– ALFRED HITCHCOCK –
-> Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in London on August 13, 1899. He went to school and university there and in 1920 he started to work with a British film company. In 1920 he also married Alma Revelle, his wife for the next sixty years.
They had one daughter. From 1925 to 1939 he made several films in Britain, including The 39 Steps and The Man Who Knew Too Much. In 1939 he left Britain because he wanted to work in Hollywood. He lived in Los Angeles for the rest of his life and made many of his 53 films there. A lot of people in America and Europe saw his famous films Psycho (1960) and The Birds (1963). Queen Elizabeth II made Hitchcock ‘Sir Alfred’ in 1980. Soon after that, in May 1980, he died in Los Angeles.