Boris Karloff (born William Henry Pratt, 23 November 1887 - 2 February 1969) was a British actor who lived during the 19th and 20th centuries. He was best known for playing Frankenstein's monster in the 1931 film Frankenstein and its first two sequels Bride of Frankenstein and Son of Frankenstein.
Trip Tucker considered them to be the three best horror films ever made and organized that they be shown on successive nights aboard Enterprise in January 2153. (ENT episode: "Horizon")
Karloff also starred in the 1934 film The Black Cat with Bela Lugosi. (ENT episode: "Stigma")