(1920s) Stage: "Hotel Imperial", Los Angeles/San Francisco
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5' 11" (1.81 m)
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[in 1963, when asked if he did a lot of preparation & study like method actors] Well, I have my own opinion about the method actors; I don't think a great deal of it and perhaps I can put it in a nutshell. I believe Alfred Lunt
was asked that question. How he prepared before he went on. The stage, this is. And he thought for a moment and he said 'Well, I stand in the wings, I listen for my cue, I...
Was actually married a total of seven or eight times, according to noted historian Greg Nesteroff, who remarks that Boris Karloff was a serial adulterer. Adultery was indeed the reason given by Grace Harding as grounds for her divorce. He had taken up with one Margot Beaton, the sister of Jean Russell, the theater company owner with whom he toured in 1910's Canada. It is speculated that Karloff, ...
Changing faces a la Lon Chaney via heavy makeup by Jack Pierce