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Vincent Price Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Death, Family

Vincent Price Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 88 kg
Date of Birth May 27, 1911
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Date of Death October 25, 1993

Vincent Price was an American actor, theatre artist, voice actor, radio personality, art historian, art collector, and gourmet cook. During his career, he appeared in more than 100 films and has 2 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for motion pictures and one for television.

Born Name

Vincent Leonard Price Jr.

Nick Names

The King of the Grand Guignol, The Merchant of Menace, The Renaissance Man, Bing, Vincent II, The Master of Horror, The Candy Kid

Vincent Price as seen in the film trailer for 'House on Haunted Hill' (1959)
Vincent Price as seen in the film trailer for ‘House on Haunted Hill’ (1959) (Film Screenshot (Allied Artists) / toutlecine.com / Public Domain)

Age

He was born on May 27, 1911.

Died

On October 25, 1993, Vincent Price died of lung cancer at the age of 82 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Residence

He resided in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Nationality

American

 

Education

Vincent Price studied at St. Louis Country Day School and took a summer course at Milford Academy in Milford, Connecticut.

He then attended Yale University and graduated with a degree in English and a minor in Art History. During his time at the university, he also worked on the campus humor magazine The Yale Record. He also got enrolled at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.

Occupation

Actor, Theatre Artist, Voice Actor, Radio Personality, Art Historian, Art Collector, Gourmet Cook

Family

  • Father – Vincent Leonard Price (President of the National Candy Company)
  • Mother – Marguerite Cobb (née Wilcox) Price (Costume Designer)
  • Siblings – He had 3 older siblings.
  • Others – Vincent Clarence Price (Paternal Grandfather) who invented “Dr. Price’s Baking Powder”, the first cream of tartar-based baking powder, Harriet Elizabeth White (Paternal Grandmother), Henry Cole Wilcox (Maternal Grandfather), Harriet/Harriett Louise “Hattie” Cobb (Maternal Grandmother)

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth was $5 Million.

Build

Slim

Vincent Price on the red carpet at the 1989 Academy Awards
Vincent Price on the red carpet at the 1989 Academy Awards (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

6 ft 4 in or 193 cm

Weight

88 kg or 194 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Vincent Price had dated –

  1. Anna May Wong (1937) – RUMOR
  2. Edith Barrett (1937-1948)​ – Vincent Price met actor Edith Barrett while they worked in the Mercury Theatre’s 1937 production of The Shoemaker’s Holiday and they married the following year. In late 1939, the couple shifted to Southern California and she gave birth to the couple’s and Barrett’s only child, author/poet and environmental activist Vincent Barrett (V. B.) Price, on August 30, 1940. The marriage ended in divorce in 1948.
  3. Deanna Durbin (1948)
  4. Mary Grant (1948-1973)​ – Price met Welsh-American costume designer Mary Grant while working on the film Up in Central Park (1948) and they married in 1949. Their daughter, Mary Victoria Price (public speaker and writer), was born on April 27, 1962. The duo divorced in 1973.
  5. Coral Browne (1973-1991) – While working on the film Theatre of Blood (1973), he met Austarlian-American stage and screen actor Coral Browne. They married on October 24, 1974. They remained together until her death in 1991.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Price had English, German, Welsh, French, and Dutch roots.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

With the advancing age, his hair had turned gray.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Pencil mustache
  • Ecstatic, hysterical, and terrifying laugh

Brand Endorsements

Vincent worked in TV commercials for –

  • Citibank
  • Hangman game by Milton Bradley
  • Sun Country Wine Cooler (1984)
  • Cousins Submarine Sandwich Shop (1987)
Vincent Price as seen in the film trailer for 'The Ten Commandments' (1956)
Vincent Price as seen in the film trailer for ‘The Ten Commandments’ (1956) (Trailer Screenshot / ‘The Ten Commandments’ Trailer / Public Domain)

Vincent Price Favorite Things

  • Some Of His Favorite Film Roles – Playing Burnbridge Waters in Champagne for Caesar (1950), Voicing Professor Ratigan in The Great Mouse Detective (1986), Playing Edward Lionheart in Theater of Blood (1973)
  • Subjects – Art Collecting, Cookery, Poetry
  • Some Of his Favorite Actors – George C. Scott, Cary Grant, Ronald Colman, Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, John Gielgud, Greta Garbo, Ava Gardner

SourceWikipedia, IMDb

Vincent Price Facts

  1. With his wife Mary, he authored many cookbooks including A Treasury of Great Recipes (1965) and Cooking Price-Wise with Vincent Price (1971).
  2. Vincent Price was supportive of his daughter when she came out as lesbian.
  3. He was friends with Cassandra Peterson, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, and Adam West.
  4. Price became one of the first celebrities to film a public service announcement to help allay public fears about HIV/AIDS.

Featured Image by Film Screenshot (Allied Artists) / toutlecine.com / Public Domain

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