Vincent Price was born in Missouri in 1911. Though American, Price debuted as an actor on an English stage in the 1930s. Though well-known for his horror movies, Price didn't become a fixture in the horror genre until his role in 1953's "House of Wax."
A hit film, "House of Wax" features Vincent Price as a deranged killer who creates disturbing artworks with his deceased victims. Other notable Price vehicles include "The Fly" (1958) and "The Masque Of The Red Death." Price was known for his deep, resonant voice, which perfectly matched his eerie, villainous roles. A devoted art lover, Price wrote books and gave public lectures on this topic. At one Point, Price worked for Sears as an art consultant. Price also co-authored a number of cookbooks.