Person Born 13/8/1899 Died 29/4/1980
Film director. Born Leytonstone (where the local tube station carries mosaics of key scenes from 17 of his films). See Spitalfields Life for an unusual take on his life in Leytonstone. Worked at Gainsborough Film Studios 1925 - 27 where he made three films. While here he married his assistant director, Alma Reville and she was, for the rest of his life, his most important collaborator but always uncredited. Hitchcock died in California.