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.