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Boris Karloff (I) (1887–1969)

Actor | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) | The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) | Frankenstein (1931)
AWARDS 
3 wins More »
AKA 
? | Karloff
NICKNAMEs  
Billy, The Uncanny
BORN 
Nov 23, 1887 (died Feb 2, 1969)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (169 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (48 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Mikhail Orlov (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Mad Scientist - Father / Mad Scientist (2 episodes, 1956–1968)  Less 1956–1968 2
  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Don Ernesto Silvando (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for How the Grinch Stole Christmas!How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (TV Short) Narrator / The Grinch (voice)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) Mother Muffin (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Wild Wild WestThe Wild Wild West (TV Series) Mr. Singh (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Shindig!Shindig! (TV Series) Performer ("The Peppermint Twist") (1 episode, 1965), Himself - Guest Host / Singer (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
    • Episode #2.14 (Oct 30, 1965) Himself - Guest Host / Singer, Performer ("The Peppermint Twist")  Less
  • Primary photo for Route 66Route 66 (TV Series) Boris Karloff (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Dickie Henderson ShowThe Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Theatre '62Theatre '62 (TV Series) Judge Lord Thomas Horfield (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Paradine CaseThe Paradine Case (TV Movie) Judge Lord Thomas Horfield  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Arsenic & Old LaceArsenic & Old Lace (TV Movie) Jonathan Brewster  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Secret World of Eddie HodgesThe Secret World of Eddie Hodges (TV Movie) Captain Hook  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Capt. Billy Bones (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Guibert / Mr. Kurtz / Ward Allen (3 episodes, 1956–1960)  Less 1956–1960 3
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Henry E. Church / Mr. Blue Ocean (2 episodes, 1955–1959)  Less 1955–1959 2
  • Primary photo for The Gale Storm Show: Oh! SusannaThe Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) Boris Karloff (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Professor Theodore Koernig / King Arthur / Skaggs (3 episodes, 1951–1958)  Less 1951–1958 3
  • Primary photo for Shirley Temple's StorybookShirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) Father Knickerbocker / Narrator (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Telephone TimeTelephone Time (TV Series) Dr. Pierre (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Lux ShowThe Lux Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1957–1958), Performer ("You Do Something to Me", "I Get So Frightened") (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957–1958 2
    • Episode #1.14 (Jan 9, 1958) Himself  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Oct 31, 1957) Himself, Performer ("You Do Something to Me", "I Get So Frightened")  Less
  • Primary photo for The VeilThe Veil (TV Mini-series) Host / Ira Perry / Professor Charles Goncourt / Dr. Francis Mason / Pete Wade Sr. / Jonas Atterbury / Andre Giraud / Dr. Carlo Marcabienti / Captain John Elwood / Morgan Debs / Sgt. Chester Willmore (10 episodes, 1958), Himself - Host (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 11
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  • Primary photo for SuspicionSuspicion (TV Series) Judge Winthrop Gelsey (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Gisele MacKenzie ShowThe Gisele MacKenzie Show (TV Series) Performer ("Those Were the Good Old Days", "The Girl Friend of the Whirling Dervish") (1 episode, 1957), Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • Episode #1.8 (Nov 16, 1957) Himself, Performer ("Those Were the Good Old Days", "The Girl Friend of the Whirling Dervish") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Montgomery Royle / Larkin / Sir Arthur (3 episodes, 1951–1957)  Less 1951–1957 3
  • Primary photo for The Rosemary Clooney ShowThe Rosemary Clooney Show (TV Series) Performer ("You'd Be Surprised", "Children Have Quizzical Ways") (1 episode, 1957), Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • Episode #1.29 (Mar 7, 1957) Himself, Performer ("You'd Be Surprised", "Children Have Quizzical Ways")  Less
  • Primary photo for The LarkThe Lark (TV Movie) Bishop Cauchon  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Colonel March of Scotland YardColonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series) Col. Perceval March (26 episodes, 1954–1956)  Less 1954–1956 26
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  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Vicar / Dr. Philip Nestri (2 episodes, 1954–1956)  Less 1954–1956 2
  • Primary photo for The Alcoa HourThe Alcoa Hour (TV Series) Doc Dixon (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) George Redford (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for A Connecticut YankeeA Connecticut Yankee (TV Movie) King Arthur, Performer ("A Toast", "At the Round Table", "You Always Love the Same Girl")  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Elgin HourThe Elgin Hour (TV Series) Mr. Mycroft (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Best of BroadwayThe Best of Broadway (TV Series) Jonathan Brewster (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for SuspenseSuspense (TV Series) Rasputin / Bronson / Toff (6 episodes, 1949–1953)  Less 1949–1953 6
