Bela Lugosi's biography
Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó is 74 years old film actor born at Lugoj. Bela was born on Friday 20th of October 1882. Bela is often nicknamed as Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó, Dracula, Bela Lugosi. According to year of birth 1882 he belongs to . Birthday on 20th of October means Bela is Libra. Libra sign depicts that it is all about “Balance”. It seems that their life is very balanced, however, things are way opposite as they always face unstable situations in order to balance it further.
Bela is white hungarian. He is citizen of Hungary. He is roman catholic. Bela´s primary profession is to be film actor. You can know Bela also as stage actor, trade unionist. Bela is recently known as actor.
Bela Lugosi's career
His main focus is to be film actor. Bela is famous thanks to Dracula (1931), White Zombie (1932), Bride of the Monster (1955).
Is Bela Lugosi gay ?
He is known to be straight.
How did Bela Lugosi die
He died on on Thursday 16th of August 1956 when he was 74 years old at Los Angeles. Bela Lugosis death was caused by heart attack. It happend like natural causes.
Awards and competitions
Bela Lugosi's Awards
- Posthumously awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6430 Hollywood Blvd. on 2/8/1960.
What Bela Lugosi has done for a first time
- His first stage role in the US was "The Red Poppy". Unable to speak English, he was forced to learn the role by rote. He was rewarded with excellent reviews and earned his first American film role, a villainous part in The Silent Command (1923).
- He was the first horror actor to be tied to two holidays, thanks to Dracula (1931) being released Valentine's Day--Feb. 14--in 1931 and, of course, he was first and foremost tied to Halloween due to his multiple vampire movies and other horror films.
Bela Lugosi's quotes
- Circumstances made me the theatrical personality I am, which many people believe is also a part of my personal life.
- Every producer in Hollywood had set me down as a type. I was both amused and disappointed.
- I'd like to quit the supernatural roles and play just an interesting, down-to-earth person.
- I'll be truthful. The weekly paycheck is the most important thing to me.
- [on being typecast in villain roles] I find that, because of my language and gestures, that I am cataloged as what you call a heavy. My accent stamped me, in the imagination of the producers, as an enemy. Therefore, I must be a heavy.
- In Hungary, acting is a career for which one fits himself as earnestly and studiously as one studies for a degree in medicine, law or philosophy. In Hungary, acting is a profession.
- Every actor's greatest ambition is to create his own, definite and original role, a character with which he will always be identified. In my case, that role was Dracula.
- Never has a role so influenced and dominated an actor's role as has the role of Dracula. He [Dracula] has, at times, infused me with prosperity and, at other times, he has drained me of everything.
- [on playing Dracula] It's a living, but it's also a curse. It's Dracula's curse.
- If I had one per cent of the millions Dracula (1931) has made, I wouldn't be sitting here now.
- [in response to an interviewer question "Doesn't Dracula ever end for you?"] No. No. Dracula never ends. I don't know if I should call it a fortune or a curse, but it never ends.
- Look to Count KÃ¡rolyi as Hungary's own Abraham Lincoln!
Bela Lugosi's height, body shape, eye color
Lets describe how Bela Lugosi looks. We will focus on Bela´s height, body shape, eye color and hair color. Bela is tall as 6' 1" (185 cm). Body build is average. Bela´s eyes are tinted brown - dark. Bela´s hair is shade of brown - dark.