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Dennis Price

Actor. A leading man in the "Golden Age" of the British cinema, he embarked upon an acting career in 1937. After several seasons in Sir John Gielgud's stage company, Price earned his first starring role in Powell and Pressburger's film "A Canterbury Tale" (1944). His best remembered role was as the murderer Mazzini in the classic Ealing comedy "Kind Hearts and Coronets" (1949). During the late 1950s he appeared in a handful of comedies, notably "Private's Progress" (1956), "I'm All Right Jack" (1959), "The Naked Truth" (1957) and "School for Scoundrels" (1960). In his last years he often appeared in horror films of Spanish director Jesse Franco. His last work was as a London theatre critic in "Theatre of Blood" (1973). His epitaph is from a Byron poem: "So I'll Go No More a Roving..."

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 20 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21666008
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dennis Price (23 Jun 1915–6 Oct 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21666008, citing St Peters Anglican Churchyard, La Seigneurie (Sark), Guernsey ; Maintained by Find A Grave .