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Joseph Stefano (I) (1922–2006)

Creative horror screenwriter Joseph Stefano has been writing scripts since the early sixties. His first was The Black Orchid (1958). Less than a year later, he met his new friend, Alfred Hitchcock, to do the famous script for Psycho (1960). Stefano decided to drop the script for Hitchcock's The Birds (1963). Stefano later wrote a great screenplay ... See full bio »

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Known For

Psycho
Psycho Writer
(1960)
Psycho
Psycho Writer
(1998)
Psycho IV: The Beginning
Psycho IV: The Beginning Miscellaneous Crew
(1990)
Two Bits
Two Bits Writer
(1995)

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  The Outer Limits (TV Series) (executive consultant - 73 episodes, 1995 - 1999) (senior advisor - 11 episodes, 2000 - 2001)
- Time to Time (2001) ... (senior advisor)
- Flower Child (2001) ... (senior advisor)
- Worlds Within (2001) ... (senior advisor)
- Think Like a Dinosaur (2001) ... (senior advisor)
- Patient Zero (2001) ... (senior advisor)
 1990-1991 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (developer for television - 14 episodes)
- The Prometheus Parabola (1991) ... (developer for television)
- The Shipment (1990) ... (developer for television)
- From Beyond the Grave (1990) ... (developer for television)
- Falco (1990) ... (developer for television)
- New Acquaintance (1990) ... (developer for television)
 1990 Psycho IV: The Beginning (TV Movie) (executive production consultant)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe Stefano
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Personal Quote:

"I think doing the screenplay for Psycho (1960) has done me more harm than good. Through the years it has made it very difficult for me to get some of the other kinds of pictures that I would have like to have gone on to".

Trivia:

A broken eardrum exempted him from WWII service. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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