Character Actors

Edna May Oliver – Character Star

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Edna May Oliver

“It’s this face of mine. No one can mistake it. If I were a dramatic actress, people wouldn’t dare approach me as they do. Being just a comic, they come up to me wherever I am and ask me anything.” – Edna May Oliver Source: Franc Dillon (1935)   (1932). Co-stars Robert Armstrong, James Gleason, […]

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Bela Lugosi – photos and quotes

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“Death is the only thing that really is frightening to me. The calendar turns, and eventually, you have to go.” – Bela Lugosi Source: Aline Mosby (1955) Photo: 1931       “I have never met a vampire personally, but I don’t know what might happen tomorrow.” — Bela Lugosi Photo: Dracula (1931)   “If […]

Character Actors

Peter Lorre – photos and quotes

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Peter Lorre

“Doesn’t it strike you as just a little funny when you think of us actors eternally putting on and taking off make-up and spending the best part of our days and nights making funny faces? When you look at it from a grown-up point of view, acting is the most childish of professions, isn’t it? […]

Character Actors

Dwight Frye – photos and quotes

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Dwight Frye

“No matter how alien the lines may seem to his own personality and viewpoint, the good actor makes himself, for the moment at least, believe completely in their work. Without that belief, he can’t make his words ring true.” — Dwight Frye in 1933. Photo: Frankenstein (1931)   “If God is good, I will be […]