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United States film actor (born in Hungary) noted for portraying monsters (1884-1956)

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Landau portrayed Lugosi during his final years when the actor, who was famous for playing Dracula, was ill and forced to make films with Ed Wood just to pay his bills.
In Lugosi, the washed-up former star of 1930s horror films such as Count Dracula, Landau found a forerunner he could relate to.
Lugosi was the obvious choice to star in the classic 1931 film Dracula by Universal Pictures.
After my boyfriend left, Spider and Lugosi were still there for me, helping me get through the separation anxiety and feelings of sadness.
Mark Iveson - author of the book Cursed Horror Stars - will present a talk about the life and times of Lugosi, who became the world's most recognisable vampire before spending decades trying vainly to broaden his range and secure parts to challenge his acting abilities.
No question the face before me was the face of the Bela Lugosi whose dark eyes, seen at great magnification on the screen, were so intense and brooding and threatening.
Lugosi said that the teenager is said to be happy with the agreement and actor's mother won't gain any control, despite 'The Fast and the Furious' star stated in his will that he wanted his mother to be her guardian.
Bela Lugosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko on October 20, 1882, in Lugos, AustriaHungary, at that time, now Lugoj, Romania.
A Joan Crawford dress, John Huston's The Treasure of the Sierra Madre draft screenplay and a nude portrait of actress Clara Bow, commissioned by her lover, Dracula star Bela Lugosi, will also be sold at Bonhams in November.
Glass was asked to compose the first original music score for the re-release on video of the Bela Lugosi masterpiece.
With Bela Lugosi and Max Schreck having made Bram Stoker's bloodsucker their own, Hammer recast the die by making the Transylvanian Count a sex symbol.
Detailing the drug use and eventual overdoses of an eclectic group, including Marilyn Monroe, Bela Lugosi, Billie Holiday, Freud, Hendrix, and Walter Benjamin, Jaffe tempers these insightful and often darkly humorous investigations with compassion, treating these public figures as individuals, as talented though troubled human beings seeking escape from an untenable existence, from reality as officially constituted.
To get the most from it, readers are required to bring quite a sophisticated level of intertextual knowledge to bear on both the written text and the illustrations (for example, Vampa lives in Lugosi Lane whilst the Pire family live on Nosfer Avenue).
Second choice was Bela Lugosi, who had been playing Count Dracula onstage for three years, and was a star on the rise.