(William Morrow) NEW You can now listen to Fox News articles! After decades of haunting rumors, one of Hollywood's famous leading ladies is finally setting the record straight in a shocking new memoir. Tippi Hedren, the luminous blonde beauty who made her grand debut in Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 Technicolor thriller “The Birds,” is retelling her life story in a new book, and she’s coming forward to reveal the real-life horrors of working with the maestro of suspense. But while Hedren, 86, could have easily lived a life of obscurity after enduring a complicated relationship with the iconic director, she instead chose to move on and thrive as a celebrated actress — not to mention the beloved matriarch of a Hollywood dynasty. Hedren, the mother of actress Melanie Griffith and grandmother of Dakota Johnson, has appeared in over 45 films, more than 35 TV projects, and is even the founder of wild animal sanctuary Shambala Preserve, where she continues to help rescue exotic felines from mistreatment. These days, she’s still happily pursuing those passions, all while advocating for the successes of the two women with whom she shares close-knit relationships behind the cameras. FOX News Magazine spoke exclusively with Hedren about… Read full this story
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