Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

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Iconic director known as The Master of Suspense for his classic films such as Psycho, Rear Window, North by Northwest, Vertigo, Dial M for Murder, and The Birds. One of the most influential filmmakers of all time, he directed over 50 feature films, and his work continues to circulate through film circles and classic movie channels. When he was about five years old, his father sent him to the police station to be locked up for five minutes for behaving poorly, hence his lifelong fear of the pol
  • When was
    Alfred Hitchcock born?

    Alfred Hitchcock was born on Sunday, August 13, 1899

  • Where was
    Alfred Hitchcock born?

    Alfred Hitchcock was born in London, England

  • How old is
    Alfred Hitchcock?

    Alfred Hitchcock is 119

  • How much is Alfred Hitchcock worth?

    Alfred Hitchcock is worth $200 Million


Best Quotes

  • If I won't be myself, who will?
  • The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.
  • Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.
  • Drama is life with the dull parts cut out of it.
  • For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.
  • I'm frightened of eggs, worse than frightened, they revolt me. That white round thing without any holes have you ever seen anything more revolting than an egg yolk breaking and spilling its yellow liquid? Blood is jolly, red. But egg yolk is yellow, revolting. I've never tasted it.
  • In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings.
  • I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.
  • When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation, ' I say, 'Your salary.'
  • 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. I have prepared one of my own. I have placed some rather large samples of dynamite, gunpowder, and nitroglycerin. My time capsule is set to go off in the year 3000. It will show them what we are really like.
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