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Janet Leigh, Star of 'Psycho,' Dies at 77

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Janet Leigh, Star of 'Psycho,' Dies at 77

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Janet Leigh, Star of 'Psycho,' Dies at 77

Janet Leigh, Star of 'Psycho,' Dies at 77

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Actress Janet Leigh, best remembered as the victim of a brutal murder in the shower in the 1960 film Psycho, died Sunday at age 77. Leigh left an indelible imprint on film history and was also admired for her performances in The Manchurian Candidate and Touch of Evil. Hear NPR's Neda Ulaby.