Edward Van Sloan (1882–1964)



  • Preston Foster, Margaret McWade, and Edward Van Sloan in The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)
  • Boris Karloff and Edward Van Sloan in Before I Hang (1940)
  • John Boles, Mae Clarke, Colin Clive, Dwight Frye, and Edward Van Sloan in Frankenstein (1931)
  • Boris Karloff and Edward Van Sloan in Frankenstein (1931)
  • Erich von Stroheim and Edward Van Sloan in The Mask of Diijon (1946)
  • Sally Blane, Phillip Trent, and Edward Van Sloan in Trick for Trick (1933)

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Profiled in "Character Actors in Horror and Science Fiction Films, 1930-1960" by Laurence Raw (2012).


Often portrayed European doctors or experts in Universal horror films who are often the enemy of the monsters (examples include Professor Van Helsing in Dracula (1931), Dr. Waldman in Frankenstein (1931) and Doctor Muller in The Mummy (1932).

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Edward Van Sloun

Chaska, Minnesota, USA


(age 81)
San Francisco, California, USA


5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

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