Colin Clive (1900–1937)


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Who could forget Colin Clive's "It's Alive! It's Alive!" as he melted to the floor mumbling the same over and over in ecstasy after his success at animating the Monster in the first sound version of Frankenstein (1931). Film history - horror film history - but part of a short history for actor Colin Clive - he died at 37 years of age. The son of a... See full bio »

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Known For

Frankenstein Henry Frankenstein
(1931)
The Bride of Frankenstein Henry Frankenstein
(1935)
Mad Love Stephen Orlac
(1935)
Christopher Strong Sir Christopher Strong
(1933)

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 1937 The Woman I Love
Capt. Thelis
 1937 History Is Made at Night
Bruce Vail
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo
Lord Eric Reynolds
 1935 Mad Love
Stephen Orlac
 1935 The Girl from 10th Avenue
John Marland
 1935 The Bride of Frankenstein
Henry Frankenstein
 1935 The Right to Live
Maurice
 1935 Clive of India
Capt. Johnstone
 1934 Jane Eyre
Edward Rochester
 1934 One More River
Sir Gerald Corven
 1934 The Key
Captain Andrew 'Andy' Kerr
 1933 Looking Forward
Geoffrey Fielding
 1933 Christopher Strong
Sir Christopher Strong
 1932 The Stronger Sex
Warren Barrington
 1932 Lily Christine
Rupert Harvey
 1931 Frankenstein
Henry Frankenstein
 1930 Journey's End
Capt. Denis Stanhope
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Eight Bells (1933). Drama. Written by Percy S. Mandley. Scenic Design by Cleon Throckmorton. Directed by Frank Gregory. Hudson Theatre: 28 Oct 1933- Nov 1933 (closing date unknown/17 performances). Cast: Harrison Brockbank (as "Ashworth"), Donald Bruce (as "Yetts"), John Buckler (as "Ormrod"), Colin Clive (as "Dale"), Paul ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Jeanne De Casalis  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[to Louis Hayward on the set of "The Woman I Love"] My dear sir, get out of this business. It'll kill you; it'll kill you.

Trivia:

He was a direct descendant of Clive of India and intended to pursue a career in the military, but a fall from a horse shattered those plans. This may be part of the reason why he was drinking - he was no longer fit enough to continue in his intended occupation. See more »

Trademark:

Clipped English accent See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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