On August 30, 1797 Mary Wollenstone is born. Later she would marry a man by the name of Shelley.

Mary Shelley would, on a challenge given over some glasses of wine at an evening’s dinner party, write the classic “Frankenstein”.

The Monster (which, by the way, does not have a name) would be portrayed by many an accomplished actor.

Here are a few:

Boris Karloff      Fred Gwynne     Peter Boyle    Robert De Niro

Who is your favorite?