William Pratt

William Henry Pratt (1887 - 1969)

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William Henry "Boris Karloff" Pratt
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Profile last modified | Created 12 Sep 2014 | Last significant change: 7 Nov 2018
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Categories: Actors | Famous Actors of the 20th Century | English Notables.


William Pratt is Notable.

William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969[1]), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor.[2]

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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Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Karloff

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    On 12 Oct 2018 at 08:32 GMT Gillian Thomas wrote:

    I'll also add the Notables sticker!

    On 12 Oct 2018 at 08:32 GMT Gillian Thomas wrote:

    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.

    On 22 Oct 2014 at 20:55 GMT Matt Pryber wrote:

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