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Born Bela Blasko, Bela Lugosi (1882-1956) was a Hungarian-born actor forever associated with his performance in the title role of 1931's Dracula, based on the Bram Stoker novel. He is considered one of the biggest icons in the history of Horror. His last years were depicted in Tim Burton's 1994 film Ed Wood.
References in other fandoms
- Bela Talbot, a villainess in Supernatural, used "Lugosi" as an alias.
- The British Gothic rock band Bauhaus' debut single, released in 1979, was titled "Bela Lugosi's Dead."
- The character Legosi in the manga and anime series Beastars was named in honor of the actor