May 27, 1911 - October 25, 1993
Born Vincent Leonard Price in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Married to actress Coral Browne (1974 - died 1991)
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A Lot of Favorite Memories of Vincent Price
- As the "Duke of Clarence," losing a malmsey wine-guzzling contest and then getting drowned in a barrel of the stuff by the stars of Univeral's
Tower of London (1939), Basil Rathbone (as Richard III) and Boris Karloff (as bald-pated Mord the executioner).
DIrected by Rowland V. Lee.
Makeup (including Price's squinty left eye) by Jack Pierce.
- As "Geoffrey Radcliffe," condemned to hang for a murder he didn't commit, but using an invisibility serum
(given to him by his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, brother of the dead scientist who invented it),
to find the real murderer, in The Invisible Man Returns (1940), directed by Joe May.
Co-starring Cedric Hardwicke, John Sutton and Nan Grey.
John P. Fulton's special effects were nominated for an Oscar.
- As "David Richardson" in the jungle horror-adventure Green Hell (1940), directed by James Whale, with cinematography by Karl Freund.
Cast includes Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Bennett, John Howard, George Sanders, Alan Hale, George Bancroft, Noble Johnson,
Francis McDonald, Ray Mala and Lupita Tovar. Look for the huge temple prop used later in The Mummy's Hand!
- As "Clifford Pyncheon," a victim of the family curse, framed for the murder of his father by his own brother, in
The House of the Seven Gables (1940), based on the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and directed by Joe May.
Lots of familiar faces, including George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, Dick Foran, Nan Grey, Cecil Kellaway, Alan Napier, Gilbert Emery, Miles Mander,
Charles Trowbridge, Edgar Norton, Harry Cording and Michael Mark.
- As the polished Southern playboy "Shelby Carpenter," in the classic film noir murder mystery Laura (1944), directed by Otto Preminger.
A stunning cast including Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb and Judith Anderson.
- As "Dr. Richard Cross," a psychiatrist who murders his wife, and then has to care for a hysterical patient who witnessed his crime,
in Shock (1946), directed by Alfred Werker.
With Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore and Anabel Shaw.
- As "Nicholas Van Ryn," the sinister lord of a Hudson River estate who is powerful enough to murder a wife who can't
provide an heir, in the Gothic romance Dragonwyck (1946), directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
With Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Glenn Langan and Anne Revere.
- As "Andrew Colby," a rich industrialist who arranges murders in The Web (1947), directed by Michael Gordon.
With Ella Raines, Edmond O'Brien, William Bendix, John Abbott and Fritz Leiber.
- As London policeman "Inspector Clinner," investigating a young girl's murder in he Gaslit thriller Moss Rose (1947), directed by Gregory Ratoff.
With Peggy Cummins, Victor Mature, Ethel Barrymore, George Zucco, and Patricia Medina.
- As the voice of the Invisible Man, providing a very satisfying punch line at the very end of our
Universal favorite horror-comedy, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948), directed by Charles T. Barton.
Starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, with a monstrous supporting cast including Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr., Glenn Strange,
Lenore Aubert, Jane Randolph and Frank Ferguson.
- As "Cardinal Richelieu," villainous adviser to the King of France in the swashbucking adventure The Three Musketeers (1948), directed by Sidney.
With Gene Kelly, Van Heflin, Gig Young and Robert Coote as the Four Musketeers, Lana Turner, Angela Lansbury and Frank Morgan.
- As "Carwood," running a war-surplus racket in the Caribbean, in the exotic film noir The Bribe (1949), directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
With Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner and Charles Laughton (as a seedy accomplice).
- In a brilliant comic performance as deeply-troubled "Burnbridge "Dirty" Waters," president of a soap company that sponsors a radio quiz show,
who's going broke because an intellectual contestant can't be stumped,
in the romantic comedy Champagne for Caesar (1950), directed by Richard Whorf.
With Ronald Colman as the genius, Celeste Holm, Barbara Britton, Art Linkletter, Mel Blanc (as the voice of "Caesar" the parrot) and
Robert Clarke (as an actor in a drive-in movie).
- In another hilarious performance as the heroic ham actor "Mark Cardigan," charging to the rescue of his co-stars in
RKO's otherwise deadly-serious and suspenseful film noir His Kind of Woman (1951), directed by John Farrow.
With Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Raymond Burr, Charles McGraw, Tim Holt and Marjorie Reynolds.
- In "The Third Door" episode of the shuddery TV series Lights Out (January 28, 1952),
- As "Professor Henry Jarrod," a vengeful sculptor (with a very special secret technique) who runs a spooky wax museum in the Warner Bros. 3-D
horror spectacular House of Wax (1953), directed by Andre de Toth.
A remake of Warner's Mystery of the Wax Museum, filmed in 2-strip Technicolor in 1933, starring Lionel Atwill and Fay Wray.
With Phyllis Kirk, Frank Lovejoy, Carolyn Jones, Paul Picerni, Roy Roberts, Paul Cavanagh and Charles Buchinsky (later Bronson).
- As "Casanova" in the period romantic farce Casanova's Big Night (1954), directed by Norman Z. McLeod.
Starring Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine and Audrey Dalton, with a lovely supporting cast of familiar horror-genre faces including Basil Rathbone, Hugh Marlowe,
John Carradine, Raymond Burr, John Hoyt, Lon Chaney Jr., Frieda Inescort, Primo Carnera, Paul Cavanagh, Henry Brandon, Douglas Fowley,
Nestor Paiva, and everybody's favorite gargoyle, Skelton Knaggs.
- As "Don Gallico," aka "Gallico the Great," a deranged and vengeful creator of stage illusions,
in Columbia's 3-D horror venture, The Mad Magician (1954), directed by John Brahm.
With Mary Murphy, Eva Gabor, John Emery, Jay Novello, Lyle Talbot and — Ed Wood stock company player Conrad Brooks as "bonfire extra"!
- In two episodes of the pioneering TV fantasy-sci-fi series Science Fiction Theater:
- As "Dr. Philip Redmond" in "Operation Flypaper" (February 3, 1956)
- As "Gary Williams" in "One Thousand Eyes" (September 7, 1956)
- As "Baka," the pharaoh's master builder in The Ten Commandments (1956), directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
With a cast of Biblical proportions including Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget,
Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Nina Foch, Judith Anderson, John Carradine, Ian Keith, Joan Woodbury, Peter Coe, Onslow Stevens,
Michael Ansara, Robert Vaugh, Herb Alpert and Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer.
- As "Mr. Scratch," the Devil himself, presenting damning evidence against Mankind before a heavenly high tribunal
in The Story of Mankind (1957), produced and directed by Irwin Allen.
With Ronald Colman presenting the defense as the Spirit of Man, and a historic cast including Hedy Lamarr,
the Marx Brothers, Virginia Mayo, Agnes Moorehead, Peter Lorre (Nero), Charles Coburn, Cedric Hardwicke, Cesar Romero,
John Carradine, Dennis Hopper, Henry Daniell, Nick Cravat (Mr. Scratch's assistant), Leonard Mudie, Don Megowan and William Schallert.
- As "Charles Courtney" in "The Perfect Crime" episode (one of the few directed by Hitchcock) of the TV suspense series
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (October 20, 1957), hosted by Hitch.
- As "François Delambre," horrified brother of the mixed-up scientist whose matter-transference experiments are disastrously buggy
in The Fly (1958), directed by Kurt Neumann.
With Al (later David) Hedison, Patricia Owens, Herbert Marshall and Kathleen Freeman.
- As traveling actor "Charles Mathews" in "The Moor's Revenge" episode of the TV western series
Have Gun - Will Travel (December 27, 1958),
starring Richard Boone as the aristocratic hired gun "Paladin."
- As cynical millionaire "Frederick Loren," hosting a haunted-house party that gets a bit out of hand,
in the atmospheric horror-mystery thriller House on Haunted Hill (1959), directed by William Castle.
With Carol Ohmart, Richard Long, Alan Marshall, Carolyn Craig, Elisha Cook, Julie Mitchum, Leona Anderson, Howard Hoffman, and
Castle's legendary promotional gimmick — Emergo!
- Reprising his role as "Francois Delambre," horrified uncle of the mixed-up scientist carrying on his dead father's experiments
in Return of the Fly (1959), scripted and directed by Edward Bernds.
With Brett Halsey, John Sutton, Dan Seymour, and Michael Mark (with uncredited Ed Wolff and Joe Becker as The Fly).
- As "Dr. Warren Chapin," a scientist researching the psychological and physical causes of fear,
unleashing a creature called The Tingler (1959).
With Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman, Patricia Cutts, Pamela Lincoln and Philip Coolidge.
Directed by William Castle, who came up with a brand new promotional gimmick guaranteed to give audience members a jolt in the ass — Percepto!
- As "Dr. Malcolm Wells," one of the suspicious characters partying with a mysterious mad killer in a creepy mansion
in The Bat (1959), based on the oft-filmed book by Mary Roberts Rinehart, scripted and directed by Crane Wilbur.
With Agnes Moorehead, Gavin Gordon, John Sutton, Lenita Lane, Elaine Edwards and Darla Hood.
- As morbid, hypersensitive "Roderick Usher," master of his crumbling domain in AIP's groundbreaking Gothic horror House of Usher (1960),
based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe, produced and directed by Roger Corman.
With Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey and Harry Ellerbe.
An American International Picture, presented by James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff.
- As "Robur," a 19th Century genius-inventor trying to force peace on the world by destroying all weapons,
in Master of the World (1961), based on two novels by Jules Verne, directed by action ace William Witney.
With Charles Bronson, Henry Hull, Mary Webster, David Frankham, Vito Scotti and Ken Terrell.
- As crazed, grief-stricken "Don Nicholas Medina" and his Spanish inquisitor father "Sebastian Medina" in The Pit and the Pendulum (1961),
freely adapted from the story by Edgar Allan Poe, and produced and directed by Roger Corman.
With Barbara Steele, John Kerr, Luana Anders, Antony Carbone, and Patrick Westwood.
- In three different roles in the three different episodes of AIP's Tales of Terror (1962), based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe, produced and directed by Roger Corman:
- As "Locke," haunted by his dead wife in "Morella", with Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage and Edmond Cobb;
- As "Fortunato," entombed alive by a jealous husband, in "The Black Cat"
(incorporating elements of Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado"), with Peter Lorre, Joyce Jameson, Wally Campo, Alan DeWit and John Hackett;
- As "Valdemar," a corpse kept alive by a mesmerist in "The Case of M. Valdemar", with Basil Rathbone, Debra Paget, David Frankham and Scotty Brown.
- As "Gilbert De Quincey," infiltrating the Tong for a newspaper investigation, in Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962),
produced and directed by Albert Zugsmith.
With Linda Ho, Philip Ahn, Richard Loo, June Kim, Terence De Marney, and Victor Sen Yung.
- As "Richard of Gloucester," clawing his way to the throne of England (Richard III) in Tower of London (1962), directed by Roger Corman.
A promotion from his appearance in the 1939 version, with even less Shakespeare intact.
With Michael Pate, Joan Freeman, Robert Brown, Richard Hale, Bruce Gordon, Morris Ankrum, Gene Roth and narration by Paul Frees.
- As "Dr. Erasmus Craven," a Good Magician who joins up with a So-so Magician to fight a Bad Magician in AIP's comedy-horror
The Raven (1963), produced and directed by Roger Corman.
With Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Hazel Court and Jack Nicholson — as Lorre's son!
- As French magistrate "Simon Cordier," a murderer haunted by an evil spirit in Diary of a Madman (1963), directed by Reginald Le Borg.
With Nancy Kovack, Chris Warfield, Elaine Devry, Stephen Roberts, Lewis Martin, Ian Wolfe, Nelson Olmstead and George Sawaya.
- In a cameo as "Big Daddy," bohemian guru of the beach crowd in the AIP teen picture Beach Party (1963), directed by William Asher.
With Bob Cummings, Dorothy Malone, Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Morey Amsterdam,
Dick Dale and the Del Tones, Yvette Vickers, and Harvey Lembeck as the immortal "Eric Von Zipper."
- As "Charles Dexter Ward" and his warlock ancestor "Joseph Curwen,"
carrying on the cursed family tradition in spite of the hostile townspeople of Arkham in AIP's The Haunted Palace (1963).
Produced and directed by Roger Corman,
based on the poem by Edgar Allan Poe and the story "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward" by H. P. Lovecraft.
With Lon Chaney Jr., Debra Paget, Frank Maxwell, Leo Gordon, Elisha Cook, John Dierkes, Milton Parsons, I. Stanford Jolley and Bruno Ve Sota.
