Alma Reville

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Alma Reville
Reville in 1955
Alma Lucy Reville

(1899-08-14)14 August 1899
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Died6 July 1982(1982-07-06) (aged 82)
Los Angeles, California, US
Occupation(s)Editor, screenwriter
Alfred Hitchcock
(m. 1926; died 1980)
ChildrenPat Hitchcock

Alma Lucy Reville, Lady Hitchcock (14 August 1899 – 6 July 1982) was a British screenwriter and film editor. She was the wife of film director Alfred Hitchcock. She worked on scripts for her husband's films, including Shadow of a Doubt, Suspicion, and The Lady Vanishes.

Reville was born on 14 August 1899, one day after her future husband. Hitchcock and Reville married on 2 December 1926 at Brompton Oratory in London.

Death[change | change source]

Reville survived a short and intense period of breast cancer. She died on 6 July 1982, at the age of 82, two years after her husband. She was cremated and her ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Wilson, Scott; Mank, Gregory W. (2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company. p. 343. ISBN 9780786479924.