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Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh

Born in Merced, California, USA on 6th July 1927. Died in 2004 aged 77 years old.
A member of The Curtis Family
You've seen -- of her 30 trackable films

Janet Leigh was an actress with a career spanning 69 years, from 1948 to 2017, starting at the age of 21. She's considered to be a scream queen because of her impact on the horror genre. Her first film was Words and Music and her last film was And the Oscar Goes To.... A lot of her work was in the Comedy and Drama genres.

Character Images

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Psycho Tom poster Psycho Tom 2017 -
And the Oscar Goes To... poster And the Oscar Goes To... 2014 1h 35m
Hitchcock poster Hitchcock 2012 1h 38m
Bad Girls from Valley High poster Bad Girls from Valley High 2005 1h 24m
Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Special poster Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Special 1999 2h 40m
Halloween H20 poster Halloween H20 1998 1h 26m
Night of 100 Stars poster Night of 100 Stars 1982 3h 2m
The Fog poster The Fog 1980 1h 30m
The Horror Show poster The Horror Show 1979 1h 40m
Night of the Lepus poster Night of the Lepus 1972 1h 28m
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One Is a Lonely Number poster One Is a Lonely Number 1972 1h 37m
Hello Down There poster Hello Down There 1969 1h 28m
Harper poster Harper 1966 2h 1m
Bye Bye Birdie poster Bye Bye Birdie 1963 1h 52m
The Manchurian Candidate poster The Manchurian Candidate 1962 2h 6m
Pepe poster Pepe 1960 2h 37m
Psycho poster Psycho 1960 1h 49m
Who Was That Lady? poster Who Was That Lady? 1960 1h 55m
The Vikings poster The Vikings 1958 1h 51m
Touch of Evil poster Touch of Evil 1958 1h 48m
Jet Pilot poster Jet Pilot 1957 1h 52m
Living It Up poster Living It Up 1954 1h 35m
Houdini poster Houdini 1953 1h 46m
The Naked Spur poster The Naked Spur 1953 1h 31m
Scaramouche poster Scaramouche 1952 1h 55m
Come Back Little Shiksa poster Come Back Little Shiksa 1952 39m
Fairfax Avenue 1951 30m
Holiday Affair poster Holiday Affair 1949 1h 27m
The Red Danube poster The Red Danube 1949 1h 59m
Words and Music poster Words and Music 1948 2h

Regularly Credited With

Tony Curtis's profile
Tony Curtis
7 films together
Dean Martin's profile
Dean Martin
6 films together
Anthony Perkins's profile
Anthony Perkins
4 films together
Jerry Lewis's profile
Jerry Lewis
4 films together
James Stewart's profile
James Stewart
3 films together
Judy Garland's profile
Judy Garland
3 films together
Paul Newman's profile
Paul Newman
3 films together
Jamie Lee Curtis's profile
Jamie Lee Curtis
3 films together
Jack Lemmon's profile
Jack Lemmon
3 films together


Her Top Genres 1
14% Comedy
+ 75 more
Her Top Years
10% 1960
+ 22 more
Top Character Types
50% Teacher
+ 1 more
Hero or Villain?
100% Good
Role Type
50% Cameo
+ 1 more

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Janet Leigh FAQ

How old was Janet Leigh when she died?

77 years old.

When was Janet Leigh born?

6th July 1927

Where was Janet Leigh born?

Merced, California, USA

Has Janet Leigh won an Oscar?

No, she never won an Oscar.

Has Janet Leigh won a BAFTA?

No, she never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Janet Leigh?

She was Caucasian.