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Colin Clive

 

Colin Clive, 1900-1937, British actor.

After working with him in Journey's End (1930), James Whale chose Clive to play Henry Frankenstein [sic] with Boris Karloff's Monster in Universal's 1931 Frankenstein . He repeated the role in The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), but died (of tuberculosis, hastened by a drinking problem) before the third Universal movie, The Son of Frankenstein (1939).

Clive's films include:

  • Journey's End (1930)
  • The Stronger Sex (1931)
  • Frankenstein (1931)
  • Lily Christine (1932)
  • Looking Forward (1933)
  • Christopher Strong (1933)
  • One More River (1934)
  • The Key (1934)
  • The Right to Live (1935)
  • The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
  • Mad Love (1935)
  • Jane Eyre (1935)
  • The Girl from Tenth Avenue (1935)
  • Clive of India (1935)
  • The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  • The Widow from Monte Carlo (1936)
  • The Woman I Love (1937)
  • History Is Made at Night (1937)

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Original publication date

1818
1831

Published @ RC

May 2009