Vincent Leonard Price Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor best known for his performances in horror films, although his career spanned other genres, including film noir, drama, mystery, thriller, and comedy.
Actor, raconteur, art collector and connoisseur of haute cuisine are just some of the attributes associated with Vincent Price. He was born of Welsh ancestry to prosperous parents ("not rich enough to evoke envy but successful enough to demand respect").
✨ Vincent Price Trade Marks
★ Often played in horror films with a sense of black humor
★ Often played an anti-hero who wants revenge on those who wronged him
★ Frequently played villains who died screaming
★ Distinctive low-pitched voice and atmospheric narration
★ Often played imposing, menacing villains
★ Towering height and slender frame
★ Campy theatrical performances
★ Ecstatic, hysterical and terrifying laugh
Famously, his name has long been a byword for Gothic horror on screen. However, Vincent Price was, first and foremost, a man of the stage. It is where he began his career and where it ended. He faced the footlights for the first time at the Gate Theatre in London.
An avid gourmet chef, he wrote a number of cookbooks. He loves opera and cooking.
Had his own mail-order book club in the 1970s, "Vincent Price Books", specializing in mystery and detective novels.
Had started an egg-throwing fight while making a guest spot as the villain Egghead on the television series Batman (1966).
He often expressed an interest in doing Shakespeare, which is why Theater of Blood (1973) was one of his favorite roles.
Under contract at MGM from 1941-58.
Had provided quasi-"rap" voice-over for Michael Jackson's music video Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983).
✨ Vincent Price Quotes:
"I don't play monsters. I play men besieged by fate and out for revenge."
"The horror thriller offers the serious actor unique opportunities to test his ability to make the unbelievable believable."
"I played so many gentlemen at the beginning of my career that I certainly wanted to play some villains and so I got kind of stuck in villains."
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