Quiz: Know Your Frankenstein Actors
by Staff
So you fancy yourself quite the monster movie fan, eh? Well let's see how well you know your "Frankenstein" movies. In this quiz, you'll have to match monsters to makers, actors to actor across more than a century's worth of films inspired by Mary Shelly's classic novel.

Let's kick this quiz off right with the iconic 1931 film "Frankenstein." Colin Clive plays the scientist. Who stars as the monster?

  • Lon Chaney Jr.
  • Bela Lugosi
  • Boris Karloff

Karloff reprised his role as the monster in two sequels, including 1939's "Son of Frankenstein." Which actor, also known for playing Sherlock Holmes, took the role of the titular son, Baron Wolf von Frankenstein?

  • Peter Cushing
  • Basil Rathbone
  • Christopher Lee

Speaking of Peter Cushing, he played Victor Frankenstein for the first of many times in the 1957 Hammer horror film "The Curse of Frankenstein." Who was the monster?

  • Christopher Lee
  • David Prowse
  • Oliver Reed

A 1968 episode of the British TV show "Mystery and Imagination" featured the same "Lord of the Rings" actor as both Frankenstein and Frankenstein's monster. Who was it?

  • Ian Holm
  • Christopher Lee
  • Ian McKellen

Mel Brooks' 1974 comedy "Young Frankenstein" takes a funny stab at the classic horror tale. Who played the monster to Gene Wilder's Frankenstein?

  • Harvey Korman
  • Peter Boyle
  • Dom DeLuise

The 1985 film "The Bride" headlined Clancy Brown as the monster and which British rock star as Frankenstein?

  • Roger Daltrey
  • David Bowie
  • Sting

Horror veteran Roger Corman directed an adaptation of the Brian Aldiss novel "Frankenstein Unbound," in which a time traveler meets Victor Frankenstein. Nick Brimble acted as the monster. Who was Frankenstein?

  • Raul Julia
  • John Hurt
  • Jason Patric

Patrick Bergin played Victor Frankenstein in a 1992 TV movie. Which American actor stepped up as the monster?

  • Robert De Niro
  • Andre the Giant
  • Randy Quaid

Speaking of Robert De Niro, he took a turn as the monster in 1994's "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein." Which actor did a spin as his creator?

  • Kenneth Branagh
  • Ian Holm
  • Aidan Quinn

A 2011 episode of the U.K.'s National Theatre Live featured a stage production of "Frankenstein" directed by Danny Boyle. Which British actor played both Victor Frankenstein and the monster?

  • Martin Freeman
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Robert Carlyle