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 |
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 2006, the city of Stockton, California renamed and dedicated a downtown cinema and plaza in her honor. "Janet Leigh Plaza" is in the central core of the redeveloped downtown two blocks away from the "Bob Hope Theater".