Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff Brief Biography

William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 - 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor.

He was widely known for his roles in horror films, particularly for his portrayal of Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son of Frankenstein (1939), which resulted in his immense popularity. His best-known non-horror role is as the Grinch, as well as the narrator, in the animated television special of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966). Karloff guest starred in a 1966 TV episode of The Wild Wild West, "The Night of the Golden Cobra". He also had a memorable role in the original Scarface (1932). For his contribution to film and television, Boris Karloff was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Boris Karloff News

• The Almanac for Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2018
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• The Almanac for Nov. 23, the 328th day of 2016

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