Károly Lajthay (7 December 1883 – 30 August 1946) was a Hungarian film director, actor and screenwriter. He directed 17 films between 1918 and 1944. He also appeared in 13 films between 1916 and 1920. He was born in Marosvásárhely, Austria-Hungary (now Târgu Mureş, Romania). He directed the first film version of Dracula entitled Drakula halála (1923). Lajthay died in Budapest, Hungary.
|Born||7 December 1883|
|Died||30 August 1946 (aged 62)|
|Other names||Lajthay le Derlé Károly|
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