William Henry Pratt , better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor. Karloff is best remembered for his roles in horror films and his portrayal of Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein , Bride of Frankenstein , and Son of Frankenstein . His popularity following Frankenstein was such that for a brief time he was billed simply as "Karloff" or "Karloff the Uncanny." His best-known non-horror role is as the Grinch, as well as the narrator, in the animated television special of Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! . Karloff was born at 36 Forest Hill Road, Honor Oak,...
|Birthdate:||November 23, 1887|
|Date of death:||February 2, 1969|
|Education:||University of London, Enfield Grammar School|
|Also known as:||William Henry Pratt, Karloff the Uncanny, William H. Pratt|