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.
|Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus character|
|Created by||Mary Shelley|
|Portrayed by||Colin Clive|
Jonny Lee Miller
|Nickname(s)||Dr. Frankenstein, Heinrich "Henry" von Frankenstein (1931 film), Mad scientist|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Lavenza (cousin/wife)|
|Religion||Christian (Roman Catholic)|