Find the best quotes by Bela Lugosi.
Women have a predestination to suffering.
When a film company is in the red they come to me. Always it is the same.
Without movie parts I was reduced to freak status. I just couldn’t stand it.
There was no male vampire type in existence. Someone suggested an actor of the Continental School who could play any type, and mentioned me.
The stage is near and dear to me.
The vampire was a complete change from the usual romantic characters I was playing, but it was a success.
The former ruling class kept the community of actors in ignorance by means of various lies.
The actor depends wholly on himself. He gives his performance in what, to him, seems the most effective manner.
Of all the roles I’ve done on the stage, I’m partial to Cyrano de Bergerac.
It took me years to live down Dracula and convince the film producers that I would play almost any other type of role.
It was hell to go through what I went through. I didn’t know I had so many friends. Many people gave a damn about my…
In the studio the director controls the actor’s every move, every inflection, every expression.
The screen magnifies everything, even the way you are thinking.
To portray a maniac offers a compelling challenge.
If you are not serious, people will sense it.
In Hungary acting is a profession. In America it is a decision.
I’ll take any story if it’s good.
I have played Dracula a thousand times on stage and I find I have become thoroughly settled in the technique of the stage and not…
I look in the mirror and say to myself, Can it be you once played Romeo?
I enjoy my work. I haven’t been an actor for 30 years without getting pleasure out of the profession.
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