Janet Leigh (born Jeanette Helen Morrison; July 6, 1927 - October 3, 2004) was an American actress.
Leigh was born in Merced, California and grew up in Stockton, California. She is best known for her role in Psycho, for which she won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Leigh married actor Tony Curtis in 1951. They had two daughters, actresses Kelly Curtis (born 1956) and Jamie Lee Curtis (born 1958). The couple divorced in 1962.
Leigh died of a heart attack in Beverly Hills, California, aged 77.