Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock is a film director and producer from London well-known worldwide as the “Master of Suspense.” The Psychological suspense films he created always left viewers in awe. He released his first successful thriller film in 1927 titled, The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog. Hitchcock helped shape the thriller genre with his films Blackmail (1929), Rebecca (1940), Psycho (1960), The Birds (1963) and Marnie (1964). He created more than 50 films in his 60 years in the industry. His creativity for suspense is something he had developed growing up in a strict catholic school and family. His personal experiences like standing in front of his mother’s bed for hours as punishment, being treated harshly and wrongfully accused were reflected in some of his films. In 1979, Alfred Hitchcock received his Lifetime Achievement award, he died the following year.