Boris Karloff  British Actor

Current Status

Boris Karloff passed away on 2nd Feb 1969 aged 81.

Relationships

Boris Karloff was previously married to Dorothy Stine (1928 - 1946), Helene Vivian Soule (1923 - 1928), Montana laurena Williams (1919 - 1922) and Grace Harding (1909 - 1913).

Boris Karloff had a daughter named Sarah Jane, age 77.

About

Boris Karloff is a 81 year old British Actor. Born William Henry Pratt on 23rd November, 1887 in East Dulwich, London, England, UK and educated at Merchant Taylors' School, he is famous for Frankenstein in a career that spans 1909–1969. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Boris Karloff is a member of the following lists: Male actors from London, English male silent film actors and English male voice actors.

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Dating History

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Children

NameGenderBornAge
Sarah Jane
Female23rd November, 193877 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Alien Terror1971Prof. John MayerMovie
Isle of the Snake People1971Carl van MolderMovie
Blind Man's Bluff1970Franz BadulescuMovie
House of Evil1968Matthias MortevalMovie
Targets1968Byron OrlokMovie
Curse of the Crimson Altar1968Professor MarshMovie
The Fear Chamber1968Dr. Karl MantellMovie
The Name of the Game1968Mikhail OrlovTV Show
Mad Monster Party1967Baron Boris von Frankenstein (voice)Movie
The Sorcerers1967Prof. Marcus MonserratMovie
The Venetian Affair1967Dr. Pierre VaugiroudMovie
The Daydreamer1966The RatMovie
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini1966The CorpseMovie
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!1966The GrinchShort Film
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966Mother MuffinTV Show
Die, Monster, Die!1965Nahum WitleyMovie
I Spy1965Don Ernesto SilvandoTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965Mr. SinghTV Show
Bikini Beach1964The Art DealerMovie
Black Sabbath1963Gorca (segment "I Wurdalak")Movie
The Terror1963Baron Victor Frederick Von LeppeMovie
The Comedy of Terrors1963Amos HinchleyMovie
The Raven1963Dr. ScarabusMovie
The Paradine Case1962Judge Lord Thomas HorfieldTV Movie
Theatre '621961Judge Lord Thomas HorfieldTV Show
Route 661960Boris KarloffTV Show
The Dickie Henderson Show1960TV Show
The Secret World of Eddie Hodges1960Captain HookTV Movie
Upgreen - And at 'Em1960Movie
Corridors of Blood1958Dr. BoltonMovie
Frankenstein - 19701958Baron Victor von FrankensteinMovie
The Haunted Strangler1958James RankinMovie
The Juggler of Our Lady1958Narrator (voice)Short Film
Shirley Temple Theatre1958Father KnickerbockerTV Show
The Veil1958Host, Ira Perry, Sgt. Chester WillmoreTV Show
Voodoo Island1957Phillip KnightMovie
Suspicion1957Judge Winthrop GelseyTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Capt. Billy BonesTV Show
Colonel March of Scotland Yard1956Col. Perceval MarchTV Show
Playhouse 901956Mr. KurtzTV Show
Telephone Time1956Dr. PierreTV Show
The Gale Storm Show: Oh, Susanna!1956Boris KarloffTV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Doc DixonTV Show
A Connecticut Yankee1955King ArthurTV Movie
Il mostro dell'isola1954Don GaetanoMovie
Climax!1954Vicar, Dr. Philip NestriTV Show
Sabaka1954Gen. PollegarMovie
The Best of Broadway1954Jonathan BrewsterTV Show
The Elgin Hour1954Mr. MycroftTV Show
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde1953Dr. Henry JekyllMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Henry E. Church, Mr. Blue OceanTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953George RedfordTV Show
The Plymouth Playhouse1953Story One - The ChaseTV Show
The Black Castle1952Dr. MeissenMovie
CBS Television Workshop1952Don QuixoteTV Show
Curtain Call1952TV Show
The Strange Door1951VoltanMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Charles BrandonTV Show
Tales of Tomorrow1951Dr. Henry MarcoTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Mad Scientist - Father, Mad ScientistTV Show
Hollywood Opening Night1951TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Montgomery Royle, Larkin, Sir ArthurTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Bennett KimballTV Show
The Jack Carter Show1950TV Show
Masterpiece Playhouse1950TV Show
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff1949Swami TalpurMovie
The Emperor's Nightingale1949Narrator (English version) (English version, voice)Movie
Suspense1949RasputinTV Show
The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse1949TV Show
Tap Roots1948TishomingoMovie
Studio One in Hollywood1948King ArthurTV Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948Doctor Steven JohnsonTV Show
The Ford Theatre Hour1948Jonathan BrewsterTV Show
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome1947GruesomeMovie
Lured1947Charles van DrutenMovie
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty1947Dr. HollingsheadMovie
Unconquered1947Guyasuta - Chief of the SenecasMovie
Bedlam1946Master George SimsMovie
Lights Out1946TV Show
Isle of the Dead1945Gen. Nikolas PheridesMovie
The Body Snatcher1945Cabman John GrayMovie
