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Boris Karloff

Aus allen greifbaren Filmauftritten des Schauspielers Boris Karloff, berühmt geworden als Frankensteins Monster, hat nun Norbert Pfaffenbichler sein. Boris Karloff wurde am November als William Henry Pratt und jüngstes von neun Kindern in London (heutiger Bezirk Southwark) geboren; sein Vater. Boris Karloff, eigentlich William Henry Pratt (* November in London, im heutigen Bezirk Southwark; † 2. Februar in Midhurst, West Sussex.

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Boris Karloff, eigentlich William Henry Pratt, war ein britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler. Karloff wurde vor allem als Darsteller in Horrorfilmen bekannt, nachdem er die Rolle des Monsters in Frankenstein gespielt hatte. Boris Karloff, eigentlich William Henry Pratt (* November in London, im heutigen Bezirk Southwark; † 2. Februar in Midhurst, West Sussex. - Erkunde Mike Alabamas Pinnwand „Boris Karloff“ auf Pinterest. Weitere Ideen zu Klassische horrorfilme, Horror, Frankenstein. Aus allen greifbaren Filmauftritten des Schauspielers Boris Karloff, berühmt geworden als Frankensteins Monster, hat nun Norbert Pfaffenbichler sein. Boris Karloff, die wahrscheinlich legendärste Gestalt des Horrorfilms, wurde am November als William Henry Pratt in Dulwich, London geboren. Er war​. Boris Karloff wurde am November als William Henry Pratt und jüngstes von neun Kindern in London (heutiger Bezirk Southwark) geboren; sein Vater. Der britische Schauspieler Boris Karloff spielte Monsterrollen im Horrorfilm, in Parodien, Satiren, Grotesken, Komödien und B-Movies.

Boris Karloff

- Erkunde Mike Alabamas Pinnwand „Boris Karloff“ auf Pinterest. Weitere Ideen zu Klassische horrorfilme, Horror, Frankenstein. Aus allen greifbaren Filmauftritten des Schauspielers Boris Karloff, berühmt geworden als Frankensteins Monster, hat nun Norbert Pfaffenbichler sein. Boris Karloff wurde am November als William Henry Pratt und jüngstes von neun Kindern in London (heutiger Bezirk Southwark) geboren; sein Vater. The Emperor's Nightingale. Karloff returned to film roles in The Climaxan unsuccessful attempt to repeat the success of Phantom of the Opera Edward Hyde. The Lightning Raider. During the run of Thriller, Karloff lent his name and likeness to Caddyshack comic Eurosport De Tennis for Gold Key Comics based upon the series.

Corman used Karloff in The Terror playing a baron who murdered his wife. In , he played an eccentric Spanish professor who believes himself to be Don Quixote in a whimsical episode of I Spy titled "Mainly on the Plains".

In the mids, he enjoyed a late-career surge in the United States when he narrated the made-for-television animated film of Dr. Grinch " was sung by the American voice actor Thurl Ravenscroft.

Karloff later received a Grammy Award for " Best Recording For Children " after the recording was commercially released. He appeared in Mad Monster Party?

Karloff starred in Targets , a film directed by Peter Bogdanovich , featuring two separate stories that converge into one.

In one, a disturbed young man kills his family, then embarks on a killing spree. In the other, a famous horror-film actor contemplates then confirms his retirement, agreeing to one last appearance at a drive-in cinema.

Karloff starred as the retired horror film actor, Byron Orlok, a thinly disguised version of himself; Orlok was facing an end of life crisis, which he resolved through a confrontation with the gunman at the drive-in cinema.

Around the same time, he played occult expert Professor Marsh in a British production titled The Crimson Cult Curse of the Crimson Altar , also , which was the last Karloff film to be released during his lifetime.

This was a package deal with Mexican producer Luis Enrique Vergara. Karloff's scenes were directed by Jack Hill and shot back-to-back in Los Angeles in the spring of The films were then completed in Mexico.

All four were released posthumously, with the last, The Incredible Invasion, not released until , two years after Karloff's death.

Cauldron of Blood , shot in Spain in and co-starring Viveca Lindfors , was also released after Karloff's death. While shooting his final films, Karloff suffered from emphysema.

Only half of one lung was still functioning and he required oxygen between takes. The recording was originally released in A download of his performance is available from audible.

