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Mr. Blasko | Béla Lugosi | Arisztid Olt
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
Never has a role so influenced and dominated an actor's role as has the role of Dracula. He [Dracula] has, at times, infused me with prosperity and, at other times, he has drained me of everything.
Lugosi was contracted to appear in "Dracula's Daughter" (1936) at a salary of $4,000, but the original script in which the character appeared was rejected by Universal. The final script did not involve Dracula, except for an insert shot of him in his coffin, but Lugosi was paid off, earning $500 more for not appearing in "Dracula's Daughter" than he earned for starring in "Dracula" (1931).
The role of Count Dracula