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Vincent Price: May 27, (1911- 1993)

Vincent Price’s tipping point for fame and fortune can actually be traced to his grandfather Vincent Leonard Price Sr. who was president of a candy company. Though his position surely put young Vincent in a good financial position, it was his grandfathers invention of Dr. Prices Baking Powder – The first ever “cream of tartar” that insured and set up the family with a small fortune. How else does an American get such a refined and slightly pompous accent that was key to Prices hundreds of roles playing the rich and well to do, he was simply playing himself. Vincent Price and his wife were lifelong food and cooking enthusiasts – publishing one of the most sought after classic cookbooks among collectors – “A treasury of great recipes”

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