Birth Name: Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó
Date of Birth: 20 October, 1882
Place of Birth: Lugos, the Austria-Hungarian Empire (now Lugoj, Romania)
Date of Death: August 16, 1956
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Ethnicity: Hungarian, possibly Serbian
Bela Lugosi was a Hungarian and American actor. Bela was born in Lugos, the Austria-Hungarian Empire (now Lugoj, Romania), and moved to the U.S. in 1920, later becoming an American citizen. He was the son of Paula (de Vojnich) and István Blaskó. He was raised Catholic.
Bela was married to Hope Lininger, until his death. He had a son, attorney Bela G. Lugosi, with his former wife, Lillian Arch.