Appeared (as "Dracula") in "Dracula", New Haven, CT.
7 Biographical Movies |
16 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
25 Articles |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
Olt Arisztid | Mr. Blasko | Albert Lugesi | Béla Lugosi | Mr. Bela Lugosi | Arisztid Olt
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
[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.
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
(1936) than he earned for starring in Dracula
Slicked back hair and prominent widow's peak