Boris Karloff

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William Henry Pratt, better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, 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).

William Henry Pratt, better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, 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).

Birth Name

William Henry Pratt

Born

Wednesday, 23 November 1887

Died

Sunday, 02 February 1969

Actor Filmography

Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster Self - Interviewee / (Archive Footage) 2021
Shadowlands Baron Victor Frederick Von Leppe 2018
Jack Pierce, the Maker of Monsters Self (archive footage) 2015
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks Byron Orlok, Cabman John Gray 2014
Monster Madness: The Golden Age of the Horror Film The Monster / Sanders / Morgan / Hjalmar Poelzig / Imhotep / Dr. Fu Manchu / Cabman John Gray / Doctor Gustav Niemann 2014
A Masque of Madness (Notes on Film 06-B, Monologue 02) (archive footage) / Self (archive footage) 2013
Dante's Domicile Baron Victor Frederick Von Leppe / Eric 2013
The Complete Bob Wilkins Creature Features 2012
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Dr. Scarabus 2011
Prophets of Science Fiction The Monster in 'Frankenstein' 2011
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster Self - Interviewee / (Archive Footage) 2021
Shadowlands Baron Victor Frederick Von Leppe 2018
Jack Pierce, the Maker of Monsters Self (archive footage) 2015
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks Byron Orlok, Cabman John Gray 2014
Monster Madness: The Golden Age of the Horror Film The Monster / Sanders / Morgan / Hjalmar Poelzig / Imhotep / Dr. Fu Manchu / Cabman John Gray / Doctor Gustav Niemann 2014
A Masque of Madness (Notes on Film 06-B, Monologue 02) (archive footage) / Self (archive footage) 2013
Dante's Domicile Baron Victor Frederick Von Leppe / Eric 2013
The Complete Bob Wilkins Creature Features 2012
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Dr. Scarabus 2011
Prophets of Science Fiction The Monster in 'Frankenstein' 2011
These Amazing Shadows The Monster (clip from Frankenstein (1931)) 2011
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss The Monster / Morgan / Cabman John Gray 2010
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self 2010
Happy Tears Imhotep 2009
He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce Self 2008
One for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead' John Ellman 2008
The Fallen Vampire Himself (archive footage) / Self 2007
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness ?, The Monster, Imhotep, Kharis in flashback, bandaging sequence, Kharis, Morgan, Baron Victor Frederick Von Leppe / Eric, Baron Victor von Frankenstein, Cabman John Gray, Doctor Gustav Niemann, Dr. Henryk Savaard, Dr. Scarabus, Frankenstein Monster in Dream Sequence, Hjalmar Poelzig / Edmond Bateman 2007
Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself (archive footage) / Self 2007
Lugosi, the Dark Prince Self / Self (archive footage) 2006
Karloff, the Gentle Monster Self (archive footage) 2006
Terror in the Tropics Mr. Wong / Mr. Wong (archive footage) 2006
Bones Imhotep 2005
Edgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off-Screen (archive footage) 2004
Hit Celebrity TV Commercials Self - for A-1 Steak Sauce 2004
The Mesmerist (archive footage) 2003
Extra Weird Self 2003
Hollywood Rivals Self 2001
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies Self 2001
Heroes of Horror Various Roles (Archive Footage) / Self / Frankenstein's Monster / Narrator & The Grinch / Prof. Morlant / Byron Orlok / Gorca 2001
The American Nightmare Self 2000
Angela's Ashes Imhotep 1999
The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster The Monster / Mad Scientist / Himself (Archival) 1999
Monster by Moonlight! The Immortal Saga of 'The Wolf Man' (archive footage) / Archive Footage 1999
