Karloff, Boris [real name William Henry Pratt]
- Leslie Halliwell
- , revised by K. D. Reynolds
Karloff, Boris [real name William Henry Pratt] (1887–1969), actor, was born in Camberwell, London, on 23 November 1887, the son of Edward John Pratt of the Indian salt revenue service, and his wife, Eliza Sara Millard. He was the youngest of nine children, eight of them boys; one brother became a judge in the ...