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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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 1981 Bustin' Loose
Alcoholic Mechanic (scenes deleted)
 1980 I Go Pogo
Deacon Mushrat (voice)
 1979 Scavenger Hunt
Milton Parker
 1977 The Butterfly Ball
Narrator (voice)
 1970 Scream and Scream Again
Dr. Browning
 1969 The Oblong Box
 1969 The Trouble with Girls
Mr. Morality
 1969 More Dead Than Alive
Dan Ruffalo
 1968 Spirits of the Dead
Narrator (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1967 The Jackals
Oupa Decker
 1967 House of 1,000 Dolls
Felix Manderville
 1965 City in the Sea
The Captain, Sir Hugh
 1963 The Comedy of Terrors
Waldo Trumbull
 1963 Beach Party
Big Daddy
 1963 Diary of a Madman
Magistrate Simon Cordier
 1962 Convicts 4
Carl Carmer
 1962 Confessions of an Opium Eater
Gilbert De Quincey
 1961 Rage of the Buccaneers
 1961 Master of the World
Captain Robur
 1959 The Big Circus
Hans Hagenfeld
 1956 The Vagabond King
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1956 While the City Sleeps
Walter Kyne
 1956 Serenade
Charles Winthrop
 1954 The Mad Magician
Don Gallico / Gallico the Great
 1954 Casanova's Big Night
Casanova (uncredited)
 1954 Dangerous Mission
Paul Adams
 1952 The Las Vegas Story
Lloyd Rollins
 1951 His Kind of Woman
Mark Cardigan
 1951 Adventures of Captain Fabian
George Brissac
 1950 Curtain Call at Cactus Creek
Tracy Holland
 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 Eve of St. Mark
Pvt. Francis Marion
 1940 Green Hell
David Richardson
 1938 Service de Luxe
Robert Wade
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Stage: Appeared in "The American Way" See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 10 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 24 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Suddenly in the '50s, a whole new group of actors came out: Marlon Brando, James Dean and Paul Newman, who were very moody and realistic. So actors like myself and Basil Rathbone and so on didn't really fit into those realistic dramas and we began to do costume pictures. This was really the only place we could go on working if we wanted to survive as actors. Most of the things of my later career ... See more »


At times, he struggled to get roles early in his career due to his 6' 4" frame, as producers often avoid casting actors who are much taller than their leading men. See more »


Distinctive low-pitched voice and atmospheric narration See more »


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