Tippi Hedren




From Hitchcock and Chaplin to Ed Wood, Jr., and from drama and terror to droll comedy, the career of actress Tippi Hedren has been meteoric, and eclectic. She is the only actress to have worked under the direction of both Hitchcock and Chaplin. Having never been out of work since she made her film debut in “The Birds,” Tippi continues to work frequently in motion pictures, theatre, and episodic television. Her contributions to cinema have been honored with Life Achievement awards world-wide and she was honored as a “Woman of Vision” by Women of Film and Video in Washington, D.C., receiving the Presidential Medal for her work. And in 2000, Tippi was honored as “Best Actress in a Comedy Short” in the film “Mulligans!” at the Method Fest, Independent Film Festival, and in 2002, Tippi won “best Actress” for the short film “Tea With Grandma” from the New York International Independent Film Festival. In 2009 and 2010, audiences and critics alike responded positively to her roles on 4400 as Lily Moor Tyler, on Fashion House as Doris Thompson or on CSI as Karen Rosenthal, for which she received Emmy consideration. Tippi is founder and President of The Roar Foundation and resides at Shambala a refuge for abused and unwanted exotic cats.