Robert Albert Bloch (/blɒk/; April 5, 1917 – September 23, 1994) was an American fiction writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is best known as the writer of Psycho , the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock. His fondness for a pun is evident in the titles of his story collections such as Tales in a Jugular Vein, Such Stuff as Screams Are Made Of and Out of the Mouths of Graves.
Robert Bloch (racing driver)
Robert Bloch is a French racing driver who, along with André Rossignol, won the 1926 24 Hours of Le Mans for French manufacturer Lorraine-Dietrich. Robert Bloch had been part of Lorraine-Dietrich's racing team since the inaugural 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1923, finishing the event, but struggled to finish over the next two years. Following Rossignol's initial win in 1925, Bloch was partnered with the experienced winner and the duo led a Lorraine-Dietrich dominance of the event in 1926, winning ahead of the two other entries from the company.
Robert Bloch's Psychos
Robert Bloch's Psychos is a 1997 horror anthology that was being edited by American writer Robert Bloch until his death in 1994. Martin H. Greenberg completed the editorial work posthumously.