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Mary Shelley (I) (1797–1851)


Her remains (and those of her father) are interred at St Peter's Church in Bournemouth town centre in southern England. See more trivia »


(age 53) in London, England, UK

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 2015 Victor Frankenstein (novel "Frankenstein")
 2015 AXI: Avengers of eXtreme Illusions (TV Series) (based on the book by - 1 episode)
- Monsterz (2015) ... (based on the book by)
 2015 Monsterz (Short) (based on the book by)
 2015 The Sick and Twisted Tale of Frankenstein (certain characters)
 2014 I, Frankenstein (characters)
 2013 Army of Frankensteins (characters)
 2013 Frankenstein's Master (Short) (original novel)
 2013 The Frankenstein Theory (characters)
 2013 Frankenstein's Army (characters - uncredited)
 2010 Spark of Being (inspired by Frankenstein)
 2010 The Prometheus Project (novel "Frankenstein")
 2010 Child of Frankenstein (Short) (based on a concept by)
 2010 Frankenstein Rising (characters by)
 2010 Bikini Frankenstein (Video) (novel)
 2008 The Last Man (novel)
 2005 Frankenstein Reborn (characters - uncredited)
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie) (certain original characters - uncredited)
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Mini-Series) (book "Frankenstein")
 2002 La sangre de Frankenstein (Video) (novel "Frankenstein")
 1999 Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (Video) (character - uncredited)
 1998 Dead Time Tales (Video) (story "The Transformation" - segment "Cold Feet", as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
 1996 Frankenstein: Through the Eyes of the Monster (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Monster Mash: The Movie (characters - uncredited)
 1995 Frankenstein (Video) (novel - uncredited)
 1992 Frankenstein (TV Movie) (novel)
 1990 Frankenstein (Video Game) (novel)
 1990 Edison's Frankenstein (Short) (novel)
 1989 O Frankenstein de Moisés Neto - Versão Muda (Video short) (novel)
 1988 Frankenstein General Hospital (novel "Frankenstein")
 1987 Flesh for Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
 1987 Frankenstein (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Frankenstein's Aunt (TV Series) (characters: Frankenstein - 7 episodes)
- Die Hochzeit (1987) ... (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
- Das Automobil (1987) ... (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
- Der Salonlöwe (1987) ... (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
- Die Wiege (1987) ... (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
- Die Braut (1987) ... (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
 1985 The Bride (novel "Frankenstein" - uncredited)
 1984 Frankenstein (TV Movie) (novel)
 1984 Frankenstein 90 (novel "Frankenstein" - uncredited)
 1983 Frankenstein's Monster (Video Game) (concept: Frankenstein)
 1981 Kyofu densetsu: Kaiki! Furankenshutain (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 Doctor Franken (TV Movie) (novel "Frankenstein")
 1979 Struck by Lightning (TV Series) (character Frankenstein's monster - uncredited)
 1977 Terror of Frankenstein (novel "Frankenstein" - as Mary Shelly)
 1974 Allen and Rossi Meet Dracula and Frankenstein (character Frankenstein - uncredited)
 1974 Young Frankenstein (novel "Frankenstein" - as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
 1974 Frankenstein: Une histoire d'amour (TV Movie) (novel)
 1974 Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (character: Frankenstein - uncredited)
 1973 Potty Time (TV Series) (novel "Frankenstein" - 1 episode)
- Movie Monsters (1973) ... (novel "Frankenstein" - uncredited)
 1973 Flesh for Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
 1973 Frankenstein: The True Story (TV Movie) (novel)
 1973 The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (from the novel by - 2 episodes)
- Frankenstein: Part 2 (1973) ... (from the novel by)
- Frankenstein: Part 1 (1973) ... (from the novel by)
 1972 Drácula contra Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
 1971 Lady Frankenstein (novel motifs - uncredited)
 1970 The Horror of Frankenstein (based on the characters created by)
 1969 Carry on Christmas (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited)
 1969 Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (character: Frankenstein - uncredited)
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Frankenstein (1968) ... (novel)
 1965 Frankenstein Conquers the World (novel "Frankenstein": uncredited)
 1965 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Mr. Magoo's Doctor Frankenstein (1965) ... (novel)
 1958 Frankenstein 1970 (characters - uncredited)
 1957 The Curse of Frankenstein (based on the classic story by - as Mary W. Shelley)
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Frankenstein (1957) ... (novel)
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Frankenstein (1952) ... (novel)
 1948 Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
 1939 Son of Frankenstein (suggested by the story written in 1816 - as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
 1935 Bride of Frankenstein (suggested by: the original story written in 1816 by - as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
 1931 Frankenstein (from the novel by - as Mrs. Percy B. Shelley)
 1921 Il mostro di Frankenstein (Short) (novel "Frankenstein")
 1915 Life Without Soul (novel "Frankenstein")
 1914 The Strange Story of Sylvia Gray (character Dr. Frankenstein - uncredited)
 1910 Frankenstein (Short) (novel "Frankenstein")
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Other Works:

Children's story: "Maurice, or, The Fisher's Cot: A Tale" See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mary W. Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley | Mrs. Percy B. Shelley | Mary Wollenscraft Shelly | Mary Shelly

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Personal Quote:

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for his happiness.


She wrote the novel "Frankenstein" after a challenge by Lord Byron to his four friends staying at the Villa Diodati in Geneva in the summer of 1816 to write a ghost story. Some nights later Mary had a vision that inspired Frankenstein, based on a prior dream fifteen months before of her stillborn child being brought to life by the warmth of a fire. With the encouragement of her husband Percy ... See more »

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