Boris Karloff

 

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Boris Karloff (23 November 1887 - 2 February 1969), whose real name was William Henry Pratt, was an English-born actor who emigrated to Canada in 1909. Karloff is best remembered for his roles in horror films and his portrayal of Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son of Frankenstein (1939). His popularity following Frankenstein was such that for a brief time he was billed simply as "Karloff" or "Karloff the Uncanny". His best-known non-horror role is as the Grinch in the television special of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

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Boris Karloff

Born 1887-11-23 (134 years ago) in East Dulwich, London, England, UK. Dead 1969-02-02 (81 years).
Height 180 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Grammy Award for Best Album for Children (How the Grinch Stole Christmas) 10th Annual Grammy Awards 1967 Grinchen - Julen är stulen
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Grammy Award for Best Album for Children (How the Grinch Stole Christmas) 10th Annual Grammy Awards 1967 Grinchen - Julen är stulen
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play (The Lark) 10th Tony Awards 1956 The Lark
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Evelyn Hope Helmore(Gifta: 1946-04-11–1969-02-02) 1946-04-11 1969-02-02 Gifta
Dorothy Stine(Gifta: 1930-04-12–1946-04-10) 1930-04-12 1946-04-10 Gifta
Helene Vivian Soule(Gifta: 1924-02-03–1928-06-06) 1924-02-03 1928-06-06 Gifta
Montana Laurena Williams(Gifta: 1920-07–1922) 1920-07 1922 Gifta
Olive de Wilton(Gifta: 1916–1919) 1916 1919 Gifta
Grace Harding(Gifta: 1910-02-23–1913-01-08) 1910-02-23 1913-01-08 Gifta
Parents

Edward John Pratt, Jr., Eliza Sarah Millard

Siblings

John Thomas Pratt, Edward Millard "Ted" Pratt, George Marlow Pratt, Frederick Grenville "F.G." Pratt, David Cameron Pratt, Julia Honoria Pratt, Charles Rory Pratt, Richard Septimus Pratt

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Boris Karloff (23 November 1887 - 2 February 1969), whose real name was William Henry Pratt, was an English-born actor who emigrated to Canada in 1909.

Karloff is best remembered for his roles in horror films and his portrayal of Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son of Frankenstein (1939). His popularity following Frankenstein was such that for a brief time he was billed simply as "Karloff" or "Karloff the Uncanny". His best-known non-horror role is as the Grinch in the television special of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!.

Content from Wikipedia provided under the terms of Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0).

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