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20th-century-man: Janet Leigh in a production still from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960)

20th-century-man: Janet Leigh in a production...

20th-century-man: Janet Leigh in a production still from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960)

Janet Leigh, 1927 - 2004.                                                       …

Janet Leigh, 1927 - 2004. …

Actress Janet Leigh (1927-2004) was born in Merced CA and grew up in Stockton CA.

Janet Leigh

Actress Janet Leigh (1927-2004) was born in Merced CA and grew up in Stockton CA.

Janet Leigh | Jeanette Helen Morrison (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), was an American actress and author. She is best remembered for her performance in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), for which she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. By her marriage to actor Tony Curtis, she was the mother of Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis.

Janet Leigh | Jeanette Helen Morrison (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), was an American actress and author. She is best remembered for her performance in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), for which she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. By her marriage to actor Tony Curtis, she was the mother of Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis.

Janet Leigh (1927-2004), American actress.

Janet Leigh (1927-2004), American actress.

Janet Leigh, 1951. Photo : Philippe Halsman

Janet Leigh, 1951. Photo : Philippe Halsman

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Janet Leigh (a lasting impression: Little Women, Holiday Affair, Angels in the Outfield, Scaramouche, The Naked Spur, Houdini, Pete Kelly's Blues, My Sister Eileen, Touch of Evil, The Perfect Furlough, Psycho, The Manchurian Candidate, Grand Slam, The Fog)

Janet Leigh (a lasting impression: Little Women, Holiday Affair, Angels in the Outfield, Scaramouche, The Naked Spur, Houdini, Pete Kelly's Blues, My Sister Eileen, Touch of Evil, The Perfect Furlough, Psycho, The Manchurian Candidate, Grand Slam, The Fog)

Janet Leigh - lace gown with high neck and fitted bodice & long sleeves.  Tightly cinched waist has narrow belt.  The full skirt flairs out, due to petticoats & crinolines, creating an hourglass silhouette.  Short, above the elbow-length veil completes this 1950's gown.

Janet Leigh - lace gown with high neck and fitted bodice & long sleeves. Tightly cinched waist has narrow belt. The full skirt flairs out, due to petticoats & crinolines, creating an hourglass silhouette. Short, above the elbow-length veil completes this 1950's gown.

The different faces of Marion Crane by Janet Leigh. Psycho 1960

The different faces of Marion Crane by Janet Leigh. Psycho 1960

Janet Leigh (Jeanette Helen Morrison July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) was an American actress and author. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for Psycho. The Vikings, The Manchurian Candidate, Houdini, Little Women, Jet Pilot, Holiday Affair, That Touch of Evil, Bye Bye Birdie, Harper, Pete Kelly's Blues.

Janet Leigh (Jeanette Helen Morrison July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) was an American actress and author. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for Psycho. The Vikings, The Manchurian Candidate, Houdini, Little Women, Jet Pilot, Holiday Affair, That Touch of Evil, Bye Bye Birdie, Harper, Pete Kelly's Blues.

Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh c. 1950’s

Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh c. 1950’s

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh was married to Tony Curtis & is mother to Jamie Lee Curtis

Janet Leigh was married to Tony Curtis & is mother to Jamie Lee Curtis

Janet Leigh with her daughter Jamie Lee Curtis 70s

Janet Leigh with her daughter Jamie Lee Curtis 70s

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh