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Vincent Price

Born: 1911-05-27 - Died: 1993-10-25
Cause of Death:
Lung Cancer


Death Summary: After many years of being a smoker, lung cancer got Mr. Price in the long run. He had suffered from emphysema and Parkinson's disease for a while, but it took the big C to take down great horror icon.

He was 82 when he passed away in Los Angeles, California.

Who was Vincent Price : Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. will always be known for starring in a slew of (mostly) horror and sci-fi movies ranging all the way from the 30s to the 90s. Now that's an impressive body of work.

Some of his most famous films included The Fly, The Abominable Dr. Phibes, House on Haunted Hill, House of Wax, The Last Man on Earth (based on the novel I Am Legend by Richard Matheson, which was recently remade with Will Smith in Price's role), and Masque of the Red Death (based on the Edgar Allan Poe story). One of his last performances was in Tim Burton's Johnny Depp vehicle, Edward Scissorhands.

Michael Jackson normally gets the credit for some of Price's most recognizable and famous work of all time. That would of course be the "rap" as it's called in the colossal hit song Thriller.
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17 Signatures in Vincent Price's guestbook

  1. Dementia Blank Says:

    we were lucky to have seen your talent you will always be my Favorite actor

  2. Sonya Says:

    You will always be an icon in the horror movie industry

  3. Lilith Says:

    always will be my hero.

  4. tracy Says:

    one of the best xxxxxxxxxxxxx

  5. Sarah Says:

    oh Vincent. You are the master of horror. You are my male idol, i am amazed with your work.
    Bless’d me, mi amore.

  6. samuel randrup Says:

    sir you are my favorite actor!!I enjoy ever single movie you did!!I truly miss you//respect you//and love you///be young//be happy//and be loved forever with our Lord..

  7. Zane Fleming Says:

    You are my hero i will forever follow in your foot steps you are the reason i became an Actor Rest In Peace you trully are the THRILLER

  8. vincentpricenut2 Says:

    Growing up with Vincent Price, my father figure for a very long time. Thanks for the memories.

  9. Michelle Says:

    I was telling my children recently how
    the only horror movies I ever enjoyed were those of the past, and you are one of the actors whose movies I loved to watch..There are no horror movies like the ones back then..Now horror movies aren’t worth watching..Thanks for the memories. I wish they would air your great movies more often..God Bless!

  10. debbi nesta Says:

    i remember watchin you when i was a kid, you scared me so much but i got to love and adore you , so sad you are gone, long live your legacy, horror movies arnt the same anymore:(

  11. David Eustice Says:

    Your talent as an actor overshadowed your talent as a cook, art connoisseur and a gentle man.
    Thank you for your life.

  12. phil majors Says:

    for me there are no more horror movies,they died with you.vincent price,peter cushing,christopher lee,say no more.

  13. Michael Harrell Says:

    I’ll never be afraid when the lord of the dead is watching over me. R.I.P. Vincent

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  16. Victor RamosGlez Says:

    What a great, fabulous actor we wil miss him so much RIP.

  17. william lee Says:

    u will be missed a lot


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