Starred in a sitcom pilot called "Meet Maggie Mulligan", which concerned the adventures of a commercial artist living in New York City.
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.
In June 2010, Pacific Theatre, the campus movie theater of the University of the Pacific, was renamed and dedicated as Janet Leigh Theatre. The theater houses Janet Leigh movie posters, movie stills, college and family photos, and a display cabinet with many personal and professional Janet Leigh artifacts. The lavender gown worn by Ms. Leigh to the 1961 Academy Awards (and created by Edith Head
Sparkling blue eyes