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Janet Leigh

Character Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress / Actress / Writer | * 07/06/1927 († 77, 10/03/2004) | Merced, California, USA
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Janet Leigh (born Jeanette Helen Morrison; July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and author. Raised in Stockton, California, by working-class parents, Leigh was discovered at age eighteen by actress Norma Shearer, who helped her secure a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Leigh had her first formal foray into acting appearing in radio programs before making her film debut in The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947). Early in her career, she appeared in several popular films for MGM which spanned a wide variety of genres, including Act of Violence (1948), Little Women (1949), Angels in the Outfield (1951), Scaramouche (1952), The Naked Spur (1953), and Living It Up (1954). Leigh p... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Janet Leigh as Actress(72)

as herself2017 78/52
as Herself (archive footage)2010 The Psycho Legacy
as Norma Watson1998 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
as herself1997 The Making of 'Psycho'
as Kay Connor1997 In My Sister's Shadow
as The egg (voice) (archive footage)1993 The Egg
as Herself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as Kathy Williams1980 The Fog
as Florence Cohen1979 Boardwalk
as Karen Weese1977 Murder at the World Series
as Gert Meredith1972 One Is a Lonely Number
as Gerry Bennett1972 Night of the Lepus
as Laurel Hanley1971 The Deadly Dream
as Marian Ord1970 House on Greenapple Road
as Vivian Miller1969 Hello Down There
as Sandra Latham1969 Honeymoon with a Stranger
as Janice Barnes1969 The Monk
as Miss Diketon1967 The Spy in the Green Hat
as Mary Ann1967 Grand Slam
as Cherry McMahon1966 An American Dream
as Susan Harper1966 Harper
as Nora1966 Kid Rodelo
as Dr Elizabeth Acord1966 Three on a Couch
as Rosie DeLeon1963 Bye Bye Birdie
as Bertie Austin1963 Wives and Lovers
as Eugenie Rose Chaney1962 The Manchurian Candidate
as Marion Crane1960 Psycho
as Ann Wilson1960 Who Was That Lady?
as herself1960 Pepe
as Susan 'Susie' Vargas1958 Touch of Evil
as Morgana1958 The Vikings
as Lt. Vicki Loren1958 The Perfect Furlough
as Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon / Olga Orlief1957 Jet Pilot
as Linda Latham1956 Safari
as Ivy Conrad1955 Pete Kelly's Blues
as Eileen Sherwood1955 My Sister Eileen
as Princess Aleta1954 Prince Valiant
as Karen Stephanson1954 Rogue Cop
as Lady Anne of Mackworth1954 The Black Shield Of Falworth
as Wally Cook1954 Living It Up
as Chris Hall1953 Walking My Baby Back Home
as Lina Patch1953 The Naked Spur
as Connie Bedloe1953 Confidentially Connie
as Bess Houdini1953 Houdini
as Lucy Duncan1952 Just This Once
as Aline de Gavrillac de Bourbon1952 Scaramouche
as Abby Ames1952 Fearless Fagan
as Nancy Peterson1951 Two Tickets to Broadway
as Isabelle Perry1951 Strictly Dishonorable
as Rosa Szabo Xenophon1951 It's a Big Country
as Jennifer Paige1951 Angels in the Outfield
as June Forsyte1949 That Forsyte Woman
as Connie Ennis1949 Holiday Affair
as Edith Enley1949 Act of Violence
as Meg1949 Little Women
as Evelyn 'Taffy' Heldon1949 The Doctor and the Girl
as Olga Alexandrova aka Maria Buhlen1949 The Red Danube
as Dorothy Feiner Rodgers1948 Words and Music
as Margit Mitchell1948 Hills of Home
as Lissy Anne MacBean1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge
as Effie Bright1947 If Winter Comes

TV Shows/Series with Janet Leigh as Actress(16)


Full Name: Janet Leigh
Born: Wednesday, 07/06 1927 (July) in Merced
Died: Sunday, 10/03 2004 (October) in Beverly Hills (aged: 77)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of the Pacific
Spouses (current/former): Tony Curtis
Other names for Janet Leigh (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jeanette Helen Morrison"
Janet Leigh frequently works together with these people:
Tony Curtis (10x, Actor)
Cedric Gibbons (8x, Crew)
John Carpenter (7x, Crew)
Bob Hope (7x, Actor)
Janis Paige (7x, Actress)
Pat Crowley (7x, Actress)
Edwin B. Willis (7x, Crew)
Jackie Cooper (6x, Actor)
Eddie Albert (6x, Actor)
Barbara Rush (6x, Actress)
Dean Martin (6x, Actor)
Pat Morita (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:866, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/29/2019