“Women In Horror Month” Spotlight: Janet Leigh

February 3, 2015

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely is the owner of HorrorFuel.com. She is an Executive Producer of "13 Slays Till Christmas" which is out on Digital and DVD and now streaming on Tubi. She has several other films in the works. Kelli is an animal lover and a true horror addict since the age of 9 when she saw Friday the 13th. Email: horrorfuelinfo@gmail.com

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In 1960 Janet Leigh starred as Marion Crane in the original ‘Psycho’, the story of a woman who stole $40,000 from her  employer. While fleeing she stumbled onto a road side motel, where she decided to stop. She did not know at the time that the man who owns the motel, Norman Bates, is psycho.

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Her character in ‘Psycho’ was well written and her acting amazing. She went down in horror history for not only her role but also for being the first woman in an  on screen “shower scene”.

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Janet went on to star in over eighty-five films, including ‘Halloween H2O’



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