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Vincent Price Overview:

Legendary actor, Vincent Price, was born Vincent Leonard Price Jr. on May 27, 1911 in St. Louis, MO. Price appeared in over 95 film and TV roles. His best known films include The Song of Bernadette (1943), Leave Her to Heaven (1945), House of Wax (1953), The Fly (1958), The Tingler (1959), House on Haunted Hill (1959), House of Usher (1960), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Tower of London (1962), The Raven (1963), and The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971). Price also appeared as the villain Egghead on seven episodes of the popular TV series Batman from 1966 to 1967. Price died at the age of 82 on Oct 25, 1993 in Los Angeles, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea off Point Dume in Southern CA.

MINI BIO:

Handsome but faintly shifty-looking, Vincent Price's slight sneer got him cast in some good forties roles as untrustworthy associates. But he was never quite a top-of-the-cast man until he settled into horror films and became known as the 'Master of Menace'. Price was also a cookery and art expert. He was married to actress Coral Browne (third wife) from 1974-1991).

(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).

HONORS and AWARDS:

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television. Price was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

The Tag

By Dan Day Jr. on Sep 29, 2018 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Recently my good friend Derek Koch of the Monster Kid Radio podcast applied the " Tag" on me. Apparently the " Tag" has been going around YouTube for awhile--it is a series of questions concerning the legendary actor, and various podcasts have been "tagging" others to take ... Read full article


Streaming Vincent: Some Top Picks on YouTube (Part Two)

By Michael on Apr 2, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Not too long ago we revisited an earlier post which was all about movies which are available to stream in their entirety on YouTube. It was actually a re-working of an article from a few years back which was focused on Price films available on Netflix back when it was actually a good p... Read full article


Streaming Vincent: Some Top Picks on YouTube (Part One)

By Michael on Mar 23, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

In looking back through the archives and statistics for the site, I find that one of the most popular articles I’ve posted is 2013’s Streaming Vincent: Some Top Picks on Netflix. Of course, a lot has changed since 2013, one of the main things – at least as far as that... Read full article


The Five Best Performances

By Rick29 on Mar 16, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

A little devil provides bad advice! 1. Champagne for Caesar (1950). It's a shame that didn't make more straight comedies because he's hilarious as a business tycoon in this underrated gem. He plays Burnbridge "Dirty" Waters, owner of the Milady Soap company ("the soap that sanctifies"... Read full article


The Five Best Performances

By Rick29 on Mar 16, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

A little devil provides bad advice! 1. Champagne for Caesar (1950). It's a shame that didn't make more straight comedies because he's hilarious as a business tycoon in this underrated gem. He plays Burnbridge "Dirty" Waters, owner of the Milady Soap company ("the soap that sanctifies"... Read full article


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Vincent Price Quotes:

Maximilian: [to Jo-Ann] You have sharp nails like a little animal. Maybe that's what I like about you.


Waldo Trumbull: [to a stuffed bear] What are you grinning at?


Shelby Carpenter: I can afford a blemish on my character, but not on my clothes.


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Vincent Price Facts
He was a longtime member of St. Victor's, and his wife Coral Browne was buried there with a Mozart Requiem Mass accompanied by a full orchestra.

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

A transcript of an on-stage Q&A with Price (from a 1990s Fangoria convention) appears in Tom Weaver's book "Attack of the Monster Movie Makers" (McFarland & Co., 1994).

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