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Birthday: June 13, 1926
Place: Mount Vernon, Ohio, USA
Height: 5' 1"
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Paul Lynde was born in 1926 in Mount Vernon, Ohio (one of six children and the middle of four boys). His father was a local police officer and the sheriff of the Mount Vernon Jail for two years. Lynde got his inspiration to become an actor at the age of four or five after his mother took him to see the original silent film Ben Hur (1926). After graduating from Northwestern University, Lynde relocated to New York City where his first break came from being a stand-up comedian at the Number One Fifth Avenue nightclub. Then came an appearance on a Broadway play, New Faces of 1952.Lynde also had a two-year run on TV with "The Perry Como Show" (1948) and the Broadway and film versions of Bye Bye Birdie (1963). Throught his life, Lynde appeared in the Broadway plays The Impossible Years, Don't Drink the Water, and Plaza Suite. His many film credits include _New Faces (1954)_ , Send Me No Flowers (1964) and Rabbit Test (1978). One of his memorable roles is a recurring role on "Bewitched" (1964) playing the sneering, sarcastic, Uncle Arthur. He appeared on TV's "The Dean Martin Show," "The Kraft Music Hall," "The Donny and Marie Show," and both the prime-time and daytime versions of the game show "The Hollywood Squares" (1966) where he occupied the famous center square. He had two TV series of his own, "The Paul Lynde Show" (1972) and "Temperatures Rising" (1972). Paul Lynde's witty, wisecracking one-liners and his novel line delivery made him one of Hollywood's funniest and best loved entertainers. Paul Lynde died under mysterious circumstances when he was found dead after having drowned in his backyard swimming pool allegedly under the influence of alcohol, or after suffering a heart attack in January 1982 at age 55. He had been in ill-health for over a year with cancer or some other illness that was never fully revealed to the public before or after his death.
- Attended Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).
- Interred at Amity Cemetery in Amity, Ohio.
- Posthumously "outed" by Boze Hadleigh, who has written extensively about previously closeted Hollywood actors/actresses.
- The coroner who examined his body said he had the heart of an eighty-eight year old man.
- Told his agent shortly before his death that he had given up cigarettes and alcohol.
- Long-time "center square" and court jester in residence on the original "Hollywood Squares", Paul Lynde's quips on that show are still quoted, and laughed at, to this day.
- A fan once set up a museum full of Paul Lynde memorabilia in his home town on Mount Vernon, Ohio
- His older brother Cordon died in World War 2
- In 1965, his longtime companion, John, accidentally fell to his death out of Lynde's hotel room window. They are buried next to each other in Amity Cemetary in Ohio.
- Lynde left Hollywood Squares in 1979, in a dispute over his salary. When tabloids ran stories claiming he had been fired for his drinking as well as on-set problems, he sued them for libel, seeking million in damages.
- Explained his lifelong bachelorhood to fans (in the days before "coming out") by telling them his high-school sweetheart had broken his heart, and he was still too hurt to give other women a chance.
- His classmates at Northwestern University included Cloris Leachman and Charlton Heston.
- He had a weight problem that he fought to control his entire life.
- When he first went to New York, he lived in an apartment building that housed many other struggling actors. The building had communal kitchens, kitchens shared by all the tenants of a floor. One of the other actors in the building claimed that Lynde used to steal his food from the refrigerator. That actor was a young Marlon Brando.
- The song he sang about appearing on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in the musical play "Bye Bye, Birdie" he got to sing on "The Ed Sullivan Show"!
- In "Center Square: The Paul Lynde Story," biographers Steve Wilson and Joe Florenski lay to rest rumors that there was something odd about Lynde's death at the age of 55. Dismissing such rumors that the comedian was murdered by a hustler who robbed Lynde's house and left him dead and naked, the authors say that Lynde did die of a heart attack, as the coroner's report contended he did. Lynde expired at almost the same age as his father, who also died from a heart attack. The authors express surprise that Lynde didn't have a heart attack sooner, what with his transgressive lifestyle. Lynde was heavily into alcohol, and also used drugs. He claimed to have quit these habits cold-turkey not long before his death, having been transformed by a personal event that he never revealed.
- The sign proclaiming Mount Vernon, Ohio, as the birthplace of Paul Lynde was recently changed to read: "Home of Daniel Decatur Emmett, Author of [the song] 'Dixie.'"
- Lynde and his friend, Bing Davidson were staying at the Drake hotel in San Francisco, California on July 17, 1965. The two went out the next day for a good time and got very drunk. Davidson decided to show Lynde a trick and dangled off the hotel balcony by his fingers. He was slipping and Paul desperately tried to help him in but Davidson fell to his death.
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