Book (w/Christopher Nickens): "Psycho: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Thriller", Harmony. 1st edition: May 16, 1995, ISBN 978-0517701126
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
4 Interviews |
14 Articles |
13 Pictorials |
13 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
Did You Know?
[when asked if it was true that she doesn't take showers] It's actually, honestly true. And not because of the shooting of it. It was the seeing of it. It never dawned on me how truly vulnerable we are. But that's what [Alfred Hitchcock
] did. A shower. A bird. All these things that are absolutely ordinary, he made extraordinary.
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