Top Celebs: | | | | | | | | Born today | Blog | Add celeb

Janet Leigh
Wiki, Height, Age, Net Worth, Family 2018

Janet Leigh


: 06 July 1927


: Cancer


: 03 October 2004


: 77 years


  • Janet Leigh was an American actress and author
When was Janet Leigh born?06 July 1927
When did Janet Leigh die? / Died03 October 2004
How many years did Janet Leigh live? / Lived77 years
Zodiac sign:Cancer

Janet Leigh facts

  • She is best remembered for her performance in Psycho, for which she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and received an Academy Award nomination
  • She was the first wife of actor Tony Curtis and the mother of Kelly Curtis and Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Discovered by actress Norma Shearer, Leigh made her acting debut on radio in 1946 and secured a contract with MGM the following year
  • Early in her career she appeared in popular films spanning 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)
  • She played mostly dramatic roles during the latter half of the 1950s, in such films as Safari (1956) and Touch of Evil (1958), but achieved her most lasting recognition as the doomed Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960)
  • Her highly publicized marriage to Curtis ended in divorce in 1962, and after starring in The Manchurian Candidate that same year, Leigh scaled back her career
  • Intermittently, she continued to appear in notable films, including Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Harper (1966) and Night of the Lepus (1972) as well as two films with her daughter, Jamie Lee: The Fog (1980) and Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
  • She also wrote four books between 1984 and 2002, including two novels
  • Leigh died in 2004 at the age of 77, following a year-long battle with vasculitis, an inflammation of the blood vessels
  • Among her survivors was her husband of 42 years, Robert Brandt

Similar stars

??? Janet Lee, Anjanette Comer, Anjanette Kirkland, Ann-Janeth Rosendahl, Chef Janet K- Gluten-Free Chef, David Janetzki, Abbey-Leigh Stringer, Abby Leigh, Abisogun Leigh, Aimée Leigh, Aleksandar Simeonov (bobsleigh), Alex Leigh
Find celebrities birthdays:

Related pages

nine lives of chloe king wikiharry kewell wikisrm university wikikaiser chiefs wikitien len card game onlinewiki zendayamichael moorer boxer net worthwiki bjorn borgandre iguodala wikipediaaaron burriss agehelen keller wikipediabilly boyd net worthwikipedia stephen hawkinshow tall is tim healygroupon wikihow tall is criss angelshemaroo wikicory monteith wikipedia españolserge ibaka birthdaykadour ziani wikikayne tremillsisley brothers net worthveuve clicquot wikidylan efron wikiwiki toy storyjeffrey lurie net worthorient express wikiurbana wikithe clap wikiwikipedia mandy patinkinifb home appliances wiki164 cms in feet and inchesvystar money makeoverhow tall is joe giudicejamie jones wikingk spark plugs wikianne burrell agemarcellus wiley net worthwink martindale wikiwiki td ameritradejohn jameson wikisavory wikilori loughlin wikihow tall is laurie greinerskylar diggins wikicooper tire wikinick swardson wikijason biggs wikipedianorma kamali wikimr mcmahon wikitory lanez birthdaychrisley todd wikihodan nalayehschachversandjim lehrer wikiautozone wikidoug martin wikiwiki ipambette midler net worthwiki wing chunlzzy hale net worthelgin baylor net worthmimi faust bornela rose wikidress barn wikiricky dillon heightwiki james herriotrockstar games wikisuite life of zack and cody wikikacey musgrave heightcasey affleck wikiwiki diego riverarigoletto wikired chillies entertainment wikilil webbie heightwiki cesar millanramin karimloo wikiwiki burt bacharach