Janet Leigh

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Age: 86
Birthplace: Merced, California, USA

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Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), born Jeanette Helen Morrison, was an American actress. She was the wife of actor Tony Curtis from June 1951 to September 1962 and the mother of Kelly Curtis and Jamie Lee Curtis.

Discovered by actress Norma Shearer, Leigh secured a contract with MGM and began her film career in the late 1940s. She appeared in several popular films over the following decade, including Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960) and Living It Up (a Martin and Lewis-film from 1954).

From the end of the 1950s, she played more dramatic roles in such films as Safari (1958) Touch of Evil (1958) and The Manchurian Candidate (1962), but she achieved her most lasting recognition for her performance as the doomed Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960). For this role she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She continued to appear occasionally in films and television, including two performances with her daughter Jamie Lee Curtis in The Fog (1980) and Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998).

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Movie Character Year
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Pxkuweijz06qpasgcxfuhnwv9r7 Hills of Home Margit Mitchell 1948
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Korzn3uq49c3riqnjclurppirac Little Women Meg 1949
Dkn3nwebcdiqcfeyeeasgmrd1fb The Red Danube Olga Alexandrova aka Maria Buhlen 1949
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6m8dcugsc7eqexdkubtdexjlcxb Holiday Affair Connie Ennis 1949
Guarocv4laouyrlx1uhxdwrrak It's a Big Country Rosa Szabo Xenophon 1951
Pe9jh7ri7xhoocmgace7ldb0mrx The Naked Spur Lina Patch 1953
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25pq69ffjzjk5oi9u1mxusrnqna The Black Shield Of Falworth Lady Anne of Mackworth 1954
Fei3hiqn800zvtpzriisyfyl7sp Pete Kelly's Blues Ivy Conrad 1955
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Zythvmydppgardkmj0mmbwlrlf Who Was That Lady? Ann Wilson 1960
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Z8lzkp3cnqdwv8wptvk4p4agrsp Three on a Couch Dr Elizabeth Acord 1966
U9waihya0bhjvgjh3mbpr010u7c The Fog Kathy Williams 1980
H7b4rbwk3uznhpcr1y4jcayaw4i Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Norma Watson 1998
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