William Pratt

William Henry Pratt (1887 - 1969)

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William Henry "Boris Karloff" Pratt
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Died in Midhurst, Sussex, Englandmap
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William Pratt is Notable.

William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor.

Karloff is best remembered for his roles in horror films and especially for his portrayal of Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son of Frankenstein (1939), which resulted in his immense popularity. His best-known non-horror role is as the Grinch, as well as the narrator, in the animated television special of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966). He also had a memorable role in the original Scarface (1932). For his contribution to film and television, Boris Karloff was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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posted by Gillian Thomas
Hi Larry, I've just removed the project protection from this profile as it does not appear to meet the revised criteria for protection. See https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Help:Project_Protecting_and_Merging for more information. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you would like to discuss. Thanks. Gillian, Leader, England Project.
posted by Gillian Thomas

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posted by Matt Pryber

Rejected matches › Earl K. Pratt

William is 26 degrees from Donald Howard, 21 degrees from Julia Howe and 21 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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