Universal Horror Self / (archive footage) 1998
History's Mysteries Monster 1998
100 Years of Horror Self 1996
100 Years of Horror: The Frankenstein Family Self 1996
Empire of the Censors Self 1995
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Special Edition (voice) (archive footage) / (voice - archive footage) 1994
Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld (archive footage) 1994
In Search of Dr. Seuss The Grinch 1994
It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein (archive footage) 1994
Natural Born Killers The Monster 1994
EBN: Commercial Entertainment Product Frankenstein's Monster 1992
Hooray for Horrorwood Self 1991
Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook The Monster / Doctor Gustav Niemann / Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Hyde / Baron Victor von Frankenstein 1991
The Horror Hall of Fame Inductee 1990
Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home to Self / (archive footage) 1990
Transylvania Twist Self / Man in Room 1990
Shocker The Monster 1989
Father Dowling Mysteries Imhotep 1989
Murphy Brown Self / opening credits 1988
Monsters & Maniacs Self 1988
Biography (archive footage), Self 1987
American Masters Fu Manchu 1986
Horrible Horror Gruesome, In clips from 'Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome' 1986
Moonlighting Frankenstein's Monster 1985
Terror in the Aisles The Monster 1984
The Horror of It All Frankenstein / Cabman John Gray 1983
The Horror Show (archive footage) 1979
Brother Can You Spare a Dime Self / (archive footage) 1975
Madhouse Clip from 'The Raven' / (archive footage) 1974
House of Evil Matthias Morteval 1972
Alien Terror Prof. John Mayer 1971
Isle of the Snake People Carl van Molder / Damballah 1971
Hatchet for the Honeymoon Gorca / Gorca (archive footage) 1970
McCloud Hjalmar Poelzig 1970
Cauldron of Blood Franz Badulescu 1970
The Crimson Cult Professor John Marsh 1968
The Name of the Game Mikhail Orlov 1968
Targets Byron Orlok 1968
Fear Chamber Dr. Carl Mandel / Dr. Karl Mantell 1968
The Movie Orgy Self (archival footage) 1968
The Sorcerers Prof. Marcus Monserrat 1967
Mad Monster Party Baron Boris von Frankenstein / Baron Boris von Frankenstein (voice) 1967
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Grinch / Narrator / The Grinch (voice) 1966
The Venetian Affair Dr. Pierre Vaugiroud 1966
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Mother Muffin 1966
The Daydreamer The Rat (voice) / The Rat 1966
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini The Corpse 1966
Hollywood My Home Town Self 1965
Die, Monster, Die! Nahum Witley 1965
The Wild Wild West Mr. Singh 1965
I Spy Don Ernesto Silvando 1965
Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look at... Various 1964
ABC's Nightlife Self 1964
Ensign Pulver film clip from 'The Walking Dead' 1964
Bikini Beach Art Dealer / The Art Dealer 1964
Shindig! Singer / Self - Guest Host 1964
The Comedy of Terrors Amos Hinchley 1964
A Fool's World Himself - Narrator / Self - Narrator 1964
Hollywood and the Stars The Monster in Frankenstein's segment 1963
The Judy Garland Show Self 1963
Black Sabbath Gorca (segment "I Wurdalak") / Gorca (segment "The Wurdalak") 1963
The Terror Eric / Baron Victor Frederick Von Leppe 1963
The Raven Dr. Scarabus 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
Out of This World Self - Host 1962
Arsenic & Old Lace Jonathan Brewster 1962
Theatre '62 Judge Lord Thomas Horfield 1961
Days of Thrills and Laughter Self 1961
Route 66 Boris Karloff 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
Thriller Self / Host, Self - Host / Host, Clayton Mace / Self / Host, Dr. Albert Farnham / Self - Host / Host, Dr. Konrad Markesan / Self / Host, Dr. Thorne / Self - Host / Host, Pop Jenkins / Col. Jackson Beauregard Finchess / Self / Host 1960
Sunday Showcase Self - Host 1959
