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.


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).



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:

Returns as Dr. Phibes

By Rick29 on Oct 26, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

as Dr. Phibes. When we last saw Dr. Anton Phibes (), he was laying beside his dead wife in an hidden chamber, his blood being replaced with a mysterious fluid. Three years later, the blood-exchange process is reversed and Dr. Phibes--now revived--is rejoined by his faithf... Read full article

The Blogathon – Wrap Up

By Barry P. on Apr 19, 2020 From Cinematic Catharsis

It’s hard to believe that we’ve reached the end of the Blogathon, after months of planning. The call for submissions went out in February, and participants rose to the challenge with multiple reviews, a podcast, videos, a cocktail recipe, and another fabulous word puzzle, c... Read full article

The Blogathon – Day 2 Recap

By Barry P. on Apr 18, 2020 From Cinematic Catharsis

Day Two of the Vincent Prince Blogathon is upon us, and we have another bumper crop of posts, with Edgar Allan Poe, creepy houses, flying mammals, gothic romance, the silly side of Mr. Price, a double dose of biopics, TV, radio drama, and Vincent singing! If you plan to participate but you... Read full article

THE BLOGATHON: Have Gun - Will Travel, The Moor's Revenge, 1958

on Apr 17, 2020 From Caftan Woman

Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews and Barry at Cinematic Catharsis are our hosts for THE BLOGATHON on April 17 - 19. THE MOOR'S REVENGE First aired: Saturday, December 27, 1958 Written by Melvin Levy Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen OUR CAST Richard Boone as Palad... Read full article

The Blogathon Is Here – Day 1 Recap

By Barry P. on Apr 17, 2020 From Cinematic Catharsis

Gill Jacob of Realweegiemidget Reviews and I proudly present the first day of The Blogathon! To say that response to this three-day blogging extravaganza has been tremendous would be an understatement. Our talented bloggers have risen to the challenge, doing what they do best, to show ... Read full article

See all articles

Vincent Price Quotes:

Joseph Smith: Perhaps it's time to show a different kind of courage... and do something besides being killed for what we believe.

Burnbridge Waters: When people fall in love, they often act a little foolishly

Big Daddy: Bring me my pendulum, kiddies, I feel like swinging!

read more quotes from Vincent Price...

Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Also a Gemini

See All Geminis >>
Vincent Price on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame

See All Walk of Fame Stars >>
Vincent Price Facts
Was a member of the family that started the company that makes Magic Baking Powder.

He often expressed an interest in doing Shakespeare, which is why Theatre of Blood (1973) was one of his favorite roles.

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 All Related Facts >>