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 (kär′lôf′, -lŏf′), Boris Originally William Henry Pratt. 1887-1969.
British-born American actor noted for his portrayals of monsters and other evil characters in a number of films, including Frankenstein (1931) and The Mummy (1932).
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Karloff

(ˈkɑːlɒf)
n
(Biography) Boris, real name William Pratt 1887–1969, English film actor, famous for his roles in horror films, esp Frankenstein (1931)
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