Pat Hitchcock, the only child of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock, has died at age 93.
Pat appeared in several movies, including her father’s films Strangers on a Train (1951), Psycho (1960) 그리고 Stage Fright (1950).
에 1984, while discussing getting roles in Alfred’s films, the actress told the 워싱턴 포스트, “I wish he had believed in nepotism. I’d have worked a lot more.”
“But he never had anyone in his pictures unless he believed they were right for the part,” 그녀는 당시 계속. “He never fit a story to a star or to an actor. Often I tried to hint to his assistant, but I never got very far. She’d bring my name up, he’d say, ‘She isn’t right for it,’ and that would be the end of that.”
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Pat also starred in the films The Case of Thomas Pyke, Skateboard, Six Characters in Search of an Author 그리고 Ladies of the Corridor. On the small screen, she appeared in the television series Suspense, Suspicion, My Little Margie, Matinee Theatre, The Life of Riley 그리고 Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
Alfred shared Pat with screenwriter and film editor Alma Reville. Pat was born in July 1928 런던에서, 그리고 안에 1939, their family moved to Los Angeles. 곧바로, Pat had her debut acting roles in the Broadway plays Solitaire (1942) 그리고 제비꽃 (1944).
Pat, in addition to acting, contributed to Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine and co-authored her mother’s biography with Laurent Bouzereau titled Alma Hitchcock: The Woman Behind the Man.
Pat retired from acting for her children whom she had with her late husband Joseph E. O’Connell Jr., 에 사망한 사람 1994. She is survived by their daughters Mary Stone, Tere Carrubba and Katie O’Connell-Fiala, as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.