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Boris Karloff
Original name: William Henry Pratt
Birth: Nov. 23, 1887
Dulwich
Greater London, England
Death: Feb. 2, 1969
Chichester
West Sussex, England

Actor. Born William Henry Pratt in Victorian England, Boris Karloff was a truly gentle person who nevertheless left us a memorable legacy of screen horrors. After more than 70 unremarkable films, he was tapped to play the "monster" in "Frankenstein" in 1931, and made the character his imperishable own. In 1932 he was "The Mummy;" in 1935, he returned to his earlier role in "The Bride of Frankenstein," possibly a greater movie than the original. He went on to roles in innumerable films, plays and television programs; capped, perhaps, by his narration of "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" in 1966. He was well loved not just by his fans, but by all of Hollywood, for his greatest character - his own. (bio by: Portia) 
 
Burial:
Guildford Crematorium
Guildford
Guildford Borough
Surrey, England
Plot: Garden of Remembrance, his name is on a marker under a rosebush. Plot 2, on the left hand side as yo
 
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TO ONE OF MY FAVORITE ACTORS, GOD BLESS YOU BORIS KARLOFF LOVE SUZAN
- Suz Valentino
 Added: Oct. 23, 2014

- ~MM
 Added: Oct. 23, 2014
God bless you throughout Autumn, the beautiful, fiery season of the Harvest. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Oct. 23, 2014
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