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Vincent Price (I) (1911–1993)


Actor, writer, and gourmet, Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. was born in St Louis, Missouri, to Marguerite Cobb (Wilcox) and Vincent Leonard Price, Sr., president of the National Candy Company. He traveled through Europe, studied at Yale and became an actor. He made his screen debut in 1938, and after many minor roles, he began to perform in low-budget ... See full bio »

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 1992 The Heart of Justice (TV Movie)
Reggie Shaw
 1991 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series)
Narrator
- How Sweetie It Is (1991) ... Narrator (voice)
 1988 Michaels' Movie Madness (TV Series)
 1987 Sparky's Magic Piano (Video)
Henry, Sparky's dad (voice)
 1987 The Little Troll Prince (TV Movie)
King Ulvik #1 (voice)
 1987 The Nativity (Video short)
King Herod (voice)
 1986 Escapes (TV Movie)
The Mailman
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
Emeric Valdemar
 1985 Simon & Schuster Communications (Video short)
Narrator
 1983 Thriller (TV Short)
Narration (voice)
 1982 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie)
Host
 1982 Ruddigore (TV Movie)
Sir Despard Murgatroyd
 1982 Vincent (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1981 Bustin' Loose
Alcoholic Mechanic (scenes deleted)
 1980 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1980 I Go Pogo
Deacon Mushrat (voice)
 1979 The Strange Case of Alice Cooper (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1979 Scavenger Hunt
Milton Parker
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie)
Dr. Nancy
 1977 The Butterfly Ball
Narrator (voice)
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1977)
 1977 Légendes du Québec (Short)
Narrator (English version, voice)
 1974 The Devil's Triangle (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 1974 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #7.19 (1974) ... Various Characters
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
David Lang
 1971-1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
John Carnby / Professor (segment "Class of '99")
- Death in the Family/The Merciful/Class of '99/Witches' Feast (1971) ... Professor (segment "Class of '99")
 1971 The Golddiggers (TV Series) (1972)
 1971 Curiosity Shop (TV Series)
- Special (1971)
 1971 The Hilarious House of Frightenstein (TV Series)
The Narrator
- Episode #1.99 (1971) ... The Narrator
- Episode #1.98 (1971) ... The Narrator
- Episode #1.97 (1971) ... The Narrator
- Episode #1.96 (1971) ... The Narrator
- Episode #1.95 (1971) ... The Narrator
 1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Vincent Price
- Lucy Cuts Vincent's Price (1970) ... Vincent Price
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Haunted House")
- Love and the Decision/Love and the Haunted House (1970) ... (segment "Love and the Haunted House")
 1970 Scream and Scream Again
Dr. Browning
 1969 Get Smart (TV Series)
Dr. Jarvis Pym
- Is This Trip Necessary? (1969) ... Dr. Jarvis Pym
 1969 World Wide Adventures: Annabel Lee (Short)
Narrator
 1969 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Mr. Middleton
- Fly in My Stew (1969) ... Mr. Middleton
 1969 The Trouble with Girls
Mr. Morality
 1969 The Oblong Box
Julian
 1969 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Dr. Thaddeus Morton
- Copperhead Izzy (1969) ... Dr. Thaddeus Morton
 1969 More Dead Than Alive
Dan Ruffalo
 1968 Spirits of the Dead
Narrator (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1966-1967 Batman (TV Series)
Egghead
- The Ogg Couple (1967) ... Egghead
- Catwoman's Dressed to Kill (1967) ... Egghead (uncredited)
- The Ogg and I (1967) ... Egghead
- Louie, the Lilac (1967) ... Egghead (uncredited)
 1967 The Jackals
Oupa Decker
 1967 House of 1,000 Dolls
Felix Manderville
 1967 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Professor Multiple
- The Deadly Dolls (1967) ... Professor Multiple
 1967 F Troop (TV Series)
Count Sfoza
- V Is for Vampire (1967) ... Count Sfoza
 1966 Clown Alley (TV Movie)
Seltzer Water Clown
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Victor Marton
- The Foxes and Hounds Affair (1965) ... Victor Marton
 1965 Moment of Fear (TV Series)
 1965 City in the Sea
The Captain
 1963 The Comedy of Terrors
Waldo Trumbull
 1963 Beach Party
Big Daddy
 1963 Diary of a Madman
Magistrate Simon Cordier
 1963 The Raven
Dr. Erasmus Craven
 1962 Convicts 4
Carl Carmer
 1962 Confessions of an Opium Eater
Gilbert De Quincey
 1961 Famous Ghost Stories (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1961 Rage of the Buccaneers
Romero
 1961 Master of the World
Captain Robur
 1961 The Best of the Post (TV Series)
Roger Bauer
- Off the Set (1961) ... Roger Bauer
 1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- Shame the Devil (1960)
 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series)
Michael Seemes
- Run-Around (1960) ... Michael Seemes
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Armand Duchette
- The Color of Venom (1960) ... Armand Duchette
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Otto Justin
