Vincent Price filmography

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Vincent Price in the trailer for Laura (1944)

This is a filmography of Vincent Price, which includes appearances in theatre and television. Price made his theatre debut in the Gate Theatre's 1935 production of Chicago, followed by work on Broadway. Under contract to Universal, Price traveled to Hollywood, making his screen debut in 1938's Service de Luxe. By the 1960s, Vincent Price was working almost exclusively in the horror genre and teen film genres. Price's final film was Edward Scissorhands (1990) and the TV movie The Heart of Justice (1992) was his last screen appearance. Price died in Los Angeles on October 25, 1993.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Director Notes
1938 Service de Luxe Robert Wade Rowland V. Lee
1939 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex Sir Walter Raleigh Michael Curtiz
Tower of London Duke of Clarence Rowland V. Lee
1940 The Invisible Man Returns Geoffrey Radcliffe Joe May
Green Hell David Richardson James Whale
The House of the Seven Gables Clifford Pyncheon Joe May
Brigham Young Joseph Smith Henry Hathaway
1941 Hudson's Bay King Charles II Irving Pichel
1943 The Song of Bernadette Prosecutor Vital Dutour Henry King
1944 The Eve of St. Mark Pvt. Francis Marion John M. Stahl
Wilson William Gibbs McAdoo Henry King
Laura Shelby Carpenter Otto Preminger
The Keys of the Kingdom Angus Mealey John M. Stahl
1945 A Royal Scandal Marquis de Fleury Ernst Lubitsch, Otto Preminger
Leave Her to Heaven Russell Quinton John M. Stahl
1946 Shock Dr. Richard Cross Alfred L. Werker
Dragonwyck Nicholas Van Ryn Joseph L. Mankiewicz
1947 The Web Andrew Colby Michael Gordon
The Long Night Maximilian Anatole Litvak
Moss Rose Police Inspector R. Clinner Gregory Ratoff
1948 Up in Central Park Boss Tweed William A. Seiter
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein The Invisible Man Charles Barton Voice, Uncredited
Rogues' Regiment Mark Van Ratten Robert Florey
The Three Musketeers Richelieu George Sidney
1949 The Bribe Carwood Robert Z. Leonard
Bagdad Pasha Ali Nadim Charles Lamont
1950 The Baron of Arizona James Reavis Samuel Fuller
Champagne for Caesar Burnbridge Waters Richard Whorf
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek Tracy Holland Charles Lamont
1951 Adventures of Captain Fabian George Brissac William Marshall
His Kind of Woman Mark Cardigan John Farrow
Pictura: An Adventure in Art Narrator 7 co-directors
Notes on the Port of St. Francis Narrator Frank Stauffacher short documentary
1952 The Las Vegas Story Lloyd Rollins Robert Stevenson
1953 House of Wax Professor Henry Jarrod André De Toth
1954 Dangerous Mission Paul Adams Louis King
Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel Drake Colonel Edwin L. Drake Arthur Pierson
Casanova's Big Night Casanova Norman Z. McLeod Uncredited
The Mad Magician Don Gallico John Brahm
1955 Son of Sinbad Omar Khayyam Ted Tetzlaff
1956 Serenade Charles Winthrop Anthony Mann
While the City Sleeps Walter Kyne Fritz Lang
The Vagabond King Narrator Michael Curtiz Voice, Uncredited
The Ten Commandments Baka Cecil B. DeMille
1957 The Story of Mankind The Devil Irwin Allen
1958 The Fly François Delambre Kurt Neumann
1959 House on Haunted Hill Frederick Loren William Castle
Return of the Fly Francois Delambre Edward Bernds
The Big Circus Hans Hagenfeld Joseph M. Newman
The Tingler Dr. Warren Chapin William Castle
The Bat Dr. Malcolm Wells Crane Wilbur
1960 House of Usher Roderick Usher Roger Corman
1961 Master of the World Robur William Witney
Pit and the Pendulum Nicholas Medina
Sebastian Medina
Roger Corman
Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile Benakon Fernando Cerchio
