Bela Lugosi in the 1930 Census…

1930 CENSUS

Bela Lugosi

(1892-1956)

né Béla Ferenc Dezsõ Blaskó

Film actor

Count Dracula in Dracula (1931)

 

 

 

 

1146 Hudson Avenue

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

Rent, $40

Radio

Census taken on April 8, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Bela Lugosi (head), 41 / Romania (1920) / Actor / Theatrical

 

NOTE: Today is the 116th birthday of Bela Lugosi!

 

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* Information includes relationship to head of household, age / place of birth (year of arrival in this country, if applicable) / occupation / industry.

  

The preceeding text is taken from my recent book, Celebrities in the 1930 Census (McFarland & Co., Inc., 2008). This directory provides an extensive listing of household information collected for over 2,265 famous or notorious individuals who were alive during the 1930 United States Census. Please note: The above photographs do not appear in the book.

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5 Responses to “Bela Lugosi in the 1930 Census…”

  1. dawn says:

    thank you for remembering Bela today.

  2. Harry Martin says:

    Cute house (albeit, for the trash cans) 🙂

  3. Melissa says:

    Love Bela Lugosi…always have, always will. Thank you so much for remembering him, Allan. The house is adorable…so picturesque. The same cannot be said of the endless collection of trash containers.

  4. Mister Bill says:

    Really cool information. Note how Bela fudges on his birth date. No matter. Big Lugosi fan, always was always will be. Thanks again!

  5. Ashley says:

    Love this home!!! To bad the current owner is on room crushers change the entire home!

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