The Mummy: Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff born (William Henry Pratt) November 23, 1887

"... working at UNIVERSAL PICTURES in the Spring of 1931(Frankenstein)  was a forty-two-year-old bit player named Boris Karloff. The thin, swarthy Englishman had endured twelve years in movies, waiting for a role that would lift him  from the ranks of the occasionally employed. In 1926, one of his worst years, Karloff had almost given up..." 

excerpt from HOLLYWOOD HORROR From Gothic to Cosmic by Mark A. Vieira

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