Donald Spoto: Biographer of Alfred Hitchcock, Marilyn Monroe, and Many More

From a New York Times obit by Neil Genzlinger headlined “Donald Spoto, Biographer of Hitchcock and Many More, Dies at 81”:

Donald Spoto, a prolific biographer whose subjects included Jesus and Joan of Arc, but who was best known for his books on Alfred Hitchcock, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean and other high-profile entertainment figures, some of which made news with startling claims, died in Koege, Denmark.