(5/5/48) Radio: Appeared in an episode of "The Abbott & Costello Show".
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Mr. Blasko | Béla Lugosi | Mr. Bela Lugosi | Arisztid Olt
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[on being typecast in villain roles] I find that, because of my language and gestures, that I am cataloged as what you call a heavy. My accent stamped me, in the imagination of the producers, as an enemy. Therefore I must be a heavy.
At the time of his death, Lugosi was in such poor financial straits that Frank Sinatra
was rumored to have paid for his funeral. Actually, Bela's widow Hope and ex-wife Lillian actually paid it; Sinatra's only connection to the aging actor was sending him a $1000 check during his drug rehabilitation. The rumor that Boris Karloff attended the funeral was also an urban myth, as he wasn't in ...
Slicked back hair and prominent widow's peak