Vincent Price

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Actor, writer, and gourmet, Vincent Price was born in St Louis, Missouri. Vincent Price traveled through Europe, studied at Yale and became an actor. Vincent Price made his screen debut in 1938, and after many minor roles, Vincent Price began to perform in low-budget horror movies such as House of Wax (1953), achieving his first major success with House of Usher (1960). Known for his distinctive, low-pitched, creaky, atmospheric voice and his quizzical, mock-serious facial expressions, Vincent Price went on to star in a series of acclaimed Gothic horror movies, such as Pit and the Pendulum (1961) and The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971).

Iin the mid-1970s Vincent Price hosted cooking programs for television. Vincent Price wrote "A Treasury of Great Recipes" (1965) with his second wife, Mary Grant. Vincent Price had two final roles in The Whales of August (1987) and Edward Scissorhands (1990). Vincent Price also recorded many Gothic horror short stories for the spoken-word label Caedmon Records.