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Boris Karloff Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

BORIS KARLOFF
Born: November 23, 1887 in Camberwell, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 2, 1969 in Midhurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Biography | show moreshow less
Karloff (1887-1969) was an English actor. Karloff had originally wanted a career in the diplomatic service, but he instead became one of Hollywood's most frightening actors. In 1931, he starred as the monster in the original Frankenstein, a role that had been turned down by Bela Lugosi. Karloff, who also scared the daylights out of movie-goers in the films The Mummy (1932) and The Ghoul (1933), also hosted and occasionally starred in the TV series Thriller. He gave one of the best of his many film performances in the 1968 Peter Bogdanovich film Targets, in which he virtually played himself - an aging star of horror movies.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1960 Thriller (Performer), 1937 Breakdowns of 1937 (in person), 2004 Van Helsing: Behind the Screams (Other), 1965 Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look At... (Other), 2006 Lugosi, the Dark Prince (Other), 1957 The Lux Show (Sound), 2007 Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (Other), 1994 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Special Edition (Other), 1966 Way... Way Out (Other), 1932 Boo (Other), 1994 Natural Born Killers (Other), 2006 Karloff, the Gentle Monster (Other), 1998 Universal Horror (Other), 1996 100 Years of Horror: The Frankenstein Family (Other), 2004 Rosemary Clooney: Singing at Her Best (Sound), 2004 Rosemary Clooney: Singing at Her Best (Other), 1966 The Son of Frankenstein (Other), 1949 Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (Performer), 2006 History's Mysteries (Other), 2003 Star Trek: Enterprise (Other), 1970 Blind Man's Bluff (Performer), 1967 The Sorcerers (Performer), 1967 The Venetian Affair (Performer), 1963 The Comedy of Terrors (Performer), 1962 Theatre '62 (Performer), 1958 The Haunted Strangler (Performer), 1958 The Veil (Performer), 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (Performer), 1952 The Black Castle (Performer), 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (Performer), 1951 The Strange Door (Performer), 1950 Lights Out (Performer), 1947 Lured (Performer), 1946 Bedlam (Performer), 1940 You'll Find Out (Performer), 1940 The Ape (Performer), 1940 Doomed to Die (Performer), 1940 The Man with Nine Lives (Performer), 1940 Black Friday (Performer), 1939 Tower of London (Performer), 1939 The Man They Could Not Hang (Performer), 1936 The Man Who Lived Again (Performer), 1934 Gift of Gab (Performer), 1934 The Black Cat (Performer), 1934 The House of Rothschild (Performer), 1934 The Lost Patrol (Performer), 1932 The Old Dark House (Performer), 1932 The Miracle Man (Performer), 1932 Business and Pleasure (Performer), 1931 The Guilty Generation (Performer), 1931 The Mad Genius (Performer), 1931 Five Star Final (Performer), 1931 Cracked Nuts (Performer), 1931 The Criminal Code (Performer), 1929 The King of the Kongo (Performer), 1929 The Phantom of the North (Performer), 1929 Burning the Wind (Performer), 1928 Vultures of the Sea (Performer), 1928 The Vanishing Rider (Performer), 1927 The Phantom Buster (Performer), 1926 The Nickel-Hopper (Performer), 1926 The Golden Web (Performer), 1926 Her Honor, the Governor (Performer), 1924 Riders of the Plains (Performer), 1922 Omar the Tentmaker (Performer), 1921 Cheated Hearts (Performer), 1920 The Deadlier Sex (Performer), 1919 His Majesty, the American (Performer), 1965 The Entertainers (in person), 1958 The Veil (in person), 1957 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (in person), 1949-1952 Celebrity Time (in person), 1941 Information Please: Series 2, No. 12 (in person), 2000 The American Nightmare (Other), 1986 Horrible Horror (Other), 1955 When the Talkies Were Young (Other), 2002 Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi (Other), 1958 Destination Nightmare (Other), 1962 Exploring (Other), 2008 House of Harrington (Other), 2007 Close-Up (Other), 1989 Transylvania Twist (Other), 1936 One in a Million (Sound), 1960 Here's Hollywood (in person), 2007 Corridor Gossip (Other), 1995-2003 Biography (Other), 1999 Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed (Other), 1996 100 Years of Horror: Mummies (Other), 1955-1959 General Electric Theater (Performer), 2007 The Fallen Vampire (Other), 2003 Extra Weird (Other), 1996 100 Years of Horror: Frankenstein's Friends (Other), 1996 100 Years of Horror: Boris Karloff (Other), 1994 Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld (Other), 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Other), 1975 Don Adams' Screen Test (Other), 1965 Hollywood My Home Town (Other), 1955 Colonel March Investigates (Other), 1971 Isle of the Snake People (Performer), 1968 House of Evil (Performer), 1967 Mad Monster Party (Performer), 1966 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Performer), 1966 The Wild Wild West (Performer), 1963 The Terror (Performer), 1962 The Paradine Case (Performer), 1960 The Secret World of Eddie Hodges (Performer), 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (Performer), 1958 Corridors of Blood (Performer), 1957 The Lark (Performer), 1955 The United States Steel Hour (Performer), 1955 The Elgin Hour (Performer), 1953 All Star Revue (Performer), 1952 Curtain Call (Performer), 1950 The Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter (Performer), 1950 Masterpiece Playhouse (Performer), 1949 The Emperor's Nightingale (Performer), 1947 Unconquered (Performer), 1944 House of Frankenstein (Performer), 1944 The Climax (Performer), 1942 The Boogie Man Will Get You (Performer), 1940 Before I Hang (Performer), 1939 Mr. Wong in Chinatown (Performer), 1939 The Mystery of Mr. Wong (Performer), 1939 Devil's Island (Performer), 1938 Mr. Wong, Detective (Performer), 1938 The Invisible Menace (Performer), 1937 West of Shanghai (Performer), 1936 Charlie Chan at the Opera (Performer), 1936 The Walking Dead (Performer), 1935 The Raven (Performer), 1935 The Bride of Frankenstein (Performer), 1932 The Mummy (Performer), 1931 Graft (Performer), 1931 I Like Your Nerve (Performer), 1931 Sous les verrous (Performer), 1930 The Sea Bat (Performer), 1929 The Unholy Night (Performer), 1929 Behind That Curtain (Performer), 1929 Anne Against the World (Performer), 1929 Two Sisters (Performer), 1928 The Little Wild Girl (Performer), 1928 Sharp Shooters (Performer), 1927 Soft Cushions (Performer), 1927 Tarzan and the Golden Lion (Performer), 1926 Flaming Fury (Performer), 1926 The Bells (Performer), 1925 Perils of the Wild (Performer), 1923 The Prisoner (Performer), 1922 The Altar Stairs (Performer), 1922 The Infidel (Performer), 1920 The Last of the Mohicans (Performer), 1952-1963 I've Got a Secret (in person), 1962 Out of This World (in person), 1960-1962 Thriller (in person), 1960 Sunday Showcase (in person), 1958 The Betty White Show (in person), 1957 This Is Your Life (in person), 1957 The Kate Smith Show (in person), 1957 The Rosemary Clooney Show (in person), 1954 The George Gobel Show (in person), 1953 Who Said That (in person), 1952 That Reminds Me (in person), 1951 What's My Line (in person), 1950 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (in person), 1942 Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 6 (in person), 1935 Hollywood Hobbies (in person), 1932 The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood (in person), 2010 Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (Other), 1998 Bride of Chucky (Other), 2011 Prophets of Science Fiction (Other), 2006 Terror in the Tropics (Other), 1991 Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook (Other), 1940 Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 9: Sports in Hollywood (in person), 2000 Songs in the Key of Grinch (Other), 1984 Going Hollywood: The '30s (Other), 1961 Days of Thrills and Laughter (Other), 1997 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (Other), 1990 The Horror Hall of Fame (Other), 1985 The Best of All Time Horror Classics (Other), 1947 The Secret Life of Wa_lter Mitty (Performer), 2009 Happy Tears (Other), 2008 He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce (Other), 2007 Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman (Other), 1988 Monsters & Maniacs (Other), 1945 House of Dracula (Other), 2011 Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (Other), 2001 Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (Other), 1995 The Interactive History of Frankenstein (Other), 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (Other), 1986 Moonlighting (Other), 1927 The Love Mart (Performer), 1927 The Meddlin' Stranger (Performer), 1927 Let It Rain (Performer), 1926 Old Ironsides (Performer), 1926 Flames (Performer), 1925 Lady Robinhood (Performer), 1925 The Prairie Wife (Performer), 1925 Forbidden Cargo (Performer), 1924 Dynamite Dan (Performer), 1922 The Woman Conquers (Performer), 1921 The Cave Girl (Performer), 1921 The Hope Diamond Mystery (Performer), 1920 The Courage of Marge O'Doone (Performer), 1919 The Prince and Betty (Performer), 1919 The Masked Rider (Performer), 1919 The Lightning Raider (Performer), 1919 The Lightning Raider (in person), 1979 The Bob Wilkins Super Horror Show (in person), 1964 The Garry Moore Show (in person), 1964 Hollywood and the Stars (in person), 1963 Black Sabbath (in person), 1957-1958 The Lux Show (in person), 1956 The Ernie Kovacs Show (in person), 1956 Frankie Laine Time (in person), 1955 The Donald O'Connor Show (in person), 1954 The New Truth and Consequences (in person), 1950 The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue (in person), 1971 Alien Terror (Performer), 1968 Curse of the