Tippi Hedren was born on January 19, 1930, in New Ulm, Minnesota. In the 1960s, Alfred Hitchcock cast her in The Birds and Marnie. Her later films include Roar (1981), Deadly Spygames (1989) and Citizen Ruth (1996). Also, she’s appeared in a number of television movies. Hedren was found by Alfred Hitchcock, who cast her in her two most famous movies, The Birds (1963) and Marnie (1964). Hedren’s later movies contain Roar (1981), which she also produced; Deadly Spygames (1989); and Citizen Ruth (1996). Also, she’s appeared in a number of television movies, including Birds 2: The Land’s End (1994).
More lately, Hedren was cast in the film I Heart Huckabees (2004) and starred in the TV movie Tribute (2009), which aired on the Lifetime network and additionally starred Brittany Murphy.October 2012 marked the advent of HBO’s The Girl, a movie on the basis of the Donald Spoto novel Spellbound by Attractiveness: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies, which details the famed director’s relationships with several movie celebrities, including Hedren. The Girl stars Toby Jones (Alfred Hitchcock) and actress Sienna Miller (Hedren).