Victor Frankenstein

character from Mary Shelley's 1818 novel "Frankenstein"

Victor Frankenstein is a fictional character in the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. He creates a monster by putting together dead parts into a body and then bringing the body to life, but is scared by how ugly the monster is and abandons it. The Monster comes back and asks for a wife. Victor creates a female monster but then destroys her instead of bringing her to life. The Monster gets revenge by killing everyone Victor Frankenstein ever cared about. Victor wants revenge on the Monster but dies of pneumonia before he can get it.

Victor Frankenstein
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus character
Created byMary Shelley
Portrayed byColin Clive
Cedric Hardwicke
Peter Cushing
Ralph Bates
Kenneth Branagh
Benedict Cumberbatch
Jonny Lee Miller
Alec Newman
Samuel West
Aden Young
David Anders
Harry Treadaway
Helen McCrory
Raul Julia
James McAvoy
Gene Wilder
Eugene Lebowitz
Nickname(s)Dr. Frankenstein, Heinrich "Henry" von Frankenstein (1931 film), Mad scientist



Spouse(s)Elizabeth Lavenza (cousin/wife)
ReligionChristian (Roman Catholic)