Carl Victor Princi was an actor and radio announcer.
Princi was born on September 27, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts to Joseph M. and Teresa M. Princi. Princi had three brothers, one of whom was Peter W. Princi, Collector of Customs for the Port of Boston and a United States magistrate judge.
Princi appeared in both film and television. He had a small role in the film version of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and appeared in episodes of Highway Patrol, I Led Three Lives, and Bewitched.
Princi also served as a narrator for several television broadcasts of classical music.
From 1952 to 1953, Princi was a bilingual presenter at KWKW. In 1953 he joined KFAC in Los Angeles, where he remained until 1987 when the station changed formats and fired all of its on-air talent. At KFAC, Princi hosted "World of Opera" and "Opera House" and conducted many of the station's interviews.
Personal life and death
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