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Carl Princi
Role Warlock Bird
Biographical Information
Full Name Carl Victor Princi
Birthdate September 27, 1920
Birthplace Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Death Date May 1, 1992 (age 71)
Death Place Burbank, California, United States

Carl Princi played a warlock turned into a bird in the fourth season episode, "Long Live the Queen" (1967).


Carl Victor Princi was an American actor and radio announcer.

Princi was born on September 27, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts. Princi had three brothers, one of whom was Peter W. Princi, Collector of Customs for the Port of Boston and a United States magistrate judge.

Princi trained as an actor in Boston. He began acting at the age of fourteen when he appeared in a cameo role in a Works Progress Administration Theater project.

Princi appeared in both film and television. He had a small role in the film version of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and appeared in episodes of Highway Patrol, I Led Three Lives, and Bewitched.

While at Boston University, Princi took a course in broadcasting, which led to a job at WESX. From 1952 to 1953, Princi was a bilingual presenter at KWKW (1300 AM). In 1953 he joined KFAC (1330 AM) and KFAC-FM (92.3) in Los Angeles, where he remained until 1987 when the station changed formats and fired all of its on-air talent. At KFAC, Princi hosted "World of Opera" and "Opera House" and conducted many of the station's interviews. In 1991 he returned to radio at KKGO as a staff announcer and host of "Sunday Evening at the Opera".

Princi died on May 1, 1992 at Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California due to complications of cancer. He was survived by his wife, Althea Giordano, and their three daughters.


  • Carl Princi on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on March 19, 2020.
  • Carl Princi on Wikipedia. Retrieved on March 19, 2020.
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