Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock KBE, known as Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the world’s most influential person in filmography, as well as producing and screen writing.
Born in London, England, Hitchcock began writing as a young adult while working at Henley’s. Entering the industry of film in the year 1920 as a title-card designer, Hitchcock worked his way up to the debut of his directing career with The Pleasure Garden, two years later, his silent film The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog sparked the start of Hitchcock’s success.
Hitchcock won his first Academy Award in the United States for best picture with Rebecca. Alfred’s most renowned work came in the 60’s with Psycho and The Birds. Alfred Hitchcock also became a world wide icon with the help of his television program Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
Hitchcock, having been involved in at least 50 films, passed away in his sleep in April of 1980, a year after receiving the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.