House of Frankenstein1944Doctor Gustav NiemannMovie
The Climax1944Dr. Friedrich HohnerMovie
The Boogie Man Will Get You1942Prof. Nathaniel BillingsMovie
The Devil Commands1941Dr. Julian BlairMovie
Before I Hang1940Dr. John GarthMovie
Black Friday1940Dr. Ernest SovacMovie
British Intelligence1940ValdarMovie
Doomed to Die1940James Lee WongMovie
The Ape1940Dr. Bernard AdrianMovie
The Fatal Hour1940James Lee WongMovie
The Man with Nine Lives1940Dr. Leon KravaalMovie
You'll Find Out1940Judge MainwaringMovie
Devil's Island1939Dr. Charles GaudetMovie
Son of Frankenstein1939The MonsterMovie
The Man They Could Not Hang1939Dr. Henryk SavaardMovie
The Mystery of Mr. Wong1939Mr. James Lee WongMovie
Tower of London1939MordMovie
Mr. Wong in Chinatown1939James Lee WongMovie
Mr. Wong, Detective1938Mr. James Lee WongMovie
The Invisible Menace1938JevriesMovie
Night Key1937David MalloryMovie
West of Shanghai1937Wu Yen FangMovie
Charlie Chan at the Opera1936GravelleMovie
The Invisible Ray1936Dr. Janos RukhMovie
The Man Who Lived Again1936Dr. LaurienceMovie
The Walking Dead1936John EllmanMovie
Juggernaut1936Doctor SartoriusMovie
Bride of Frankenstein1935The MonsterMovie
The Black Room1935Baron Gregor de BerghmanMovie
The Raven1935Edmond BatemanMovie
Gift of Gab1934The PhantomMovie
The Black Cat1934Hjalmar PoelzigMovie
The House of Rothschild1934Count LedrantzMovie
The Lost Patrol1934SandersMovie
The Ghoul1933Prof. Henry MorlantMovie
Scarface1932Tom GaffneyMovie
Skyscraper Souls1932Man Approaching Ticket Counter (uncredited)Movie
The Mask of Fu Manchu1932Dr. Fu ManchuMovie
The Mummy1932ImhotepMovie
The Old Dark House1932MorganMovie
Behind the Mask1932Jim HendersonMovie
Business and Pleasure1932Sheik Ali Ben Joseph (uncredited)Movie
Night World1932'Happy' MacDonaldMovie
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood1932Boris KarloffMovie
The Miracle Man1932NikkoMovie
Five Star Final1931IsopodMovie
Frankenstein1931The MonsterMovie
Smart Money1931Sport Williams (uncredited)Movie
The Criminal Code1931GallowayMovie
The Mad Genius1931Fedor's Father (uncredited)Movie
The Yellow Ticket1931Drunken Orderly (uncredited)Movie
Tonight or Never1931WaiterMovie
Cracked Nuts1931Boris - First RevolutionaryMovie
I Like Your Nerve1931Luigi - Pacheco's ButlerMovie
King of the Wild1931MustaphaMovie
Sous les verrous1931Le TigreMovie
The Guilty Generation1931Tony RiccaMovie
The Public Defender1931The ProfessorMovie
The Vanishing Legion1931The Voice (voice, uncredited)Movie
Graft1931'Terry'Movie
Young Donovan's Kid1931Cokey JoeMovie
The Bad One1930Monsieur GastonMovie
The Sea Bat1930CorsicanMovie
The Utah Kid1930Henchman BaxterMovie
Behind That Curtain1929Beetham's ManservantMovie
The Fatal Warning1929MullinsMovie
The King of the Kongo1929Scarface MacklinMovie
The Unholy Night1929Abdul Mohammed Bey - the Hindu Lawyer (uncredited)Movie
Anne Against the World1929Movie
Burning the Wind1929Pug DoranMovie
The Devil's Chaplain1929BorisMovie
The Phantom of the North1929Jules GreggMovie
Two Sisters1929CecilMovie
Sharp Shooters1928Cafe Proprietor (uncredited)Movie
The Vanishing Rider1928The VillainMovie
Vultures of the Sea1928GrouchyMovie
The Little Wild Girl1928Maurice KentMovie
Tarzan and the Golden Lion1927OwazaMovie
Two Arabian Knights1927The PurserMovie
Let It Rain1927CrookMovie
The Love Mart1927FlemingMovie
The Meddlin' Stranger1927Al MeggsMovie
The Phantom Buster1927RamonMovie
The Princess from Hoboken1927PavelMovie
Soft Cushions1927The Chief ConspiratorMovie
Old Ironsides1926Saracen Guard (uncredited)Movie
The Bells1926The MesmeristMovie
The General1926Union General (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
The Man in the Saddle1926RobberMovie
The Nickel-Hopper1926Dance Hall Masher (uncredited)Short Film
The Eagle of the Sea1926Pirate (uncredited)Movie
The Golden Web1926Dave SinclairMovie
The Greater Glory1926Scissors GrinderMovie
Her Honor, the Governor1926Snipe CollinsMovie
Flames1926Blackie BlanchetteMovie
Flaming Fury1926GaspardMovie
Parisian Nights1925PierreMovie
Perils of the Wild1925Movie
The Prairie Wife1925DiegoMovie
Without Mercy1925Madame Gordon's 2nd Henchman (uncredited)Movie
Lady Robinhood1925CabrazaMovie
Forbidden Cargo1925Pietro CastillanoMovie
Dynamite Dan1924Tony GarciaMovie
The Hellion1924The OutlawMovie
Riders of the Plains1924Movie
The Prisoner1923Prince KapolskiMovie
Omar the Tentmaker1922Imam MowaffakMovie
The Altar Stairs1922HugoMovie
The Infidel1922The NabobMovie
The Man from Downing Street1922Maharajah JehanMovie
Nan of the North1922Undetermined Role (uncredited)Movie
The Woman Conquers1922Raoul MarisMovie
The Cave Girl1921BaptisteMovie
The Hope Diamond Mystery1921Priest of Kama-SitaMovie
Without Benefit of Clergy1921Ahmed KhanMovie
Cheated Hearts1921Nei HamidMovie
The Last of the Mohicans1920Indian (uncredited)Movie
The Deadlier Sex1920Jules BorneyMovie
The Courage of Marge O'Doone1920TavishMovie
The Lightning Raider1919Movie
His Majesty, the American1919Henchman in cloth cap (uncredited)Movie
The Masked Rider1919Mexican in saloon, Ch. 2Movie
The Prince and Betty1919Undetermined RoleMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (6)

