How tall is Bela Lugosi ?

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Bela Lugosi's height is 6ft 1in (185 cm)

Hungarian Actor best known for his portrayal of Count Dracula. He also appeared in White Zombie, Night of Terror, Son Of Frankenstein, Murders in the Rue Morgue, Island of Lost Souls, The Black Cat, Ninothcka, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein and The Wolf Man. In the book 'Immortal Count' it mentions: "arriving in New Orleans, his height was listed accurately as 6ft 1, but the hasty clerk filling out the forms shrank him to 5ft 10". He was also described as having a weight of 167 pounds in another publication.
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Sam says on 22/Oct/14
Thanks! He really could look 6'1" at peak such as in movies like The Black Cat and Dracula...he lost height and curved his spine arguably even earlier than Boris would be hard-pressed to say that Lugosi seems taller than Karloff for sure in The Body Snatcher.
Sam says on 20/Oct/14
Rob, Murders in the Rue Morgue, Island of Lost Souls, The Black Cat, Ninothcka and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, could you add these to his credits?
csordas says on 9/Jan/14
It was austria-hungary back then. Many spoke hungarian (magyar)
Snake says on 13/Jul/13
Around 6'1" to 6'2"
DickMcNice says on 30/Oct/12
In Invisible Ray, he towers over Karloff, who was listed at 5' 11"
Ace says on 29/Jul/12
Why is he mentioned as being Hungarian? He was born in Romania. Anyway, this height listing seems fair.
[Editor Rob: in late 1800's european countries weren't all the same as today, back then wasn't he born in what was then Hungary... ]

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