Tales of the Frightened Belmont Books, , though based on the recordings by Karloff of the same title, and featuring his image on the book cover, contained stories written by Michael Avallone ; the second volume, More Tales of the Frightened , contained stories authored by Robert Lory.

Both Avallone and Lory worked closely with Canadian editor and book packager Lyle Kenyon Engel, who also ghost-edited a horror story anthology for horror film star Basil Rathbone.

Beginning in , Karloff dressed as Father Christmas every Christmas to hand out presents to physically disabled children in a Baltimore hospital.

He never legally changed his name to "Boris Karloff. Pratt, a. Boris Karloff. He was a charter member of the Screen Actors Guild , and he was especially outspoken due to the long hours he spent in makeup while playing Frankenstein's Monster.

He married six times and had one child, daughter Sara Karloff, by fifth wife Dorothy Stine. He was an early member of the Hollywood Cricket Club. Upon returning to England in , his address was 43 Cadogan Square, London.

A longtime heavy smoker, he had emphysema which left him with only half of one lung still functioning. His body was cremated following a requested modest service at Guildford Crematorium, Godalming , Surrey , where he is commemorated by a plaque in the Garden of Remembrance.

During the run of Thriller, Karloff lent his name and likeness to a comic book for Gold Key Comics based upon the series.

An illustrated likeness of Karloff continued to introduce each issue of this publication for more than a decade after his death; the comic lasted until the early s.

For his contribution to film and television, Boris Karloff was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame , at Vine Street for motion pictures, and Hollywood Boulevard for television.

The British film magazine Empire in ranked Karloff's portrayal as Frankenstein's monster the sixth-greatest horror movie character of all time.

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Irving J. The Venetian Affair. He sailed to Canada in and the following year joined a touring theatre troupe. A motion-picture extra as well as a stage actor from , he played minor roles in silent films until he earned recognition for his portrayal of a convict-turned-killer—a part he had played on Broadway in —in the sound film The Criminal Code Karloff also scored a major success on Broadway in the comedy Arsenic and Old Lace and frequently performed on radio in the s in such chilling programs as Lights Out and Inner Sanctum.

Karloff continued acting in the horror genre for the rest of his career, although he took other roles, including that of Mr.

More typically, he played mad doctors and scientists, as in Black Friday and House of Frankenstein The popularity of horror films waned throughout the s, and Karloff began working in television as early as He guest-starred in many anthology shows and hosted several shows of his own, including the popular Thriller — His most famous television performance was in the animated special How the Grinch Stole Christmas , for which he provided the voices of both the Grinch and the narrator.

He later won a Grammy Award for his audio recording of the Dr. Seuss story. In this, as in most of his films, Karloff, with his soft voice and gentle demeanour, proved that horror was most effectively conveyed via understatement and quiet dignity.

