Wacky Facts - November 23


Have some early morning fun with Kevin and Jane's Wacky Facts.

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The King of horror movie actors, Boris Karloff, was born on this day in 1887 … and his performances still stand as some of the scariest of all time.

Boris became a star playing the Monster in the 1931 movie “Frankenstein” … and it was a physically taxing role.

To create that trademark monster walk, Boris wore shoes that EACH weighed:

(a) 6 kilograms

(b) 10 kilograms

(c) 14 kilograms


(a) 6 kilograms EACH … no wonder he walked funny!!

By the way, Boris Karloff’s real name was William Henry Pratt and he was born in England. He was actually a very kindly man who supported children’s charities and worked to improve conditions for actors in Hollywood.  He married 6 times, had one child only and died in 1969, aged 81.

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