Rage of the Buccaneers Romero Mario Costa
1962 Confessions of an Opium Eater Gilbert De Quincey Albert Zugsmith
Tales of Terror Locke
Fortunato Luchresi
M. Valdemar
Roger Corman
Convicts 4 Carl Carmer Millard Kaufman
Tower of London Richard of Gloucester Roger Corman
1963 The Raven Dr. Erasmus Craven Roger Corman
Diary of a Madman Magistrate Simon Cordier Reginald Le Borg
Beach Party Big Daddy William Asher
The Haunted Palace Joseph Curwen
Charles Dexter Ward
Roger Corman
Twice-Told Tales Alex Medbourne
Dr. Rappaccini
Gerald Pyncheon
Sidney Salkow
1964 The Comedy of Terrors Waldo Trumbull Jacques Tourneur
The Last Man on Earth Dr. Robert Morgan Ubaldo Ragona
The Masque of the Red Death Prince Prospero Roger Corman
I Tabu (Taboos of the World) Narrator Romolo Marcellini
1965 The Tomb of Ligeia Verden Fell Roger Corman
War-Gods of the Deep Sir Hugh, The Captain Jacques Tourneur
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine Dr. Goldfoot Norman Taurog
1966 Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs Dr. Goldfoot
General Willis
Mario Bava
1967 The House of 1,000 Dolls Felix Manderville Jeremy Summers
The Jackals Oupa Decker Robert D. Webb
1968 Witchfinder General (U.S. title Conqueror Worm) Matthew Hopkins Michael Reeves
Spirits of the Dead Narrator Federico Fellini, Louis Malle,
Roger Vadim
(English-language version, uncredited)
1969 More Dead Than Alive Dan Ruffalo Robert Sparr
The Trouble with Girls Mr. Morality Peter Tewksbury
The Oblong Box Sir Julian Markham Gordon Hessler
1970 Scream and Scream Again Dr. Browning Gordon Hessler
An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe Narrator Kenneth Johnson
Cry of the Banshee Lord Edward Whitman Gordon Hessler
Cucumber Castle Wicked Count Voxville Hugh Gladwish
1971 Here Comes Peter Cottontail January Q. Irontail Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. Voice
The Abominable Dr. Phibes Dr. Anton Phibes Robert Fuest
Mooch Goes to Hollywood Himself Richard Erdman
What's a Nice Girl Like You...? William Spevin Jerry Paris
1972 Dr. Phibes Rises Again Dr. Anton Phibes Robert Fuest
The Aries Computer
1973 Theatre of Blood Edward Lionheart Douglas Hickox
1974 Madhouse Paul Toombes Jim Clark
Percy's Progress Stavos Mammonian Ralph Thomas
1975 Journey Into Fear Dervos Daniel Mann
Welcome to My Nightmare Spider Voice David Winters Voice
1976 The Butterfly Ball Narrator Tony Klinger Voice
1979 Scavenger Hunt Milton Parker Michael Schultz
1980 Pogo for President: 'I Go Pogo' The Deacon Marc Paul Chinoy Voice
1981 The Monster Club Eramus Roy Ward Baker
Bustin' Loose Alcoholic Mechanic Oz Scott, Michael Schultz (scenes deleted)
Freddie the Freeloader's Christmas Dinner Professor Humperdo John Trent
1982 Vincent Narrator Tim Burton Voice
1983 House of the Long Shadows Lionel Grisbane Pete Walker
Michael Jackson's Thriller Narrator John Landis Voice
1984 Bloodbath at the House of Death Sinister Man Ray Cameron
Terror in the Aisles Andrew J. Kuehn (archival footage)
1985 The Little Troll Prince Ulvik #1 Ray Patterson Voice
1986 The Great Mouse Detective Professor Ratigan Burny Mattinson, Ron Clements,
David Michener, John Musker
Voice
Escapes The Mailman David Steensland
1987 The Nativity King Herod Don Lusk Voice
From a Whisper to a Scream Julian White Jeff Burr
The Whales of August Mr. Maranov Lindsay Anderson
Sparky's Magic Piano Henry, Sparky's dad Lee Mishkin Voice
1988 Dead Heat Arthur P. Loudermilk Mark Goldblatt
1990 Catchfire Mr. Avoca Dennis Hopper
Edward Scissorhands The Inventor Tim Burton
1992 The Heart of Justice Reggie Shaw Bruno Barreto (TV movie), (last screen appearance)
1993 The Thief and the Cobbler Zig-Zag the Grand Vizier Richard Williams (voice only, recorded 1967-1973)

