Famous People Who Died on April 29
Director, Producer, Television Personality, Screenwriter / 1899 - 1980
Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock was nicknamed the "Master of Suspense" for employing a kind of psychological suspense in his films, producing a distinct viewer experience.
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profile name: Alfred Hitchcock profile occupation: Director, Producer, Television Personality, Screenwriter
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profile name: St. Catherine of Siena profile occupation: Nun, Saint, Theologian
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profile name: Jerome Robbins profile occupation: Choreographer, Director, Philanthropist, Television Producer
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profile name: Rufus King profile occupation: Lawyer, Diplomat, U.S. Representative
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profile name: W.H. Carothers profile occupation: Chemist
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