Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) actress probably best remembered for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” (1960) for which she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. During her career Leigh appeared in a number of successful films co-starring with such stars as Errol Flynn, Gary Cooper, James Stewart, Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, and Tony Curtis. Among her movies are “Words and Music” (1948), “Little Women” (1949), “Holiday Affair” (1949), “Angels in the Outfield” (1951), “Scaramouche” (1952), “Houdini” (1953), “Living It Up” (1954), “My Sister Eileen” (1955), “Safari” (1956), “The Manchurian Candidate” (1962) and the Orson Welles film noir classic “Touch of Evil” (1958).

Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004).

Janet Leigh
(July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004)

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh (1965 portrait)

Janet Leigh (1965 portrait)

Janet Leigh in "Scaramouche" (1952)

Janet Leigh in “Scaramouche” (1952)

Janet Leigh with Frank Sinatra in "The Manchurian Candidate" (1962)

Janet Leigh with Frank Sinatra in
“The Manchurian Candidate” (1962)

Janet Leigh with John Gavin in "Psycho" (1960)

Janet Leigh with John Gavin in “Psycho” (1960)

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