Theatre[edit]

Vincent Price, appearing on Broadway as Mr. Manningham in Angel Street; a role he would portray for three years between 1941 and 1944.
Year Title Role Venue Run
1935 Victoria Regina Prince Albert Broadhurst Theatre December 26, 1935 - June 1936
August 31, 1936 - June 1937
1937 The Lady Has A Heart Jean Longacre Theatre September 25, 1937 - December 1937
1938 The Shoemaker's Holiday Master Hammon Mercury Theatre January 1, 1938 -
National Theatre February 1, 1938 -
Heartbreak House Hector Hushabye Mercury Theatre April 29, 1938 - June 1938
Outward Bound Rev. William Duke Playhouse Theatre December 22, 1938 - July 22, 1939
1941 Angel Street Mr. Manningham John Golden Theatre 5 December 1941 – September 30, 1942
1942 Bijou Theatre October 2, 1942 - December 30, 1944
1942 Yours, A. Lincoln Lincoln Shubert Theatre July 9, 1942 - July 12, 1942
1953 Richard III Duke of Buckingham City Centre December 9, 1953 - December 20, 1953
1954 Black-Eyed Susan Dr. Nicholas Marsh Playhouse Theatre (New York) December 23, 1954 - December 25, 1954
1968 Darling of the Day Priam Farll George Abbott Theatre January 27, 1968 - February 24, 1968
1978 Diversions and Delights Oscar Wilde Eugene O'Neill Theatre April 12, 1978 - April 22, 1978

Television[edit]

Year Program Role Episode First aired
1949 A Christmas Carol Narrator December 25, 1949
1955 Crossroads Rev. Robert Russell Cleanup October 14, 1955
1956 Science Fiction Theatre Dr. Philip Redmond/Gary Williams Appears in Operation Flypaper and One Thousand Eyes January 14, 1956 and September 7, 1956
1956 Crossroads Rev. Alfred Price God's Healing November 30, 1956
1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Charles Courtney Appeared in the episode "The Perfect Crime" October 20, 1957
1958 Have Gun – Will Travel Charles Matthews / Othello Episode 15: "The Moor's Revenge" December 27, 1958
1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Victor Marton Episode 33: "The Foxes and Hounds Affair" October 8, 1965
1966 Batman Egghead Various episodes 1966 - 1967
1967 F Troop Count Sfoza "V is for Vampire" February 2, 1967
1969 Get Smart Dr Jarvis Pym "Is This Trip Necessary?" December 12, 1969
1970 Mod Squad John Wells / Wentworth "A Time of Hyacinths" December 1, 1970
1971 The Hilarious House of Frightenstein Himself All episodes 1971
1972 Night Gallery John Carnby "The Return of the Sorcerer" September 24, 1972
1972 The Brady Bunch Professor Hubert Whitehead "Pass the Tabu" "The Tiki Caves" 2 episodes September 29, 1972, October 6, 1972
1973 Columbo David Lang "Lovely but Lethal" September 23, 1973
1976 The Bionic Woman Manfred / Cyrus Carstairs "Black Magic", Season 2, Episode 7 1976
1977 The Muppet Show Himself One episode January 29, 1977
1978 The Love Boat The Amazing Alonzo "Ship of Ghouls" Season 2, Episode 7 October 28, 1978
1979 Time Express Jason Winters Lead in series, four episodes April 26, 1979
1984 Faerie Tale Theatre Magic Mirror Episode: "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" July 16, 1984
1985 The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo Vincent Van Ghoul (voice) Animated series 1985
1991 Tiny Toon Adventures Edgar Allan Poe Episode: How Sweetie It Is November 19, 1991

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