Alfred Hitchcock was an English producer and film director, born in Leytonstone Essex, England in 1899. He was famous for the methods he created for suspense and thriller films. In 1926, he married Alma Reville. Hitchcock became known as England’s premier director and moved to Hollywood in 1939. He directed over 50 feature films and had a television program titled Alfred Hitchcock Presents. On April 29, 1980, Hitchcock died from renal failure in Bel Air, California.