- Joseph William Stefano
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
- May 5, 1922
Joseph Stefano was an American screenwriter. His first was The Black Orchid (1958). Less than a year later, he met his new friend, Alfred Hitchcock, to do the famous script for Psycho (1960). Stefano decided to drop the script for Hitchcock's The Birds (1963). Stefano later wrote a great screenplay for Eye of the Cat (1969) and, by the early 1970s, he did numerous Made for TV screenplays including Revenge (1971), Home for the Holidays (1972) and Snowbeast (1977).