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  • Primary photo for ABC AlbumABC Album (TV Series) Story One - The Chase (2 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953 2
  • Primary photo for Tales of TomorrowTales of Tomorrow (TV Series) Dr. Henry Marco (2 episodes, 1952–1953)  Less 1952–1953 2
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) Bennett Kimball (2 episodes, 1951–1953)  Less 1951–1953 2
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Opening NightHollywood Opening Night (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Charles Brandon (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Curtain CallCurtain Call (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for CBS Television WorkshopCBS Television Workshop (TV Series) Don Quixote (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for The Saturday Night Revue with Jack CarterThe Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
  • Primary photo for Lights OutLights Out (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
  • Primary photo for Masterpiece PlayhouseMasterpiece Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
  • Primary photo for The Boris Karloff Mystery PlayhouseThe Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself / Host / Occasional lead player (5 episodes, 1949), Actor (1 episode, 1949)  Less 1949 6
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  • Primary photo for The Chevrolet Tele-TheatreThe Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series) Doctor Steven Johnson (2 episodes, 1949)  Less 1949 2
  • Primary photo for The Ford Theatre HourThe Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) Jonathan Brewster (1 episode, 1949)  Less 1949 1
Self (39 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Bob Wilkins Super Horror ShowThe Bob Wilkins Super Horror Show (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1979 $6K
  • Primary photo for The Jonathan Winters ShowThe Jonathan Winters Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The EntertainersThe Entertainers (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for A Fool's WorldA Fool's World Himself - Narrator  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Garry Moore ShowThe Garry Moore Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1952–1963)  Less 1952–1963
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  • Primary photo for Out of This WorldOut of This World (TV Series) Himself - Host (14 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962
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  • Primary photo for ThrillerThriller (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself / Dr. Konrad Markesan / Pop Jenkins / Col. Jackson Beauregard Finchess / Dr. Albert Farnham / Dr. Thorne / Clayton Mace (67 episodes, 1960–1962)  Less 1960–1962
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  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Betty White ShowThe Betty White Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Kate Smith ShowThe Kate Smith Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Ernie Kovacs ShowThe Ernie Kovacs Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Frankie Laine TimeFrankie Laine Time (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Donald O'Connor ShowThe Donald O'Connor Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Truth or ConsequencesTruth or Consequences (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The George Gobel ShowThe George Gobel Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Who Said That?Who Said That? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself (6 episodes, 1949–1952)  Less 1949–1952
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  • Primary photo for The Eyes Have ItThe Eyes Have It (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1949–1952)  Less 1949–1952
  • Primary photo for That Reminds MeThat Reminds Me (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for The Fred Waring ShowThe Fred Waring Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Down You GoDown You Go (TV Series) Himself / Panelist (1954-1955) (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for TV ClubTV Club (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear RevueThe Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Inside U.S.A. with ChevroletInside U.S.A. with Chevrolet (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for We, the PeopleWe, the People (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1948)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 6Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 6 (Short) Himself  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Information Please: Series 2, No. 12Information Please: Series 2, No. 12 (Short) Himself  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 9: Sports in HollywoodScreen Snapshots Series 19, No. 9: Sports in Hollywood (Short) Himself / Tennis Fan  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for Cinema CircusCinema Circus (Short) Himself  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Breakdowns of 1937Breakdowns of 1937 (Short) Himself  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Hollywood HobbiesHollywood Hobbies (Short) Himself  Less 1935
Archive Footage (88 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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