Bela Lugosi (born Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko) was a Hungarian stage, screen, and television actor. He is best remembered for his iconic portrayal of Count Dracula in the classic 1931 Dracula film.

Bela Lugosi (born Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko) was a Hungarian stage, screen, and television actor. He is best remembered for his iconic portrayal of Count Dracula in the classic 1931 Dracula film.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 103

Birthday 1882-10-20

Day of Death 1956-08-16

Place of Birth Lugos, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary [now Lugoj, Timis County, Romania]

Official Site

Also Known As

  • Béla Ferenc Dezsõ Blaskó
  • Olt Arisztid
  • Mr. Blasko
  • Albert Lugesi
  • Belo Lugosi
  • Arisztid Olt
  • Бела Лугоші
  • Бела Луґоші

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Dracula's Ghost as Dracula
2015 Extraordinary Tales as Narrator (voice) (segment 'The Tell-Tale Heart')
2013 The Trail of Dracula as Himself
2007 Bela Lugosi: The Fallen Vampire as Himself (archive footage)
2006 Lugosi: The Dark Prince as Himself
2006 Terror in the Tropics as Vitus Tesla
2001 Heroes of Horror as Various Roles (Archive Footage)
1997 Lugosi: Hollywood's Dracula as Himself (archive footage)
1996 The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood, Jr. as Himself (archive footage)
1996 100 Years of Horror: The Gruesome Twosome as Himself
1996 100 Years of Horror: The Frankenstein Family as Himself
1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Dracula in 'Screen Snapshots A-8' (archive footage)
1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? as (archive footage)
1959 Plan 9 from Outer Space as Ghoul Man
1956 The Black Sleep as Casimir
1955 Bride of the Monster as Dr. Eric Vornoff
1953 Glen or Glenda as X
1952 Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla as Dr. Zabor
1952 Mother Riley Meets the Vampire as Von Housen
1949 The Phantom Creeps
1949 Suspense (1 episode)
1948 Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein as Count Dracula
1947 Scared to Death as Prof Leonide
1946 Genius at Work as Stone
1945 The Body Snatcher as Joseph
1945 Zombies on Broadway as Dr. Paul Renault
1944 One Body Too Many as Murkil
1944 Return of the Ape Man as Prof. Dexter
1944 Voodoo Man as Dr. Richard Marlowe
1943 The Return of the Vampire as Armand Tesla
1943 Ghosts on the Loose as Emil
1943 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man as The Frankenstein Monster
1943 The Ape Man as Dr. James Brewster
1942 Bowery at Midnight as Prof. Frederick Brenner
1942 Night Monster as Rolf
1942 The Corpse Vanishes as Dr. Lorenz
1942 The Ghost of Frankenstein as Ygor
1942 Black Dragons as Dr. Melcher/ Monsieur Colomb
1941 The Wolf Man as Bela
1941 Spooks Run Wild as Nardo
1941 The Black Cat as Eduardo
1941 Invisible Ghost as Dr. Charles Kessler
1940 The Devil Bat as Dr. Paul Carruthers
1940 You'll Find Out as Prince Saliano
1940 Black Friday as Eric Marnay
1940 The Saint's Double Trouble as Partner
1939 The Human Monster as Dr. Feodor Orloff / Prof. John Dearborn
1939 Ninotchka as Commissar Razinin
1939 The Gorilla as Peters - the Butler
1939 Son of Frankenstein as Ygor
1939 The Phantom Creeps as Dr. Alex Zorka / Dr. Zane
1937 SOS Coast Guard as Boroff
1936 Shadow of Chinatown as Victor Poten
1936 Postal Inspector as Gregory Benez
1936 The Invisible Ray as Dr. Felix Benet
1935 Murder by Television as Arthur Perry
1935 The Raven as Dr. Richard Vollin
1935 The Mystery of the Mary Celeste as Anton Lorenzen
1935 Mark of the Vampire as Count Mora
1935 The Best Man Wins as Doc Boehm
1935 Chandu on the Magic Island as Frank Chandler (Chandu)
1934 The Mysterious Mr. Wong as Mr. Fu Wong aka Lysee
1934 The Return of Chandu as Frank Chandler (Chandu)
1934 The Return Of Chandu as Frank Chandler (Chandu)
1934 Gift of Gab as Himself
1934 The Black Cat as Dr. Vitus Werdegast
1933 The Devil's in Love as Military Prosecutor
1933 International House as General Petronovich
1933 Night of Terror as Degar
1933 The Whispering Shadow as Professor Adam Anton Strang
1933 Hollywood on Parade No. A-8
1932 The Death Kiss as Joseph Steiner
1932 Island of Lost Souls as Sayer
1932 Chandu the Magician as Roxor
1932 White Zombie as Legendre
1932 Murders in the Rue Morgue as Dr. Mirakle
1931 Intimate Interviews: Bela Lugosi as Himself
1931 Broadminded as Pancho Arango
1931 Charlie Chan in The Black Camel as Tarneverro
1931 Women of All Nations as Prince Hassan (uncredited)
1931 Drácula as Count Dracula (uncredited / archive footage)
1931 50 Million Frenchmen as Orizon - Magician
1931 Dracula as Count Dracula
1931 Voice of Hollywood (Series 2, No. 3) as Himself
1930 Oh, for a Man! as Frescatti
1930 Viennese Nights as Count von Ratz--Hungarian Ambassador
1930 Renegades as The Marabout - Sheik Muhammed Halid
1930 Wild Company as Felix Brown
1930 King of Jazz as Emcee - Hungarian Version (uncredited)
1930 Such Men Are Dangerous as Dr. Goodman
1929 The Thirteenth Chair as Inspector Delzante
1929 Prisoners as Brottos--Nightclub Owner
1925 The Midnight Girl as Nicholas Harmon
1924 The Rejected Woman as Jean Gagnon
1923 The Silent Command as Hisston
1920 Die Teufelsanbeter
1920 Die Todeskarawane as Scheik
1920 Die Frau im Delphin, oder 30 Tage auf dem Meeresgrund as Tom Bill
1920 The Head of Janus as Warren's Butler
1920 Daughter of the Night 2 as Andrew Fleurot
1920 Daughter of the Night 1 as Andrew Fleurot
1920 Sklaven fremden Willens as Professor Mors
1920 Deerslayer as Chingachgook

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page