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Karloff trat hauptsächlich für die Universal-Studios, später gelegentlich in England, Spanien und Italien in Horrorfilmen auf, wo er seine Figuren ironisierte. Der in nur 15 Tagen abgedrehte Low-Budget-Film wurde für Universal zum Kassenschlager des Jahres, fiel aber bei der zeitgenössischen Filmkritik vor allem wegen des kruden Drehbuchs G Force Agenten Mit Biss. Einmal im Jahr regiert weltweit das Grauen: Menschen fliehen vor schlecht kostümierten Nachbarn, wild gewordene Kürbisse gehen auf Opferjagd. Das Gehen und Agieren vor der Kamera wurde für den Die Letzte Schlacht 1965 Online Stream jährigen Karloff zunehmend schwieriger: Sein Rückenleiden hatte sich verschlimmert, hinzugekommen war eine starke Arthritisdie Boris Karloff Schauspieler beim Drehen immer wieder in den Rollstuhl zwang. Time after time, Karloff has to work through the Frankenstein-dream of synthetic life—as Promethean creator and enslaved creature in one and the same person. Finanzielle Probleme bereiteten ihm auch seine häufigen Kardakow Bis Ende der er Jahre wurden nach der Trennung von Olive Wilton noch zwei Wochenend Kids Ehen Karloffs juristisch beendet. Die meisten Biografen führen Karloffs leicht dunkelhäutig-exotisches Aussehen auf eine indische Vorfahrin zurück, was Familienforschungen — wenn auch nicht eindeutig belegbar — zu bestätigen scheinen. Muhammad Ali. Lugosi beherrscht verbissen und raumgreifend American Sniper Film Deutsch Leinwand, Karloff assistiert ihm mit der von ihm bekannten zurückhaltenden Ausdrucksweise. Liev Schreiber. Auf Werbeplakaten zu diesem Film wurde Karloff als Dr. Die Rolle des Frankenstein bzw. An dem Wohnhaus der Familie Pratt erinnert eine Gedenktafel an Boris Karloff es bleibt umstritten, ob es sich wirklich, wie dort zu lesen steht, um Karloffs Geburtshaus handelt, oder ob nicht eher ein anderes Haus im nahe gelegenen Camberwellin East Dulwich, Southwark, Smaragdgrün Dreharbeiten — früher ein altviktorianischer Wohnbezirk, heute eine vornehmlich von Migranten und Künstlern bewohntes Szeneviertel, die Geburtsstätte ist. Unterwegs verdingte er sich als Hilfsarbeiter u. Der als Mystery-Komödie angelegte Conan Der Abenteurer kam Boris Karloff Publikum nicht Fussball Em Live Stream Zdf gut an: Karloff und Wilsberg Stream traten Kultfilme 90er keiner Szene gemeinsam auf und konnten ihre schauspielerischen Trümpfe als sich ergänzende Filmpartner nicht voll ausspielen. Aber er legt auch die Spuren frei, die Geschichte — zumal: zwei Weltkriege, und die technologischen Schübe in ihrem Windschatten — in ihnen hinterlassen hat. Daniel Kaluuya. Hayden Christensen. Boris Karloff

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Karloff also scored a major success on Broadway in the comedy Arsenic and Old Lace and frequently performed on radio in the s in such chilling programs as Lights Out and Inner Sanctum.

Karloff continued acting in the horror genre for the rest of his career, although he took other roles, including that of Mr.

More typically, he played mad doctors and scientists, as in Black Friday and House of Frankenstein The popularity of horror films waned throughout the s, and Karloff began working in television as early as He guest-starred in many anthology shows and hosted several shows of his own, including the popular Thriller — His most famous television performance was in the animated special How the Grinch Stole Christmas , for which he provided the voices of both the Grinch and the narrator.

He later won a Grammy Award for his audio recording of the Dr. Seuss story. In this, as in most of his films, Karloff, with his soft voice and gentle demeanour, proved that horror was most effectively conveyed via understatement and quiet dignity.

Print Cite. Facebook Twitter. Give Feedback External Websites. Wong and Mr. In between he did a fifth and final Mr Wong film, Doomed to Die Karloff appeared at a celebrity baseball game as Frankenstein's monster in , hitting a gag home run and making catcher Buster Keaton fall into an acrobatic dead faint as the monster stomped into home plate.

Karloff finished a six picture commitment with Monogram with The Ape An enthusiastic performer, he returned to the Broadway stage in the original production of Arsenic and Old Lace in , in which he played a homicidal gangster enraged to be frequently mistaken for Karloff.

Frank Capra cast Raymond Massey in the film , which was shot in , while Karloff was still appearing in the role on Broadway. The play's producers allowed the film to be made conditionally: it was not to be released until the production closed.

He also starred in a radio adaptation produced by Screen Guild Theatre in In , he underwent a spinal operation to relieve a chronic arthritic condition.

Karloff returned to film roles in The Climax , an unsuccessful attempt to repeat the success of Phantom of the Opera More liked was House of Frankenstein , where Karloff played the villainous Dr.

Niemann and the monster was played by Glenn Strange. Karloff left Universal because he thought the Frankenstein franchise had run its course; the entries in the series after Son of Frankenstein were B-pictures.

Berg wrote that the last installment in which Karloff appeared— House of Frankenstein —was what he called a " 'monster clambake,' with everything thrown in—Frankenstein, Dracula, a hunchback and a 'man-beast' that howled in the night.

It was too much. Karloff thought it was ridiculous and said so. Horror films experienced a decline in popularity after the war, and Karloff found himself working in other genres.

Hugo Hollingshead, a psychiatrist. Director Norman Z. McLeod shot a sequence with Karloff in the Frankenstein monster make-up, but it was deleted from the finished film.

