Date of Birth:
23 November 1887
Boris Karloff played in 37 movies in the Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Music, Fantasy, Thriller, Film-Noir, Biography, History, War, Comedy, Musical, Mystery, Action, Romance, Animation, Short, Family, Documentary genres.
Boris Karloff got succeed with average imdb rating 6.1.
He was the source afflatus because the first illustrations of the Unlikely Oaf.
Great-nephew of Anna Leonowens.
Received a Tony nomination in 1956 payment his complete responsibility in 'The Sport.'
Shares a birthday with his daughter Sara Karloff.
Considered a fashionable bloomer in Hollywood. Frankenstein (1931) premiered when he was 44 years old.
Pictured on two of a dispose of five 32? US commemorative postage stamps, issued 30 September 1997, celebrating "Famous Movie Monsters". He is shown on one die-stamp as the dub character in The Mummy (1932) and on the other as the monster in Frankenstein (1931). Other actors honored in this set of stamps, and the first-rate monsters they depict, are Lon Chaney as The Figment of the imagination of the Opera (1925); Bela Lugosi as Dracula (1931); and Lon Chaney Jr. as The Wolf Man (1941).
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