Corridors of Blood Dr. Bolton / Dr. Thomas Bolton 1958
The Garry Moore Show Self 1958
Frankenstein 1970 Baron Victor von Frankenstein / Baron Viktor von Frankenstein 1958
The Haunted Strangler James Rankin 1958
Destination Nightmare Host / Ira Perry / Pete Wade Sr. / Professor Charles Goncourt / Morgan Debs 1958
The Betty White Show Self 1958
Shirley Temple's Storybook Father Knickerbocker / Narrator 1958
Jack the Ripper Host / Capt. John Elwood / Jonas Atterbury / Dr. Francis Mason 1958
The Veil Captain Elwood / Host, Dr. Carlo Marcabienti, Dr. Mason / Host, Dr. Pierre, Host / Andre Giraud, Host / Ira Perry, Host / Morgan Debs, Host / Professor Charles Goncourt, Jonas Atterbury, Pete Wade Sr., Self - Host, Sgt. Willmore / Host 1958
The Juggler of Our Lady Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1957
Suspicion Judge Winthrop Gelsey 1957
The DuPont Show of the Month Capt. Billy Bones 1957
The Gisele MacKenzie Show Self 1957
The Lux Show Self 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Voodoo Island Phillip Knight 1957
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Self 1956
Playhouse 90 Guibert, Mr. Kurtz, Ward Allen 1956
The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna Boris Karloff 1956
The Rosemary Clooney Show Self 1956
Telephone Time Dr. Pierre 1956
The Alcoa Hour Doc Dixon 1955
Colonel March of Scotland Yard Colonel March Of Scotland Yard, Col. Perceval March / Colonel March Of Scotland Yard 1954
This Is Your Life Self 1955
Frankie Laine Time Self 1955
A Connecticut Yankee King Arthur 1955
The Donald O'Connor Show Major Role 1954
Sabaka Gen. Pollegar / General Pollegar 1954
Climax! Dr. Philip Nestri, Vicar Tellworth 1954
The Elgin Hour Mr. Mycroft 1954
The George Gobel Show Himself 1954
The Best of Broadway Jonathan Brewster 1954
The Island Monster Don Gaetano 1954
The United States Steel Hour George Redford 1953
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Mr. Hyde / Dr. Henry Jekyll 1953
Colonel March Investigates Colonel March 1953
The Plymouth Playhouse starring in 'The Chase' and 'The Reticence of Cody Anne', Story One - The Chase 1953
General Electric Theater Mr. Blue Ocean, Henry E. Church 1953
The Black Castle Dr. Meissen 1952
This Is Your Life Self 1950
I've Got a Secret Self - Guest 1952
Quick as a Flash Self 1952
CBS Television Workshop Don Quixote 1952
Schlitz Playhouse Charles Brandon 1951
The Red Skelton Hour Boris Karloff, Mad Scientist 1951
Tales of Tomorrow Dr. Henry Marco 1951
The Strange Door Voltan 1951
Down You Go Himself 1951
All Star Revue Himself 1950
Lux Video Theatre Larkin, Montgomery Royle, Sir Arthur 1950
TV Club Self 1950
The Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter Self 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents Bennett Kimball 1950
The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue Self 1949
Inside U.S.A. with Chevrolet Self 1949
The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse Self - Host, Himself - Host 1949
Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet the Killer Boris Karloff Swami Talpur 1949
The Fred Waring Show Self 1949
The Emperor's Nightingale Narrator (English version) 1949
Suspense Bronson, Rasputin, Toff 1949
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall 1948
Who Said That? Self 1948
Celebrity Time Himself 1948
Studio One King Arthur, Professor Koernig, Skaggs 1948
The Ford Theatre Hour Jonathan Brewster 1948
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre Doctor Steven Johnson 1948
Tap Roots Tishomingo 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self 1948
We, the People Self - Actor 1948
Unconquered Guyasuta - Chief of the Senecas / Guyasuta, Chief of the Senecas 1947
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome - Ralph Byrd As Dick Tracy, Featuring Boris Karloff Gruesome 1947
Lured Charles van Druten 1947
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Dr. Hugo Hollingshead 1947