- Witness No Evil (1959) ... Otto Justin
 1959 The Big Circus
Hans Hagenfeld
 1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Charles Mathews / Othello
- The Moor's Revenge (1958) ... Charles Mathews / Othello
 1956-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Angel Street (1958)
 1952-1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Smith / Swede
- The Kind Mr. Smith (1958) ... Mr. Smith
- High Barrier (1957)
- The Blue Hotel (1957) ... Swede
- Sheila (1953)
- The Human Touch (1952)
 1956-1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Archibald / Vince Meagher / Death
- Angel in the Air (1958) ... Archibald
- The Iron Horse (1957) ... Vince Meagher
 1958 Collector's Item (TV Movie)
Henry Prentiss
 1958 Half Hour to Kill (TV Series)
Gene Wolcott
 1956-1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Jesse White / Alex / Clark Simmons
- Lone Woman (1957) ... Jesse White
- The Clouded Image (1957) ... Alex
- Forbidden Area (1956) ... Clark Simmons
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Howard Keith Howard
- The Perfect Alibi (1957) ... Howard Keith Howard
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Marius Lindsay
- Secret Darkness (1957) ... Marius Lindsay
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Charles Courtney
- The Perfect Crime (1957) ... Charles Courtney
 1955-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Dr. Farrin / Casey Lodge / Gideon Rone
- Avalanche at Devil's Pass (1957) ... Dr. Farrin
- Spin Into Darkness (1956) ... Casey Lodge
- Night of Execution (1955) ... Gideon Rone
 1957 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
- Star Time (1957)
 1955-1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Reverend Alfred W. Price / Rabbi Gershom Seixas / Rev. Robert Russell
- God's Healing (1956) ... Reverend Alfred W. Price
- The Rebel (1956) ... Rabbi Gershom Seixas
- Cleanup (1955) ... Rev. Robert Russell
 1956 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Gary Williams / Dr. Philip Redmond
- One Thousand Eyes (1956) ... Gary Williams
- Operation Flypaper (1956) ... Dr. Philip Redmond
 1956 The Vagabond King
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Alvanley
- Sister (1956) ... Alvanley
 1951-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Joseph Bentley / Dr. Austin Sloper / Christoff / ...
- Sting in the Tail (1956) ... Joseph Bentley
- The Game of Chess (1952) ... Christoff
- The Promise (1951) ... Herbert
 1956 While the City Sleeps
Walter Kyne
 1956 Serenade
Charles Winthrop
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Rev. John Hayes
- The Brainwashing of John Hayes (1955) ... Rev. John Hayes
 1955 Son of Sinbad
Omar Khayyam
 1954 The Mad Magician
Don Gallico / Gallico the Great
 1954 The Orange Coast College Story (Short)
Narrator
 1954 Casanova's Big Night
Casanova (uncredited)
 1954 Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel Drake (Short)
Colonel Edwin L. Drake
 1954 Dangerous Mission
Paul Adams
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series)
- Dream Job (1953)
 1953 Summer Theatre (TV Series)
Cooper Fielding
- Dream Job (1953) ... Cooper Fielding
 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Peter Hammond
- The Ringmaster (1952) ... Peter Hammond
 1952 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
- Dream Man (1952)
 1952 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Duke de Chartles
- Monsieur Beaucaire (1952) ... Duke de Chartles
 1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
- The Third Door (1952)
 1952 The Las Vegas Story
Lloyd Rollins
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Torture (1951) ... (unconfirmed)
 1951 His Kind of Woman
Mark Cardigan
 1951 Adventures of Captain Fabian
George Brissac
 1950 Curtain Call at Cactus Creek
Tracy Holland
 1949 The Christmas Carol (TV Short)
Narrator
 1948 Rogues' Regiment
Mark Van Ratten
 1947 Moss Rose
Police Inspector R. Clinner
 1947 The Long Night
Maximilian the Great
 1947 The Web
Andrew Colby
 1945 Leave Her to Heaven
Russell Quinton
 1945 A Royal Scandal
Marquis de Fleury
 1944 The Keys of the Kingdom
Angus Mealey
 1944 The Eve of St. Mark
Pvt. Francis Marion
 1940 Green Hell
David Richardson
 1938 The Shoemaker's Holiday (TV Movie)
Master Hammon
 1938 Service de Luxe
Robert Wade
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1960s) Unsold pilot: He and Peter Lorre starred as crime-fighting antique dealers in a pilot called "Collector's Item." See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 10 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 22 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

What's important about an actor is his acting, not his life. See more »

Trivia:

Although always a gentleman, he was considered an eccentric and often engaged in over-the-top theatrics while discussing his favorite subjects, cooking and poetry. See more »

Trademark:

Often played an anti-hero who wants revenge on those who wronged him See more »

Nickname:

King of the Grand Guignol See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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