helmed "I Confess", starring Montgomery Clift as a priest
1954:
Directed Grant and Grace Kelly in "Dial M for Murder"
1954:
Teamed Kelly with James Stewart in "Rear Window"; fourth Oscar nomination for Best Director
1955:
Third film with Grace Kelly, "To Catch a Thief"; also starred Cary Grant
1955:
Hosted and executive produced the anthology series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" (CBS, 1955-1960; NBC, 1960-1962); also directed 17 episodes
1956:
Remade "The Man Who Wasn't There" with James Stewart and Doris Day
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Produced the anthology series "Suspicion" (NBC); directed one episode ("Four o'Clock")
1958:
Last film with James Stewart, "Vertigo"
1959:
Final collaboration with Cary Grant, "North by Northwest"
1960:
Directed the classic "Psycho", featuring Anthony Perkins; earned fifth and last Best Director Oscar nomination
1960:
Helmed the "Incident at a Corner" episode of "Ford Star Time" (CBS)
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Hosted and executive produced "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour" (CBS, 1962-1964; NBC, 1964-1965); also directed the episode entitled "I Saw the Whole Thing"
1963:
First of two films with Tippi Hedren, "The Birds"
1964:
Second movie with Hedren, "Marnie"
1966:
Teamed Julie Andrews and Paul Newman in "Torn Curtain"
1969:
Helmed the spy thriller "Topaz"
1972:
Directed "Frenzy", about a serial killer
1976:
Final feature, "Family Plot"

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