Obituary of Bela Lugosi

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Bela Lugosi

Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó (born October 20, 1882 in Lugoj, Romania) was a film actor who was best known for portraying Dracula in the 1931 horror film and his roles in many other horror films of the era. Bela died on August 16, 1956 and his death was because a heart attack. He died at age 73.

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Bela Lugosi Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Lugosi, Bela
    • Common Name: Bela Lugosi
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Lugoj, Romania
    • Birth Date: October 20, 1882
    • Age: 73 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Arisztid Olt
    • Occupation: Film Actor
    • Active Years: 1902-1956
    • Religion: Roman Catholic
    • Net Worth: $1.5
    • Nationality: Hungarian
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Lilac (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bela's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó
    • Father: István Blaskó
    • Mother: Paula de Vojnich
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ilona Szmick (married 1917-divorced 1920)
      • Ilona von Montagh (married 1921-divorced 1924)
      • Beatrice Weeks (married 1929-divorced 1929)
      • Lillian Lugosi (married 1933-divorced 1953)
      • Hope Lininger (married 1955-1956, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Bela George Lugosi (born January 5, 1938)

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 16 1956 at age 73
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack
  • Interment: Buried at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California

Category Tags:

Film ActorHungarian Born on October 20th Born in 1882 Died in 1956 Died at age 73 Died from Heart attack

Bela's Notable Roles:

  • Dracula

Quotable Quotes:

"I guess I'm pretty much of a lone wolf. I don't say I don't like people at all but, to tell you the truth, I only like them if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds. If I find there something, something worthwhile, some... some human kindness, some sympathy." (IMDB)

"It's the first time I've ever seen you look ugly. And that makes me kind of happy."

"Bela Lugosi passed away on October 17,2015, after a long and successful life as an actor. Lugosi was one of the most well-known and well-loved actors of his time and is known for his roles in The Mummy, Dracula, and The Phantom of the Opera. (V)"

"He was a charismatic star who died at a young age of 36 after a long and popular career in European cinema. (V)"

"Bela Lugosi's life and death remain a mystery. One theory is that he committed suicide after suffering from heavy health problems over the years. Another theory suggests that he was murdered by a jealous rival club member. (V)"

Is Mr. Bela Lugosi still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Related Links:

Bela Lugosi on Wikipedia.org
Bela Lugosi at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-05-30 13:42:33
Author: Tucker
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