|Tippi Hedren with her daughter, Melanie Griffith on a set.|
Tippi Hedren born Jan. 19, 1930 is a successful fashion model from her twenties, appearing on the front covers of Life and Glamour magazines among others, Hedren became an actress after she was discovered by director Alfred Hitchcock while appearing on a television commercial in 1961. She received world recognition for her work in two of his films, the suspense-thriller The Birds in 1963, for which she won a Golden Globe, and the psychological drama Marnie in 1964. Hedren has appeared in over eighty films and TV shows including Charlie Chaplin's final film, A Countess from Hong Kong, the Alexander Payne political satire Citizen Ruth, and the David O. Russell existential comedy I Heart Huckabees, and her contributions to world cinema have been honored with the Jules Verne Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame among others.
She is also the mother of actress, Melanie Griffith from her first of three marriages to Peter Griffith.
|Melanie Griffith with her mother Tippi Hedren at a LA party in September 2012.|