August 1899 , Leytonstone, Londonand died, 29
April 1980, Bel Air, California.
Attended St Ignatius College in Stamford Hill, London County Council School of Engineeringand Navigation in Poplar. After graduating hebecame a draftsman and advertising designer
His childhood experiences are reflected in someof his films, his father, once sent him to a local police with a note asking the officer to lock himaway for 10 minutes as a punishment for bad behaviour. His mother, made Hitchcock stand at the end of her bed for hours for behavingbadly, this was later used for the portrayal of Norman Bates in Psycho.