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'Tippi' Hedren | Ms. Tippi Hedren
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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For years, directors and producers came up to me and said they'd wanted me for a role, but [Alfred Hitchcock
] wouldn't allow it. The worst was when I found out that François Truffaut
had wanted to cast me. I'd never heard a word about it. That one hurt.
In her 2016 memoir, she wrote that the executives at Universal wanted to submit her name for Best Actress Oscar for her superb performance in Marnie
(1964), but the film's director Alfred Hitchcock
blocked it as a retaliatory measure for turning down his sexual advances. The Academy later awarded Hitchcock an honorary Oscar, and over the years, Hedren's costars from Hitchcock's films and ...