STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 18,787 this week

Colin Clive (1900–1937)


Who could forget Colin Clive's "It's Alive! It's Alive!" as he melted to the floor mumbling the same over and over in ecstasy after his success at animating the Monster in the first sound version of Frankenstein (1931). Film history - horror film history - but part of a short history for actor Colin Clive - he died at 37 years of age. The son of a... See full bio »

Watch the Latest Episode of "The IMDb Show"

Katee Sackhoff talks about what it's like to be a part of "Star Wars: Rebels" and reveals the inspiration for her character on "The Flash." Plus, we get our Jedi on and learn how to wield a lightsaber.

Watch the show

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 28 people
created 17 Apr 2012
 
a list of 30 people
created 14 Sep 2013
 
a list of 35 images
created 21 Jul 2014
 
a list of 22 people
created 09 Mar 2015
 
a list of 70 people
created 6 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Colin Clive's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Frankenstein
Frankenstein Henry Frankenstein
(1931)
Bride of Frankenstein
Bride of Frankenstein Henry Frankenstein
(1935)
Mad Love
Mad Love Stephen Orlac
(1935)
Journey's End
Journey's End Capt. Denis Stanhope
(1930)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (18 credits)
 1937 The Woman I Love
Capt. Thelis
 1937 History Is Made at Night
Bruce Vail
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo
Lord Eric Reynolds
 1935 Mad Love
Stephen Orlac
 1935 The Girl from 10th Avenue
John Marland
 1935 Bride of Frankenstein
Henry Frankenstein
 1935 The Right to Live
Maurice
 1935 Clive of India
Capt. Johnstone
 1934 Jane Eyre
Edward Rochester
 1934 One More River
Sir Gerald Corven
 1934 The Key
Capt. Andrew 'Andy' Kerr
 1933 Looking Forward
Geoffrey Fielding
 1933 Christopher Strong
Sir Christopher Strong
 1932 Lily Christine
Rupert Harvey
 1931 The Stronger Sex
Warren Barrington
 1931 Frankenstein
Henry Frankenstein
 1930 Journey's End
Capt. Denis Stanhope
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (18 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Rudolf Friml and Herbert Stothart's musical, "Rose Marie," at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with Edith Day, Derek Oldham, Nelson Keys, and Clarice Hardwicke in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[to Louis Hayward on the set of "The Woman I Love"] My dear sir, get out of this business. It'll kill you; it'll kill you.

Trivia:

May be the only cinema's Dr. Frankenstein to be taller (by about an inch) than the actor playing his monster, Boris Karloff. This inconsistency is not apparent in the films, since Karloff added on considerable size with lifts and padding. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page

How to Wield a Lightsaber

Legendary sword choreographer Tim Weske teaches our "IMDb Show" Jedis the basics of lightsaber combat. Plus, we break down the origins of some iconic Star Wars creatures.

Watch now