"The Dream Factory"
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
3 Interviews |
14 Articles |
13 Pictorials |
13 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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[on working with Alfred Hitchcock
] Hitch relished scaring me. When we were making Psycho
(1960), he experimented with the mother's corpse, using me as his gauge. I would return from lunch, open the door to the dressing room and propped up in my chair would be this hideous monstrosity. The horror in my scream, registered on his Richter scale, decided which dummy he'd use as the Madame.
Said on TCM that Van Johnson
was responsible for her stage name. While they were filming The Romance of Rosy Ridge
(1947), he suggested she shorten her first name to Janet. He also thought that, since the film they were doing was a civil war drama, Lee would go well as her last name. But then he suggested she spell it Leigh. She was concerned there might a problem in being confused with Vivien