Appeared (as "Jonathan Brewster") in ""Arsenic and Old Lace", San Francisco, CA.
7 Biographical Movies |
17 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
29 Articles |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
Olt Arisztid | Mr. Blasko | Albert Lugesi | Belo Lugosi | Béla Lugosi | Mr. Bela Lugosi | Arisztid Olt
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
If I had one per cent of the millions Dracula
(1931) has made, I wouldn't be sitting here now.
Before his success in the 1931 Tod Browning
film, Lugosi had already portrayed "Dracula" on Broadway, starting in 1927. Actor Lon Chaney
was originally chosen for the title role, but with his unexpected death, the search for a new Dracula started. Bela Lugosi
campaigned hard for the part, and thus won the role that made him a silver-screen horror legend.
Renowned for treating even the most ridiculous of material with immense respect and his aggressive work ethic