- In three different roles in the three different episodes of AIP'sTwice-Told Tales (1963), based on stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne (for a change),
and directed by Sidney Salkow:
- As "Alex Medbourne," dabbling in life and death experiments in "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," with Sebastian Cabot and Mari Blanchard;
- As "Rappaccini," raising his daughter to be poisonous to the touch in "Rappaccini's Daughter,"
with Brett Halsey, Abraham Sofaer, Joyce Taylor and Edith Evanson;
- As "Gerald Pyncheon," dying with blood on his lips to fulfill the family curse in "The House of the Seven Gables,"
with Beverly Garland, Richard Denning, Jacqueline De Wit, Floyd Simmons and Gene Roth.
- As "Waldo Trumbull," an unscrupulous undertaker with a single coffin and aggressive ideas about drumming up business
in The Comedy of Terrors (1964), directed by Jacques Tourneur.
With Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Joyce Jameson and Joe E. Brown.
- As "Robert Morgan," fighting loneliness and a world full of vampires in the US / Italian co-production The Last Man on Earth
(1964; original Italian title: L'Ultimo uomo della Terra), US version directed by Sidney Salkow.
With Franca Bettoia, Emma Danieli and Giacomo Rossi-Stuart.
Based on the novel "I Am Legend" by Richard Matheson.
- As 12th Century Italian prince "Prospero," a satanist holding a diabolical masked ball during the Plague, in
AIP's The Masque of the Red Death (1964), produced and directed by Roger Corman, based on the title story and another, "Hop-Frog,"
by Edgar Allan Poe.
With hazel Court, Jane Asher, David Weston, Patrick Magee, Nigel Green and Skip Martin.
- As "Verden Fell," haunted by his dead wife's spirit (again!) in The Tomb of Ligeia (1965), directed by Roger Corman,
based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
With Elizabeth Shepherd, John Westbrook, Oliver Johnson, Derek Francis and Richard Vernon.
- As "Sir Hugh Tregathion," "The Captain" of a lost underwater city threatened by volcanic eruptions,
sending his gillmen slaves on raids ashore in a desperate survival effort, in AIP's War-Gods of the Deep (1965).
Suggested by the poem "The City in the Sea" by Edgar Allan Poe, directed by Jacques Tourneur.
With Tab Hunter, Susan Hart, David Tomlinson and John Le Mesurier.
- As "Dr. Goldfoot," a mad doctor who snares wealthy men with his sexy bikini-clad female robots,
in AIP's Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965), directed by Norman Taurog.
With Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart, Jack Mullaney, Fred Clark, Annette Funicello and Harvey Lembeck.
- As "Dr. Goldfoot" again, sending gorgeous exploding fembots to dispatch NATO generals in
the US / Italian co-production Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs (1966), directed by Mario Bava.
With Fabian, the Italian comedy team Franco and Ciccio, Laura Antonelli, Moan Tahi, and Francesco Mule.
- As "Victor Marton" in "The Foxes and Hounds Affair" episode of the TV spy series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (October 8, 1965),
starring Robert Vaughn, David McCallum and Leo G. Carroll.
- As "Count Sfoza," a very suspicious stranger, in the "V Is for Vampire" episode of the TV western comedy F Troop (February 2, 1967),
starring Forrest Tucker, Larry Storch, Ken Barry and Melody Patterson.
- As "Professor Multiple" in the "The Deadly Dolls" episode of the TV sci-fi-fantasy series
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (October 1, 1967), produced by Irwin Allen.
Starring Richard Basehart and David Hedison.
- In a big-domed bald wig as the comical super-villain "Egghead" in eight episodes of the intentionally campy TV superhero showcase Batman:
- "An Egg Grows in Gotham" (October 19, 1966)
- "The Yegg Foes in Gotham" (October 20, 1966)
- (uncredited) "Louie the Lilac" (October 26, 1967) starring Milton Berle
- "The Ogg and I" (November 2, 1967)
- "How to Hatch a Dinosaur" (November 9, 1967)
- (uncredited) "Catwoman's Dressed to Kill" (December 14, 1967) starring Eartha Kitt and (uncredited) Anne Baxter
- "The Ogg Couple" (December 21, 1967)
- "The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra" (March 7, 1968) starring Ida Lupino (Egghead is one of the supercriminals she springs from prison)
More somber and restrained than usual as "Matthew Hopkins,"
a sadistic persecutor of accused heretics and witches "doing God's work" in 17th Century England in
Witchfinder General, aka The Conqueror Worm (1968), directed by Michael Reeves.
With Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Dwyer, Robert Russell, Patrick Wymark and Wilfred Brambell.
- Appearing as himself, doing bits and "blackout" sketches on five episodes of the TV comedy series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In:
on November 25 and December 30,1968; on October 26 and November 30, 1970; and on November 29, 1971.
- As "Sir Julian Markham," hiding a brother horribly mutilated by voodoo, as well as his own guilty secret, in
AIP's The Oblong Box (1969), produced and directed by Gordon Hessler, suggested by a story by Edgar Allan Poe.
With Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Uta Levka, Sally Geeson, Alister Williamson and Hilary Dwyer.
- As the off-screen narrator of the English language version of Histoires extraordinaires, Spirits of the Dead (1968),
based on three stories by Edgar Allan Poe:
- "Metzengerstein," directed by Roger Vadim, starring Jane Fonda and Peter Fonda;
- "William Wilson," directed by Louis Malle, starring Brigitte Bardot and Alain Christina;
- "Toby Dammit," directed by Federico Fellini, starring Terence Stamp and Salvo Randone.
- As "Dr. Browning," a mad scientist whose experiments get away from him again,
in AIP's bloody sci-fi-horror Scream and Scream Again (1969), directed by Gordon Hessler.
With Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Judy Huxtable, Yutte Stensgaard.
- As "Dr. Jarvis Pym" in the "Is This Trip Necessary?" episode (December 12, 1969) of the TV secret-agent spoof
Get Smart, created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry, starring Don Adams and Barbara Feldon.
- As "Lord Edward Whitman," a 16th Century magistrate cursed by the witch he persecuted,
in AIP's Cry of the Banshee (1970), produced and directed by Gordon Hessler.
With Essy Persson, Hilary Dwyer, Elisabeth Bergner, Hugh Griffith and Sally Geeson.
- As an aging movie actor with a dark secret in the episode "A Time of Hyacinths" of The Mod Squad TV series (December 1, 1970),
co-starring Charles McGraw and Warren Stevens.
This episode is notable for its clever use of clips of both Price and Charles McGraw from the film His Kind of Woman, represented as
their show characters in the old days.
- In the great role of mad "Dr. Anton Phibes," visiting the Biblical Plagues of Egypt upon those he holds responsible
for his beloved wife's death, in AIP's stylish and imaginative The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971), directed by Robert Fuest.
With Joseph Cotten, Virginia North, Terry-Thomas, Sean Bury, Susan Travers, David Hutcheson, Edward Burnham,
Alex Scott, Peter Gilmore, Maurice Kaufmann, Peter Jeffrey, Derek Godfrey and Hugh Griffith.
- In two segments of the episodic TV horror-fantasy anthology series Night Gallery, created and hosted by Rod Serling:
- As "Professor" in "Class of '99" (September 22, 1971)
- As "Carnby" in "The Return of the Sorcerer" (September 24, 1972)
- As host/narrator of the Canadian children's TV show The Hilarious House of Frightenstein (1971).
- Rising to the occasion once more as "Dr. Anton Phibes," searching for the River of Life in Egypt, and dispatching his victims with
a whole new set of deadly devices, in Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972), directed by Robert Fuest.
With Robert Quarry, Valli Kemp, Fiona Lewis, Peter Cushing, Beryl Reid, Terry-Thomas, Hugh Griffith, Peter Jeffrey, John Cater,
Gerald Sim, John Thaw and Milton Reid.
- As narrator and sole actor in the television one-man show An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1972), directed by Kenneth Johnson.
- In three episodes of "Brady Bunch" TV shows:
- As "Professor Whitehead" in "Pass the Tabu" on The Brady Bunch, a family series (February 29, 1972)
- Returning as "Professor Whitehead" in "The Tiki Caves" on The Brady Bunch (October 5, 1972)
- As a guest star on The Brady Bunch Variety Hour, a musical comedy show (March 4, 1977)
- As himself, being honored by friends and co-workers on the TV biographical tribute show This is Your Life on March 18, 1973.
- In a tour-de-force, multi-faceted performance as "Edward Lionheart," a great old-fashioned Shakespearean actor avenging himself on the critics who scorned him
with murder methods taken from the Bard, in the elegant black-comedy horror Theatre of Blood (1973), directed by Douglas Hickox.
With Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry, Darry Andrews, Coral Browne, Robert Coote, Jack Hawkins, Michael Hordern, Arthur Lowe, Robert Morley, Dennis Price,
Milo O'Shea, Erick Sykes, Madeline Smith, Diana Dors and Joan Hickson.
- Playing himself, joining other celebrities to "roast" special guest victims on two episodes of the TV series The Dean Martin Show:
- "Celebrity Roast: Bette Davis" (October 18, 1973)
- "Celebrity Roast: Bobby Riggs" (March 8, 1974)
- As "Paul Toombes," a has-been horror movie star whose famous character "Dr. Death" is implicated in a series of brutal murders
in AIP's Madhouse (1974), directed by Jim Clark.
With Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri, Natasha Pyne, and Linda Hayden.
- As himself, doing bits and sketches with Carol and her regular troupe on the comedy series The Carol Burnett Show (January 4, 1975).
- As "Russell Quinton" in the "House Arrest" episode of the TV comedy-drama series about Korean War medics,
M*A*S*H (February 4, 1975).
- As himself, doing comedy bits and sketches on the October 19, 1976 episode of the TV puppet series The Muppet Show, created by Jim Henson.
- As "The Amazing Alonzo," a magician, in the "Ship of Ghouls" episode (October 28, 1978) of the TV series The Love Boat.
- As "Manfred Carstairs" and "Cyrus Carstairs" in the "Black Magic" episode (November 10, 1976) of the TV series
The Bionic Woman.
- As his only movie vampire, "Erasmus," who regales a famous horror author with stories about various branches of the monster family,
and inducts him into The Monster Club (1980), directed by Roy Ward Baker.
With John Carradine, Donald Pleasence, Anthony Steel, Stuart Whitman, Richard Johnson, Britt Ekland, Simon Ward and Patrick Magee.
- As host of the BBC television series Mystery! in 1980.
- As the narrator of the animated short Vincent (1982), directed by Tim Burton.
- As "Baxter Garwood" in "The Ransom" episode of the TV series Trapper John, M.D., starring Pernell Roberts (November 7, 1982).
- As "Lionel Grisbane," one of the scions of a doomed family keeping a terrible secret
in House of the Long Shadows (1983), directed by Pete Walker.
A disappointing, melodramatic production, but what a cast — Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cussing and John Carradine together in the same film!
With Desi Arnaz Jr., Sheila Keith, Julie Teasgood and Richard Todd.
- Providing the "Voice of the Rap" for "the greatest music video ever made,"
the 13-minute musical comedy-horror-romance (with lots of dancing) short, Michael Jackson's Thriller (1983), directed by John Landis.
- In two episodes of the imaginative TV storybook series Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre (hosted by the actress):
- As the "Magic Mirror" narrator of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves" (July 16, 1984)
- As the narrator of "The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers" (September 17, 1984), starring Christopher Lee!
- As the "Sinister Man," the leader of an extraterrestrial satanic cult (!?) in the unrestrained comedy-horror
Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984), directed by Ray Cameron.
With Kenny Everett, Pamela Stephenson, Gareth Hunt and Don Warrington.
- As the voice of an animated character based on himself, "Vincent VanGhoul" in the TV cartoon series The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (1985-1986).
- As the voice of the animated character "Professor Ratigan"in Disney's animated feature The Great Mouse Detective (1986).
- As "Julian White," a town historian telling local-history horror stories to an outsider
in the episodic The Offspring, aka From a Whisper to a Scream (1987), directed by Jeff Burr.
With Susan Tyrell, Clu Gulager, Harry Caesar, Cameron Mitchell, Martine Beswicke, Lawrence Tierney and Angelo Rossitto.
- As "Mr. Maranov," a charming Russian gentleman visiting two elderly sisters in The Whales of August (1987), directed by Lindsay Anderson.
With Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Ann Sothern, Harry Carey Jr., Tisha Sterling and Mary Steenburgen.
- As "The Inventor," who creates a soulful creature but dies before he can make him whole, in Edward Scissorhands (1990), directed by Tim Burton.
With Johnny Depp, WInona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Conchata Ferrell, Alan Arkin and Victoria Price.
- As the voice of the animated villain "Zigzag" in Arabian Knight (1995), directed by Richard Williams.
With the voices of Jennifer Beals, Matthew Broderick, Jonathan Winters and Clive Revill.
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