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Dennis Price
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Actor
    (June 23, 1915-October 6, 1973)
    Born in Twyford, England, United Kingdom
    Birth name was Dennistoun Franklyn John Rose-Price
    Portrayed Jeeves in ‘The World of Wooster’ (1965-67)
    Appeared in the films ‘A Canterbury Tale’ (1944), ‘The Bad Lord Byron’ (1945), ‘Kind Hearts and Coronets’ (1949), ‘Lady Godiva Rides Again’ (1951), ‘The Magic Box’ (1951), ‘For Better, For Worse’ (1954), ‘I’m All Right Jack’ (1959), ‘Don’t Panic Chaps!’ (1959), ‘School for Scoundrels’ (1960), ‘Oscar Wilde’ (1960), ‘Victim’ (1961), ‘What a Carve-Up!’ (1961), ‘The Amorous Prawn’ (1962), ‘Doctor in Distress’ (1963), ‘Murder Most Foul’ (1964), ‘The Earth Dies Screaming’ (1964), ‘Ten Little Indians’ (1965), ‘Jules Verne’s Rocket to the Moon’ (1967), ‘The Magic Christian’ (1969), ‘Venus in Furs’ (1969), ‘The Horror of Frankenstein’ (1970), ‘Vampyros Lesbos’ (1971), ‘Twins of Evil’ (1971), ‘Tower of Evil’ (1972), ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ (1972), ‘Theatre of Blood’ (1973), ‘Horror Hospital’ (1973), ‘The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein’ (1973) and ‘Son of Dracula’ (1974)
    He conducted an extramarital affair in the 40s with his frequent co-star Margaret Lockwood (who later noted, ‘We were both married with small children, so we decided to call it off’).
    He was an alcoholic who drank a crate of Guinness a day.
    He attempted suicide by gassing himself in his London apartment, but was rescued by a cleaning lady (1954).
    He went bankrupt, blaming his financial troubles on ‘extravagant living and most inadequate gambling.’ (1967)
    At the end of his career, he appeared in several of Jesus Franco’s schlocky horror films.
    At Radley boarding school, his roommate was Desmond Llewelyn (Q in the James Bond films).
    He was a member of the Oxford Union Debating Society.
    He served in the Royal Artillery during World War II.
    P.G. Wodehouse praised his portrayal of Jeeves as the best he had ever seen.
    His biographer said, ‘Not one single person I interviewed had a bad thing to say about him. I think that must make him almost unique in show biz.’

Credit: C. Fishel


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