The Night That Destroyed Paul Lynde’s Career Forever

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Опубликовано: 2021-10-15
Продолжительность: 08:02
Paul Lynde was a beloved comedic actor that audiences will likely recognize from his roles on the series Bewitched and the film Bye Bye Birdie. Paul was a closeted homosexual during his career, and the characters that he portrayed served as subtle gay icons for audiences at the time. Paul kept his sexuality an open secret due to the fact that being completely up-front about it could’ve cost the actor his career. Sadly, the secret ended up destroying his career in a completely different way after an unfortunate incident involving a romantic liaison with a potential partner.
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Paul Lynde didn’t have any experience acting until he got into college. The young man found that he had a liking for drama, and decided to take up with his school’s theater troupe. It was here that Paul began to explore his talents by writing and performing his own monologues. After graduation, Paul moved to New York City with the hopes of becoming big in the entertainment industry.

Paul’s big break came with his role in the 1960 Broadway play Bye Bye Birdie, and he achieved even greater recognition with the reprisal of his role in that play’s 1963 Hollywood adaptation. In 1965, Paul was given what has arguably become the most iconic role of his career, with that being the character of Uncle Arthur on the series Bewitched. Sadly, the comedic actor’s career would come to an untimely incident soon after this. Join Facts Verse as we explore the night that destroyed Paul Lynde’s career forever.

The Night That Destroyed Paul Lynde’s Career Forever