Actor | Soundtrack
Karloff got the role in The Criminal Code (1931), a breakthrough role for him, because he was broke. He could not go to the Masquers Club because he could not pay his dues and could not afford his second choice, a cup of coffee, so he went to Actors...
[on whether he resented being typed as a "horror star"] One always hears of actors complaining of being typed - if he's young, he's typed as a juvenile; if he's handsome, he's typed as a leading man. I was lucky. Whereas bootmakers have to spend ...
Frequently cast by James Whale
William Henry Pratt
Camberwell, London, England, UK
Midhurst, Sussex, England, UK