Veteran Hungarian actor Bela Lugosi, 73, best known for his many Dracula screen roles, died late yesterday in his apartment at 5620 Harold Way, apparently the victim of a heart attack.
Lugosi's wife, the former Hope Lininger of Johnstown, Pa., whom the actor once credited with encouraging him to break a drug addiction, told police her husband was dead in bed when she returned home last night.
Acting Career Resumed
Mrs. Lugosi said the actor had completed one picture since he ended his drug cure and "seemed to be getting better month by month."
Lugosi's acting career was interrupted temporarily in 1955 when he turned up at the office of...