alexsander99Oct 10, 2013

One of the best actors the genre has ever had.

Violet_ElectricMay 29, 2011

Not only a great actor but... well, he had a cute smile and was pretty fit until the late 40s

Johnny ClarkeJan 1, 2009

I recently visited the cottage Boris lived in in Bramshott UK, `Roundabout` is the most charming cottage owned by a friend of a friend of mine. It has gardens over the road from it that go down to a steam, it`s absoluelty idilic, he must have been very happy there, the cottage is said to be coffin shaped ! and the reason it is called `Roundabout` is because it sits on a `traffic island` ! The plot is triangular, although as it is in the countrside the `island` i`t busy, just small country roads. It`s quite big on the inside.


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

Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship24 yrs, 1 mth
Shortest Relationship3 yrs
Average Relationship Length10 yrs, 11 mths
First Name Boris
Last Name Karloff
Full Name at Birth William Henry Pratt
Alternative Name Karloff the Uncanny, Karloff
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd November, 1887
Birthplace East Dulwich, London, England, UK
Died 2nd February, 1969
Place of Death Midhurst, Sussex, England
Cause of Death Emphysema
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School Merchant Taylors' School
University King's College London
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Frankenstein
Year(s) Active 1909–1969, 1909–1969
Father Edward John Pratt, Jr
Mother Eliza Sarah Millard
Brother brother, Sir John Thomas Pratt
Family Member paternal grandparentEdward John Pratt, paternal grandparent Eliza Julia (Edwards) Pratt, Anna Leonowens aunt, daughter Sara Karloff
Friend Christopher Lee
Associated People Bela Lugosi, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Basil Rathbone, Roger Corman
Pets Raised rare Bedlington Terriers
Favorite Books favorite author was Joseph Conrad
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