Vincent Price

Price in ''[[House on Haunted Hill]]'' (1959) Vincent Leonard Price Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, art historian, art collector, and gourmet cook. He appeared on stage, television, and radio, and in more than 100 films. Price has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for motion pictures and one for television.

Price's first film role was as a leading man in the 1938 comedy ''Service de Luxe''. He became a character actor, appearing in ''The Song of Bernadette'' (1943), ''Laura'' (1944), ''The Keys of the Kingdom'' (1944), ''Leave Her to Heaven'' (1945), ''Dragonwyck'' (1946), and ''The Ten Commandments'' (1956). He established himself in the horror genre with roles in ''House of Wax'' (1953), ''The Fly'' (1958), ''House on Haunted Hill'' (1959), ''Return of the Fly'' (1959), ''The Tingler'' (1959), ''The Last Man on Earth'' (1964), ''Witchfinder General'' (1968), ''The Abominable Dr. Phibes'' (1971), and ''Theatre of Blood'' (1973). He collaborated with Roger Corman on ''House of Usher'' (1960), ''The Pit and the Pendulum'' (1961), ''The Haunted Palace'' (1963), and ''The Masque of the Red Death'' (1964), most of which were Edgar Allan Poe adaptations. Price appeared in the television series ''Batman'' as Egghead.

Price voiced the villainous Professor Ratigan in Disney's animated film ''The Great Mouse Detective'' (1986), and appeared in the drama ''The Whales of August'' (1987), which earned him an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male nomination. Price's final film was Tim Burton's ''Edward Scissorhands'' (1990). For his contributions to cinema, he received lifetime achievement or special tribute awards from Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films; Fantasporto; Bram Stoker Awards; and Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Price narrated animated films, radio dramas, and documentaries, and provided the narration in Michael Jackson's song "Thriller". For his voice work in ''Great American Speeches'' (1959), Price was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album.

Price was an art collector and arts consultant, with a degree in art history. He lectured and wrote books on art. The Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College is named in his honor. Price was a gourmet cook and cookbook author. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Price, Vincent, 1911-1993
    Published 1972
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    by Price, Vincent, 1911-1993
    Published 1981
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    by Delacroix, Eugène, 1798-1863
    Published 1961
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    by Bazin, Germain
    Published 1960
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    by Grant, Mary, 1917-2002
    Published 1965
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    by Grant, Mary, 1917-2002
    Published 1983
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    Published 2014
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    by Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
    Published 2000
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    by Grant, Mary, 1917-2002
    Published 1969
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    Published 1987
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    Published 1993
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    Published 1984
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