Bela Lugosi

Actor Bela Lugosi

Full Name: Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó
Profession: Actor


Why Famous: Famous for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film and for his roles in various other horror films. Through the 1930s, he occupied an important niche in popular horror films, with their Eastern European setting.

Born: October 20, 1882
Birthplace: Lugos, Austro-Hungarian Empire
Star Sign: Libra

Died: August 16, 1956 (aged 73)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1955-08-25 "Dracula" actor Bela Lugosi (72) weds Hope Lininger (36)

Events in the Life of Bela Lugosi

  • 1931-02-14 The original "Dracula" film starring Bela Lugosi as the titular vampire, is released

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