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Vincent Price

Vincent Price
Photo: Carl Van Vechten / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

May 27, 1911


October 25, 1993


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



6 ft 4 in | 193 cm


82.5 kg | 182 lbs

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Vincent Leonard Price Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, on May 27, 1911, was an American actor.

Young Vincent Price began his professional acting career with Orson Welles's Mercury Theatre in London (1935).

He made big screen debut in comedy film Service de Luxe (1938) in role as Robert Wade.

He got his television debut in black and white special The Christmas Carol (1949) as Narrator.

Vincent's breakthrough performance came as Professor Henry Jarrod in mystery horror film House of Wax (1953).

He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Victoria Regina" (1935) in role as Prince Albert, at Broadhurst Theatre.

Vincent Price Height and Weight

How tall was Vincent Price and what was his weight? Vincent Price's height was 6' 4" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 193 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 182 іn pоunds or 82.5 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He won the Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival Special Mention Award for Best Actor for his role as Dr. Anton Phibes in dark comedy horror film The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971).

He played François Delambre in science fiction horror films:

The Fly (1958)

Return of the Fly (1959)

He won the Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival Caixa de Catalunya Award for Best Actor for his role as Lionel Grisbane in comedy horror film House of the Long Shadows (1983).

He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his role as Mr. Maranov in drama film The Whales of August (1987).

The Song of Bernadette (1943) biographical drama opposite Jennifer Jones and Charles Bickford

Laura (1944) noir with Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews

The Keys of the Kingdom (1944) drama opposite Gregory Peck and Thomas Mitchell

Leave Her to Heaven (1945) psychological thriller with Gene Tierney and Cornel Wilde

Dragonwyck (1946) drama opposite Gene Tierney and Walter Huston

The Ten Commandments (1956) epic religious drama with Charlton Heston and Yul Brynner

House on Haunted Hill (1959) supernatural horror opposite Richard Long and Carol Ohmart

The Tingler (1959) horror with Judith Evelyn and Darryl Hickman

The Last Man on Earth (1964) post-apocalyptic science fiction horror opposite Emma Danieli and Franca Bettoia

Witchfinder General (1968) historical horror with Ian Ogilvy and Hilary Dwyer

Theatre of Blood (1973) horror comedy opposite Ian Hendry and Diana Rigg

House of Usher (1960) horror with Myrna Fahey and Mark Damon

The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) horror opposite Barbara Steele and John Kerr

The Masque of the Red Death (1964) horror with Hazel Court and Jane Asher

He voiced Professor Ratigan in Disney's animated mystery adventure film The Great Mouse Detective (1986).

Edward Scissorhands (1990) fantasy romance with Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder

Best TV Shows

He played Egghead in ABC live action television series Batman (1966).

He portrayed Jason Winters in CBS fantasy drama series Time Express (1979).

He voiced Vincent Van Ghoul in animated television series The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (1985).


Attended the St. Louis Country Day School and Milford Academy in Milford, Connecticut.

Graduated from Yale University (1933), with a degree in English and a minor in art history.

Studied at Courtauld Institute of Art in London.

He was youngest of four children.

Had Welsh and English ancestry.

He was a commissioner of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board.

He was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Great American Speeches (1959).

He authored several cookbooks.

He narrated the monologue on Michael Jackson's song "Thriller".

Has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for motion pictures and one for television.

He won the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Life Career Award in 1986.

He won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Career Achievement Award in 1991.

He won the Bram Stoker Special Trustees Award in 1994.

Vincent died on October 25, 1993, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82.


He was married to:

Coral Browne (1974-1991)

Mary Grant (1949-1973) they had one daughter, Victoria Price

Edith Barrett (1938-1948) they had one son, Vincent Barrett Price


He dated Deanna Durbin (1948).

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