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Birth Name: William Henry Pratt

Born: 23 November 1887 Died: 2 February 1969

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 5' 11"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Evelyn Hope Helmore


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Boris Karloff Videos

Boris Karloff Interview (1957)

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Movie Legends - Boris Karloff V2

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Description: William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff (/ˈkɑːrlɒf/), was an English actor who was primarily known for his roles in horror films. He portrayed Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935) and Son of Frankenstein (1939). He also appeared as Imhotep in The Mummy (1932). In non-horror roles, he is best known to modern audiences for narrating and as the voice of Grinch in the animated television special of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966). For his contribution to film and television, Boris Karloff was awarded two s ... (more)
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