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About Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff, originally named William Henry Pratt, was Universal's second casting choice for 'Frankenstein.' Expanding on his brilliant interpretation in that film, he followed up with 'The Bride of Frankenstein,' which many regard as superior to its predecessor.

Karloff reigned as King of horror into the 1960's, making the transition to television (including the 'Thriller' series) after dozens of high-quality horror on film.