Bedlam Master George Sims / George Sims 1946
House of Dracula Frankenstein Monster in Dream Sequence 1945
Isle of the Dead Gen. Nikolas Pherides 1945
The Body Snatcher Cabman John Gray / John Gray 1945
The Mummy's Curse 1944
House of Frankenstein Doctor Gustav Niemann / Dr. Gustav Niemann 1944
The Climax Dr. Friedrich Hohner 1944
The Boogie Man Will Get You Prof. Nathaniel Billings 1942
The Devil Commands Dr. Julian Blair 1941
You'll Find Out Judge Spencer Mainwaring 1940
The Ape Dr. Bernard Adrian 1940
The Mummy's Hand Kharis 1940
Before I Hang Dr. John Garth 1940
Doomed to Die James Lee Wong 1940
The Man with Nine Lives Dr. Leon Kravaal 1940
Black Friday Dr. Ernest Sovac 1940
British Intelligence Valdar 1940
The Fatal Hour James Lee Wong 1940
Tower of London Mord 1939
The Man They Could Not Hang Dr. Henryk Savaard 1939
Mr. Wong in Chinatown James Lee Wong / Mr. James Lee Wong 1939
The Mystery of Mr. Wong Mr. James Lee Wong / James Lee Wong 1939
Son of Frankenstein The Monster 1939
Devil's Island Dr. Charles Gaudet 1939
Mr. Wong, Detective Mr. James Lee Wong 1938
The Invisible Menace Jevries 1938
West of Shanghai Wu Yen Fang 1937
Night Key David Mallory 1937
Breakdowns of 1937 Himself / Self 1937
Cinema Circus Karloff / Himself 1937
Charlie Chan at the Opera Gravelle 1936
The Man Who Lived Again Dick Haslewood / Dr. Laurience 1936
Juggernaut Doctor Sartorius / Dr. Victor Sartorius 1936
The Walking Dead John Ellman 1936
The Invisible Ray Dr. Janos Rukh 1936
The Black Room Anton de Berghman / Baron Gregor de Berghman 1935
The Raven Edmond Bateman 1935
The Bride of Frankenstein The Monster 1935
Gift of Gab The Phantom / Himself 1934
The Black Cat Hjalmar Poelzig 1934
The House of Rothschild Count Ledrantz 1934
The Lost Patrol Sanders 1934
The Ghoul Prof. Henry Morlant / Prof. Morlant 1933
Boo! Frankenstein's Monster (edited from "Frankenstein") 1932
The Mask of Fu Manchu Dr. Fu Manchu 1932
The Old Dark House Morgan 1932
Skyscraper Souls Man Approaching Ticket Counter 1932
Night World 'Happy' MacDonald 1932
Scarface Gaffney 1932
The Miracle Man Nikko 1932
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood Boris Karloff 1932
Behind the Mask Jim Henderson 1932
Business and Pleasure Sheik Ali Ben Joseph 1932
The Mummy Imhotep / Ardath Bey 1932
Frankenstein The Monster 1931
The Guilty Generation Tony Ricca 1931
The Mad Genius Fedor's Father 1931
The Yellow Ticket Drunken Orderly 1931
Graft 'Terry' / Terry 1931
I Like Your Nerve Luigi - Pacheco's Butler 1931
Five Star Final T. Vernon Isopod 1931
The Public Defender The Professor 1931
Smart Money Sport Williams 1931
Young Donovan's Kid Cokey Joe 1931
The Vanishing Legion The Voice (voice) / The Voice 1931
Cracked Nuts Boris - First Revolutionary 1931
King of the Wild Mustapha 1931
Tonight or Never Waiter 1931
The Criminal Code Galloway / Ned Galloway 1930
The Utah Kid Henchman Baxter / Baxter - Henchman 1930
The Sea Bat Corsican 1930
The Bad One Monsieur Gaston 1930
The Unholy Night Abdul Mohammed Bey - the Hindu Lawyer / The Hindu Lawyer 1929
The King of the Kongo Scarface Macklin 1929
Behind That Curtain Beetham's Manservant / Beetham's Manservent 1929
The Phantom of the North Jules Gregg 1929
Two Sisters Cecil 1929
The Fatal Warning Mullins 1929
Sharp Shooters Cafe Proprietor 1928
Two Arabian Knights The Purser / Purser 1927
The Phantom Buster Ramon 1927
Tarzan and the Golden Lion Owaza 1927
Old Ironsides Saracen Guard 1926
The Nickel-Hopper Dance Hall Masher 1926
The Golden Web Dave Sinclair 1926
The Bells The Mesmerist 1926
The Greater Glory Scissors Grinder 1926
Never the Twain Shall Meet 1925
Dynamite Dan Tony Garcia 1924
The Cave Girl Baptiste 1921
The Hope Diamond Mystery Priest of Kama-Sita / Dakar 1921
The Last of the Mohicans Indian 1920
His Majesty, the American Henchman in cloth cap 1919
The Lightning Raider 1919
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