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Tippi Hedren

Tippi Hedren (born Nathalie Kay Hedren): American model, turned actress for The Birds (1963), mother of Melanie Griffith, grandmother of Dakota Johnson.


January 19: Happy Birthday Dolly Parton and Janis Joplin

Country superstar Dolly Parton turns 71 today.  Born in eastern Tennessee, she began performing on Knoxville radio and television stations at about the age of ten, and she moved to Nashville the day after she graduated from high school.  1,362 more words

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Tippi: A Memoir by Tippi Hedren

Publisher: William Morrow (2016)

Length: 288 pages

Author’s Page

Tippi Hedren is known to most as either that cat sanctuary lady or that actress that did those Hitchcock films. 895 more words


New releases: November 2016 - memoir & autobiography

For this last Wednesday of November I thought I’d go a little beyond my comfort zone and check out Goodreads’ top 5 of new memoirs & autobiographies. 1,016 more words

New Release

Tippi Hedren on Why She Went Public About Being Sexually Abused by Alfred Hitchcock

Tippi Hedren shot to fame as one of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic blonde heroines, turning heads in “The Birds” and “Marnie.”

Like Grace Kelly before her, Hedren seemed destined to be a huge star, as an impossibly cool and elegant screen goddess. 972 more words


Tippi Hedren Breaks Long Silence, Claims Alfred Hitchcock Sexually Abused Her While Filming ‘The Birds’

It’s sad when a story like this explodes in just a matter of hours, but that’s the way the cookie crumbles, and that cookie will continue to crumble as social media sites and various exploitative sites feed the story a toxic fuel. 329 more words