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Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh

Birthdate: July 6, 1927

Deathdate: October 3, 2004

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 fil... ...detailed bio


Bad Girls from Valley High (2005)

Danielle (Julie Benz), Tiffany (Nicole Bilderback) and Brooke (Monica Keena) are the three most popular and most nasty girls in high school. While the leader Danielle is used to getting what she wants, she is unable to attract lonesome ex jock Drew (Jonathan Brandis) due to his mourning over the ...

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

Twenty years after the events of Halloween II, Marion Chambers Whittington (Nancy Stephens), Dr. Sam Loomis's colleague, returns to her home in Langdon, Illinois, on October 29, 1998, to find it has been burglarized. Neighbor Jimmy Howell (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) searches the house and finds nothin...

The Making of 'Psycho' (1997)

A retrospective on the entire movie, from start to finish. There are interviews with many of the principle cast and crew (including Janet Leigh and Joseph Stefano), who all talk openly and lovingly about entire process of making the film. The sessions with Janet Leigh are particularly involving, ...

Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)

Norman Bates is released from the mental hospital again, after having been re-incarcerated at the end of Psycho III; after spending several years there, he is judged rehabilitated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is expecting a child. Norman secretly fe...

Psycho III (1986)

Norman Bates still mans the desk at the Bates Motel and lives with the preserved corpse of his mother, Emma Spool. Local law enforcement and Norman's ex-boss, Ralph Statler, are concerned because Mrs. Spool has been missing for over a month. Duane Duke, a sleazy musician desperate for money, is o...

John Carpenter's The Fog (1980)

The fishing town of Antonio Bay in California is about to celebrate its centennial. With preparations for the celebration underway, the centennial is also marked by a series of ominous events; as the witching hour strikes and the date of the town's centennial begins, various odd phenomena begin t...

Boardwalk (1979)

Boardwalk is a 1979 American drama film written by Stephen Verona and Leigh Chapman and directed by Verona. It stars Ruth Gordon, Lee Strasberg and Janet Leigh. The film is about the Rosen family and their struggle with a gang terrorizing their Coney Island neighborhood. It was filmed on location...

One Is a Lonely Number (1972)

The story follows Aimee Brower (Van Devere), who wakes and finds her husband has left her. After learning everything about why he did it, she then proceeds to put her life back together.

Night of the Lepus (1972)

Rancher Cole Hillman (Rory Calhoun) seeks the help of college president Elgin Clark (DeForest Kelley) to combat thousands of rabbits that have invaded the area after their natural predators, coyotes, were killed off. Elgin asks for the assistance of researchers Roy (Stuart Whitman) and Gerry Benn...

Hello Down There (1969)

Fred Miller (Tony Randall) must prove that his new design for an underwater home is viable by convincing his family to live in it for thirty days. His son and daughter (Gary Tigerman & Kay Cole) are members of an emerging pop rock band (Richard Dreyfuss & Lou Wagner) whom they invite to live with...

Grand Slam (1967)

A seemingly mild-mannered teacher, Professor James Anders, is an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Bored with years of teaching, Anders decides to put together a team to pull off a diamond heist during the Rio Carnival in Brazil. A team of four international experts is brought together to carry...

Harper (1966)

Private investigator Lew Harper's marriage to Susan is in trouble and he doesn't have many friends, but one of them, mild-mannered attorney Albert Graves, brings him a case. Ralph Sampson, the millionaire husband of hard-boiled Elaine Sampson, is missing. Ralph, worth $20 million, is described by...

Kid Rodelo (1966)

You just don't mess around with a man like... Kid Rodelo.

Three On A Couch (1966)

Christopher Pride wants to marry his girlfriend, Dr. Elizabeth Acord. However, she is too involved with her patients and she doesn't think that she would be able to leave them to live in Paris for a year. Pride decides to solve her patients' problems after finding out that most of them are merely...

Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Conrad Birdie (Jesse Pearson), a popular rock and roll star, receives an Army draft notice, devastating his teenage fans across the nation. Albert Peterson (Dick Van Dyke) is an unsuccessful songwriter, the family business, although he has a doctorate in biochemistry. He schemes with his secretar...

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

During the Korean War, the Soviets capture an American platoon and take them to Manchuria in Communist China. After the war, the soldiers return to the United States, and Staff Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) is credited with saving their lives in combat. Upon the recommendation of the pl...

Who Was That Lady? (1960)

College chemistry professor David Wilson is caught by his wife in his lab, kissing another woman. Ann Wilson immediately wants a divorce. Dave prevails upon his best friend and Army buddy, Michael Haney, a CBS Television writer, to help him out of this jam. Haney comes up with a scheme in which W...

Psycho (1960)

Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) and her boyfriend Sam Loomis meet for a secret romantic rendezvous during lunch hour at a hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. They talk about how they can barely afford to get married. Upon Marion's return to work at a realtor's office, a client comes in with $40,000 in cash to ...

Pepe (1960)

Mario Moreno ("Cantinflas") is Pepe, a hired hand, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get the horse back (as he considers it his family), decides to take off to Hollywood. There he meets film stars including Jim...

Touch of Evil (1958)

The film opens with a three-minute, twenty-second tracking shot widely considered by critics as one of the greatest long takes in cinematic history. On the U.S.-Mexico border, a man plants a time bomb in a car. A man and woman enter the vehicle and make a slow journey through town to the U.S. bor...