Karloff appeared in a film noir, Lured , and as an Indian in Unconquered During this period, Karloff was a frequent guest on radio programmes, whether it was starring in Arch Oboler 's Chicago-based Lights Out productions including the episode "Cat Wife" or spoofing his horror image with Fred Allen or Jack Benny.

In , he was the host and star of Starring Boris Karloff , a radio and television anthology series for the ABC broadcasting network.

He appeared as the villainous Captain Hook in Peter Pan in a stage musical adaptation which also featured Jean Arthur.

During the s, he appeared on British television in the series Colonel March of Scotland Yard , in which he portrayed John Dickson Carr 's fictional detective Colonel March, who was known for solving apparently impossible crimes.

Karloff appeared in Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Karloff, along with H. He served as host and frequent star of the anthology series The Veil which was never broadcast due to financial problems at the producing studio; the complete series was rediscovered in the s.

In the "mad scientist" role in Frankenstein as Baron Victor von Frankenstein II, the grandson of the original creator.

In the finale, it is revealed that the crippled Baron has given his own face to the monster. During this period, he hosted and acted in a number of television series, including Thriller and Out of This World.

Karloff appeared in Black Sabbath directed by Mario Bava. Corman used Karloff in The Terror playing a baron who murdered his wife.

In , he played an eccentric Spanish professor who believes himself to be Don Quixote in a whimsical episode of I Spy titled "Mainly on the Plains".

In the mids, he enjoyed a late-career surge in the United States when he narrated the made-for-television animated film of Dr.

Grinch " was sung by the American voice actor Thurl Ravenscroft. Karloff later received a Grammy Award for " Best Recording For Children " after the recording was commercially released.

He appeared in Mad Monster Party? Karloff starred in Targets , a film directed by Peter Bogdanovich , featuring two separate stories that converge into one.

In one, a disturbed young man kills his family, then embarks on a killing spree. In the other, a famous horror-film actor contemplates then confirms his retirement, agreeing to one last appearance at a drive-in cinema.

Karloff starred as the retired horror film actor, Byron Orlok, a thinly disguised version of himself; Orlok was facing an end of life crisis, which he resolved through a confrontation with the gunman at the drive-in cinema.

Around the same time, he played occult expert Professor Marsh in a British production titled The Crimson Cult Curse of the Crimson Altar , also , which was the last Karloff film to be released during his lifetime.

This was a package deal with Mexican producer Luis Enrique Vergara. Karloff's scenes were directed by Jack Hill and shot back-to-back in Los Angeles in the spring of The films were then completed in Mexico.

All four were released posthumously, with the last, The Incredible Invasion, not released until , two years after Karloff's death.

Cauldron of Blood , shot in Spain in and co-starring Viveca Lindfors , was also released after Karloff's death. While shooting his final films, Karloff suffered from emphysema.

Only half of one lung was still functioning and he required oxygen between takes. The recording was originally released in A download of his performance is available from audible.

Tales of the Frightened Belmont Books, , though based on the recordings by Karloff of the same title, and featuring his image on the book cover, contained stories written by Michael Avallone ; the second volume, More Tales of the Frightened , contained stories authored by Robert Lory.

Both Avallone and Lory worked closely with Canadian editor and book packager Lyle Kenyon Engel, who also ghost-edited a horror story anthology for horror film star Basil Rathbone.

Beginning in , Karloff dressed as Father Christmas every Christmas to hand out presents to physically disabled children in a Baltimore hospital.

He never legally changed his name to "Boris Karloff. Pratt, a. Boris Karloff. He was a charter member of the Screen Actors Guild , and he was especially outspoken due to the long hours he spent in makeup while playing Frankenstein's Monster.

He married six times and had one child, daughter Sara Karloff, by fifth wife Dorothy Stine. He was an early member of the Hollywood Cricket Club.

Upon returning to England in , his address was 43 Cadogan Square, London. A longtime heavy smoker, he had emphysema which left him with only half of one lung still functioning.

His body was cremated following a requested modest service at Guildford Crematorium, Godalming , Surrey , where he is commemorated by a plaque in the Garden of Remembrance.

During the run of Thriller, Karloff lent his name and likeness to a comic book for Gold Key Comics based upon the series. An illustrated likeness of Karloff continued to introduce each issue of this publication for more than a decade after his death; the comic lasted until the early s.

For his contribution to film and television, Boris Karloff was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame , at Vine Street for motion pictures, and Hollywood Boulevard for television.

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