Crimson Altar (Performer), 1968 The Name of the Game (Performer), 1968 Fear Chamber (Performer), 1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (Performer), 1966 The Daydreamer (Performer), 1966 The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (Performer), 1964 Bikini Beach (Performer), 1963 The Raven (Performer), 1962 Arsenic & Old Lace (Performer), 1956-1960 Playhouse 90 (Performer), 1958 The Juggler of Our Lady (Performer), 1957 Voodoo Island (Performer), 1956 The Alcoa Hour (Performer), 1955 The Best of Broadway (Performer), 1954 Sabaka (Performer), 1949-1953 Suspense (Performer), 1952-1953 Tales of Tomorrow (Performer), 1951-1953 Robert Montgomery Presents (Performer), 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (Performer), 1947 Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (Performer), 1945 Isle of the Dead (Performer), 1945 The Body Snatcher (Performer), 1940 British Intelligence (Performer), 1939 Son of Frankenstein (Performer), 1936 Juggernaut (Performer), 1933 The Ghoul (Performer), 1932 Night World (Performer), 1932 Behind the Mask (Performer), 1931 Frankenstein (Performer), 1931 The Yellow Ticket (Performer), 1931 Young Donovan's Kid (Performer), 1931 King of the Wild (Performer), 1930 The Utah Kid (Performer), 1930 The Bad One (Performer), 2007 Haunted Memories (Other), 2004 Van Helsing: The Man and the Monsters (Other), 2001 Heroes of Horror (Other), 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (Performer), 1965 Monster of Terror (Performer), 1954 The Island Monster (Performer), 2012 South Today (Other), 1979 The Horror Show (Other), 1966 Doom of Dracula (Other), 1996 100 Years of Horror (Other), 1994 It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein (Other), 1974 Madhouse (Other), 1964 Ensign Pulver (Other), 1958 Jack the Ripper (Other), 1953 Screen Snapshots: Spike Jones in Hollywood (Other), 1944 The Mummy's Curse (Other), 1940 The Mummy's Hand (Other), 1997 Lugosi: Hollywood's Dracula (Sound), 2010 A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (Other), 1995 The Universal Story (Other), 1959 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (Performer), 1949-1952 The Milton Berle Show (in person), 2009 American Masters (Other), 2008 One for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead' (Other), 2004 Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-screen (Other), 1953 Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Performer), 1992 EBN: Commercial Entertainment Product (Other), 1995 Empire of the Censors (Other), 1956-1968 The Red Skelton Hour (Performer), 1968 Targets (Performer), 1967 I Spy (Performer), 1962 Route 66 (Performer), 1962 The Dickie Henderson Show (Performer), 1958 Frankenstein - 1970 (Performer), 1951-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (Performer), 1958 Telephone Time (Performer), 1957 Suspicion (Performer), 1951-1957 Lux Video Theatre (Performer), 1954-1956 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (Performer), 1954-1956 Climax! (Performer), 1955 A Connecticut Yankee (Performer), 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (Performer), 1952 CBS Television Workshop (Performer), 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (Performer), 1948 Tap Roots (Performer), 1941 The Devil Commands (Performer), 1940 The Fatal Hour (Performer), 1937 Night Key (Performer), 1936 The Invisible Ray (Performer), 1935 The Black Room (Performer), 1932 The Mask of Fu Manchu (Performer), 1932 Scarface (Performer), 1931 Tonight or Never (Performer), 1931 The Public Defender (Performer), 1931 Smart Money (Performer), 1931 The Vanishing Legion (Performer), 1929 The Devil's Chaplain (Performer), 1929 The Fatal Warning (Performer), 1927 Two Arabian Knights (Performer), 1927 The Princess from Hoboken (Performer), 1926 The General (Performer), 1926 The Eagle of the Sea (Performer), 1926 The Man in the Saddle (Performer), 1926 The Greater Glory (Performer), 1925 Without Mercy (Performer), 1925 Parisian Nights (Performer), 1924 The Hellion (Performer), 1922 The Man from Downing Street (Performer), 1922 Nan of the North (Performer), 1921 Without Benefit of Clergy (Performer), 1968 The Jonathan Winters Show (in person), 1965 Shindig! (in person), 1964 A Fool's World (in person), 1958 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (in person), 1957 The Gisele MacKenzie Show (in person), 1951 The Fred Waring Show (in person), 1951 TV Club (in person), 1950 Inside U.S.A. with Chevrolet (in person), 1948 We, the People (in person), 1937 Cinema Circus (in person)
Theater Credits
The Lark - Performer (November 17, 1955 - June 2, 1956), Peter Pan - Performer (April 24, 1950 - January 27, 1951), The Shop at Sly Corner - Performer (January 18, 1949 - January 22, 1949), The Linden Tree - Performer (March 2, 1948 - March 6, 1948), Arsenic and Old Lace - Performer (January 10, 1941 - June 17, 1944)

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