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Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff headshot


Height:5' 11" (1.81 m)

Trademarks:Heavy eyebrows Slight British accent with a marked lisp Deep smooth voice Gaunt bony features Frequently cast by James Whale Often plays imposing, sinister villains Changing faces a la Lon Chaney via heavy makeup by Jack Pierce Making audiences feel sorry for his evil characters by displaying extreme frailty and vulnerability, even when the material didn't call for it Pronounced widow's peak


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The Old Dark House

Directed By: James Whale Starring: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 27th April 2018 Age Rating: PG Runtime: 69 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

Colour Out Of Space

Directed By: Daniel Haller Starring: Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Freda Jackson...
Releasing in UK cinemas Friday 28th February 2020 Age Rating: TBC Runtime: 80 mins Language: English Next Showing: In 1 cinema on Friday 27th March 2020. View Listings
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Last update was at 08:58 23rd February 2020