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Legendary actor, B?la Lugosi, was born B?la Ferenc Dezs? Blask? on Oct 20, 1882 in Lugos, Austria?Hungary (now Lugoj, Romania). Lugosi died at the age of 73 on Aug 16, 1956 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. In addition, Lugosi was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 1997. Lugosi was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi

By minooallen on Oct 20, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi Like today is his birthday. Happy 135th Birthday to the legend?Bela Lugosi! ..? 1) He was born to play Dracula For real tho… Bela Lugosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko in former Austria-Hungarian Empire. His hometown of Lugos was only about fifty... Read full article


Summer Camp Week 6: Bela Lugosi Meets A Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)

By Summer Reeves on Jul 1, 2015 From Serendipitous Anachronisms

Summer Camp Week 6: Bela Lugosi Meets A Brooklyn Gorilla (1952) 01 Wednesday Jul 2015 Posted by Summer Reeves in 1950s, Camp/Kitsch, Comedy, Comedy Teams, Musicals, Romance ≈ 1 Comment Tags1950s, Animals, Blogathon, Comedy, Comedy Teams, Mo... Read full article


The Invisible Ray (1936) with Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff

By Greg Orypeck on Jun 18, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Destruction to all he touched or looked upon! The last time we met Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi at this site and under this byline was in The Black Cat (1934).? Well, gentle reader, in comparing that film with The Invisible Ray, made two years later and featuring the same two actors, w... Read full article


The Invisible Ray (1936) with Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff

By Greg Orypeck on Jun 18, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Destruction to all he touched or looked upon! The last time we met Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi at this site and under this byline was in The Black Cat (1934).? Well, gentle reader, in comparing that film with The Invisible Ray, made two years later and featuring the same two actors, w... Read full article


The Black Cat (1934) with Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi

By Greg Orypeck on Dec 24, 2014 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! ?We shall play a little game, Vitus.? A game of death, if you like . . . ??? Boris Karloff to Bela Lugosi First off, to set things straight and orient any readers venturing into unfamiliar horror film territory, this Black Cat is the 1934 version with Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi, not t... Read full article


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Keenan: Oh, that's preposterous.
Patricia Hunter: It's nothing of the kind. Scientists are finding out every day that glands and hormones have a lot to do with life and health.
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Scientist: No one can really tell the story. Mistakes are made. But there is no mistaking the thoughts in a man's mind. The story is begun.


[after surviving a car crash, Zorka notices the hitch hiker they picked up, who looks like him, is dead.]
Dr. Alex Zorka: How fortunate, this will simplify everything!


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Béla Lugosi Facts
The cape Bela Lugosi wore in the 1931 film Dracula still survives today in the ownership of Universal Studios.

Andy Warhol's 1963 silkscreen The Kiss depicts Bela Lugosi from Dracula about to bite into the neck of co-star Helen Chandler, who played Mina Harker. A copy sold for $798,000 at Christie's in May 2000.

Bela Lugosi was the subject of "Bela Lugosi's Dead," the first single by English rock band Bauhaus. It was released in August 1979 and it is often considered to be the first gothic rock record.

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