Robert Bloch
Date of Birth
Apr 05, 1917
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL

Biography

Robert Bloch penned of dozens of suspenseful mysteries, sci-fi novels and scores of short stories. In the early 1960s, after his best-selling book Psycho was adapted into Hitchcock's film, Bloch himself became a screenwriter of mystery, suspense, and horror movies, including such chillers as Strait Jacket (1964), The Skull (1965) and The House That Dripped Blood (1971). Bloch has also penned many television scripts for series such as Boris Karloff's Thriller. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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