Date of Birth:
Lon Chaney Jr.
10 February 1906
Lon Chaney Jr. played in 29 movies in the Adventure, Romance, Drama, Music, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery, Action, Western, Biography genres.
Lon Chaney Jr. got succeed with average imdb rating 5.6.
Son of Lon Chaney.
His career suffered in his later years straight membership fee to alcoholism.
Attempted an early vocation as a songwriter.
He is the sole person to bear played all four of the classic movie monsters: The Wolf Male (1941) (Larry Talbot/Wolf Fellow); The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) (The Frankenstein Monster); The Mummy's Tomb (1942) (Kharis, the mummy); Son of Dracula (1943) (Enumerate Anthony Alucard, Dracula's son).
Pictured on one of a set of five 32? US commemorative postage stamps, issued 30 September 1997, celebrating "Conspicuous Movie Monsters". He is shown as the dub character in The Wolf Man (1941). Other actors honored in this propose of stamps, and the prototype monsters they describe, are Lon Chaney as The Phantom of the Opera (1925); Bela Lugosi as _Dracula (1931/I)_; and Boris Karloff on two stamps as The Mummy (1932) and the lusus naturae in Frankenstein (1931).
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