Knowledge Identifier: +Vincent_Price
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1911.
Countries: United States (52%), United Kingdom (28%), Maine (5%)
Linked to: East Los Angeles College, Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School, Courtauld Institute of Art, Democratic Party
Basil Rathbone - Like George Sanders and Vincent Price after him, Rathbone made a name for himself in the 1930s by playing suave villains in costume dramas and swashbucklers, including "David Copperfield" as the abusive stepfather Mr. Murdstone; "Anna Karenina" as her distant husband, Karenin; "The Last Days of Pompeii" portraying Pontius Pilate; "Captain Blood" ; "A Tale of Two Cities" , as the Marquis St. Evremonde; "The Adventures of Robin Hood" playing his best-remembered villain, Sir Guy of Gisbourne; "The Adventures of Marco Polo" ; and "T
In 1936, Price appeared as Prince Albert Victor in the American production of Laurence Housman's play "Victoria Regina", starring Helen Hayes in the title role of Queen Victoria
Tom Conway - In 1951, he replaced Vincent Price as star of the radio mystery series The Saint, a character which Sanders had portrayed on film a decade earlier
Roy Roberts - In 1953 he appeared as Vincent Price's crooked business partner in "House of Wax"
Torben Meyer - Meyer portrayed 'Gaston' in the sci-fly classic "The Fly" starring Vincent Price in 1958
He played Dr. Warren Chapin, in "The Tingler", a 1959 horror-thriller film by the American producer and director William Castle
In the 1960s, Price had a number of low-budget successes with Roger Corman and American International Pictures including the Edgar Allan Poe adaptations "House of Usher" , "The Pit and the Pendulum" , "Tales of Terror" , "The Comedy of Terrors" , "The Raven" , "The Masque of the Red Death" , and "The Tomb of Ligeia"
Robur the Conqueror - The story was made into a 1961 movie, "Master of the World", with Vincent Price as Robur
From 1962 to 1971, Sears-Roebuck offered the "Vincent Price Collection of Fine Art", selling about 50,000 pieces of fine art to the general public
Charles Bennett (screenwriter) - His last film was directed by Tourneur in 1965, called "The City Under the Sea" and starred Vincent Price
Gordon Hessler - In 1969, he directed his debut feature film, "The Oblong Box", starring Vincent Price
During the early 1970s, Price hosted and starred in BBC Radio's horror and mystery series "The Price of Fear"
The Fog - Other in-jokes and references that are interwoven into the film include the name of the John Houseman character "Mr. Machen" ; a radio report that mentions Arkham Reef; and the town's coroner Dr. Phibes was named after the titular character of the horror films starring Vincent Price from the early 1970s
In the spring of 1979, Price starred with his wife Coral Browne in the short-lived CBS TV series "Time Express"
In 1982, Price provided the narrator's voice in "Vincent", Tim Burton's six-minute film about a young boy who flashes from reality into a fantasy where he is Vincent Price
Tim Burton - While at Disney in 1982, Burton made his first short, Vincent, a six minute black and white stop motion film based on a poem written by the filmmaker, and depicting a young boy who fantasizes that he is his (and Burton's) hero Vincent Price, with Price himself providing narration.
In 1984, Price appeared in Shelley Duvall's live-action series "Faerie Tale Theatre" as the Mirror in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", and the narrator for "The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers"
Ish Kabibble - In 1985, the character's name was used as a plot device on the animated series "The Thirteen Ghosts of Scooby-Doo" when Scooby and the gang, along with an animated spoof of Vincent Price, go in search of the Amulet of Ish Kabibble
One of his last major roles, and one of his favorites, was as the voice of Professor Ratigan in Walt Disney Pictures' "The Great Mouse Detective" in 1986
A longer version of the rap, "sans" the music, along with some conversation can be heard on Jackson's 2001 remastered reissue of the "Thriller" album
The October 2005 episode of the Channel 101 series "Yacht Rock" featured comedian James Adomian as Vincent Price during the recording of Michael Jackson's "Thriller"
"Cooking Price-Wise with Vincent Price" is scheduled to be repressed by Dover Publishing in October 2017 under the updated title "Cooking Price-Wise - The Original Foodie"