Sunday, November 4, 2012

The faces of Frankenstein's monster

Charles Stanton Ogle in the 1910 silent film Frankenstein

Percy Standing in the 1915 film Life Without Soul

Boris Karloff in the 1931 movie Frankenstein, the 1935 movie Bride of Frankenstein and the 1939 movie Son of Frankenstein

Lon Chaney, Jr. in the 1942 movie The Ghost of Frankenstein

Bela Lugosi in the 1943 movie Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman

Glenn Strange in the 1944 movie House of Frankenstein, the 1945 movie House of Dracula and the 1948 movie Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

Gary Conway in the 1957 movie I Was a Teenage Frankenstein and the 1958 movie How to Make a Monster

Christopher Lee in the 1957 movie The Curse of Frankenstein

Michael Gwynn in the 1958 movie The Revenge of Frankenstein

Mike Lane in the 1958 movie Frankenstein 1970

Harry Wilson in the 1958 drive in film Frankenstein's Daughter

Kiwi Kingston in the 1963 movie The Evil of Frankenstein

Koji Furuhata in the 1965 movie Frankenstein Conquers The World

Bruce Glover (uncredited) in the 1965 movie Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster

Frankenstein, Jr. in the 1966 cartoon Frankenstein, Jr. and The Impossibles

Susan Denberg in the 1967 movie Frankenstein Created Woman

Robert Rodan in the soap opera Dark Shadows

Freddie Jones in the 1969 movie Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

David Prowse in the 1970 movie The Horror of Frankenstein

Ferdinando Murolo (uncredited) in the 1970 movie Los Monstruos del Terror 

John Bloom in the 1971 movie Dracula vs. Frankenstein

Peter Whiteman in the 1971 movie Lady Frankenstein

Fernando Bilbao in the 1972 movie Dracula: Prisoner of Frankenstein 

Xiro Papas in the 1972 movie Frankenstein 80 

Joe De Sue in the 1973 movie Blackenstein

Michael Sarrazin in the 1973 movie Frankenstein: The True Story

Srdjan Zelenovic in 1973 movie Andy Warhol presents Flesh For Frankenstein

David Prowse in the 1974 movie Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Loren Ewing in the 1974 movie Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks

Peter Boyle in the production Young Frankenstein

Per Oscarsson in the 1976 movie Terror of Frankenstein

The Monster in the Japanese 1981 anime Kyofu Densetsu: Kaiki! Furankenshutain

Clancy Brown in the 1985 movie The Bride

Tom Noonan in the 1987 movie The Monster Squad

Nick Brimble in the 1990 movie Frankenstein Unbound

Randy Quaid in the 1992 movie Frankenstein

Robert De Niro in the 1994 movie Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

YĆ» Sekida and Haruo Nakajima play brother monsters in the 1996 Japanese movie The War of the Gargantuas

Peter Crombie in the 1997 show House of Frankenstein 1997

Frank Welker voiced The Monster the 1999 production Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein

A thumb in the 2002 video Frankenthumb 

Shuler Hensley in the 2004 movie Van Helsing

Luke Goss in the 2004 production Frankenstein

Vincent Perez in the 2005 movie Frankenstein

Joel Hebner in the 2005 movie Frankenstein Reborn

Lawrence Furbish in the 2005 movie Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood Cove

Julian Bleach in the 2007 movie Frankenstein

Eri Otoguro in the 2009 movie Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl

Craig Dabbs in the 2009 movie House of the Wolf Man

Scott Adsit voiced The Monster in the 2010 show Mary Shelley's Frankenhole

Jonny Lee Miller in the 2011 play Frankenstein

Tim Krueger in the 2011 production Frankenstein: Day of the Beast

Kevin James voiced The Monster in the 2012 movie Hotel Transylvania

David Gest in the 2012 play A Nightmare On Lime Street

The movie I, Frankenstein is coming in 2013

Frankenstein from DC Comics

Frankenstein from Dell Comics

Frankenstein's Monster from Marvel Comics

Frankenstein from Prize Comics

Frankenstein from the Death Race series of movies

Franken Stein from Soul Eater (a combination of Frankenstein and his monster)


  1. AnonymousJune 15, 2014

    Great Rundown of Frankenstein Concepts over the years! Wasn't there a John Hurt movie called "Frankenstein Unbound"? I seem to recall it was a considerably different make up from the Karloff monster; opposable thumbs on both sides of each hand, for example.

    1. He's in the list; that was Nick Brimble.