"There Was Really a Hollywood"
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.
She was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California on May 14, 2004. She delivered an inspirational speech to graduating students, faculty, and administrators in accepting her award. Author Maxine Hong Kingston
and US Solicitor General Ted Olson
were also awarded honorary degrees on the same day.