Full Name: William Henry Prat
Why Famous: Famous for his roles in horror films, Karloff portrayed Frankenstein's monster in the Frankenstein films of the 1930s.
He also appeared as Imhotep in "The Mummy" in 1932.
- 1931-11-21 Horror film "Frankenstein" is released, starring Boris Karloff as the monster, directed by James Whale and based on Mary Shelley's 1818 novel "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus"
- 1932-12-22 "The Mummy" directed by Karl Freund and starring Boris Karloff is released in the US - 1st Mummy horror film
- 1950-04-24 Leonard Bernstein's musical "Peter Pan", starring Jean Arthur and Boris Karloff, opens at Imperial Theater, NYC; runs for 320 performances
- 1951-01-27 Leonard Bernstein's musical "Peter Pan", starring Jean Arthur and Boris Karloff, closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 320 performances