|Frankenstein’s bride was wife of Charles Laughton|
|Wednesday, October 20, 2010|
Dear Ken: Who was the actress that played opposite Boris Karloff’s monster in “The Bride of Frankenstein”? What other movies did she make?
That was Elsa Lanchester, a star of the British stage and screen before she came to the U.S. Married to Charles Laughton until his death in 1962, she died in 1986 at age 84 of bronchial pneumonia. Among her film credits were “The Private Life of Henry VIII,” “Rembrandt,” “The Bishop’s Wife,” “Come to the Stable,” “Witness for the Prosecution,” “Bell, Book and Candle,” “Lassie Come Home,” “The Secret Garden,” “Mary Poppins” and “Willard.” Her last film role was as Grandma in “National Lampoon’s Vacation” in 1893,
Dear Ken: How old is Howie Mandel? Didn’t he make some movies before he got on “Deal or No Deal” and “America’s Got Talent”?
Dear Ken: How old was Julie Andrews when she made “The Sound of Music”? How many children does she have?