Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh bio

Birth Name: Jeanette Helen Morrison

Occupation: Movie Actress

Place Of Birth: Merced

Date Of Birth: July 6, 1927

Date Of Death: October 3, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Janet Leigh was born on the 6th of July, 1927. She was known for being a Movie Actress. Actress who shocked movie audiences with her role as Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock ‘s Psycho. In 1980, she played Kathy Williams in The Fog.

Janet Leigh was born in Merced. She studied music and psychology at the University of the Pacific before securing a contract with MGM. She played Eugenie Rose Chaney in the 1962 film The Manchurian Candidate.

Janet Leigh was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Janet Leigh was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Jeanette Helen Morrison is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Janet’s Jeanette Helen Morrison attended University of the Pacific.


Janet Leigh’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Janet Leigh’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Janet Leigh kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Janet Leigh was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jeanette Helen Morrison
NICKNAME: Janet Brandt, Jeanette Helen Morrison, Janet Leigh, Jeanette Morrison
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Janet Leigh was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Janet Leigh was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Janet Leigh had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Janet Leigh’s birth sign is Cancer and she had a ruling planet of Moon.

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