Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. was born on May 27, 1911 in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from Yale but after deciding he wanted more, he decided to travel. At a young age, he was drawn to the theater. His acting career began when he joined the Mercury Theatre of London, which was owned by Orson Welles. Vincent garnered excellent reviews in the American production of Victoria Regina opposite legend Helen Hayes.
Although he is known for roles in horror movies, Vincent was certainly not a one-note actor. From religious movies (The Song of Bernadette, Keys of the Kingdom), westerns (More Dead Than Alive), dramas (Whales of August) and even comedies (Champagne for Caesar), he did it all.
Vincent wrote books, appeared on radio, and bought affordable art for Sears. He traveled the world, visiting famed museums. Most of all, he loved life and saw joy in everything.
Vincent Price passed away on October 25, 1993.