Paul Swift

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Paul Swift
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Screenshot of Swift from the documentary film Divine Trash (1998) directed by Steve Yeager.
Born (1934-08-18)August 18, 1934
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Died October 7, 1994(1994-10-07) (aged 60)
[citation needed]
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
[citation needed]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1970–1977[1]

Paul Swift (August 18, 1934 — October 7, 1994)[citation needed] was an American film actor.

Career[edit]

Between 1970 and 1977 he appeared in roles in four of the early feature films directed by John Waters.[1] He additionally appeared as himself in two documentary films.[1]

Swift's most notable role is his appearance as The Egg Man in Pink Flamingos (1972). Aside from that, he played mostly bit parts.

Because of his work with Waters, Swift is considered one of the Dreamlanders, Waters's ensemble of regular cast and crew members.[citation needed]

Death[edit]

Swift died of complications with AIDS, age 60, in his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Genre Role Notes
1970 Multiple Maniacs crime-horror comedy Steve (Cookie's boyfriend)
1972 Pink Flamingos crime-horror comedy The Egg Man
1974 Female Trouble crime-horror comedy Butterfly
1976 Edith's Shopping Bag documentary himself
1977 Desperate Living crime-fantasy-horror comedy Mr. Paul
1998 Divine Trash documentary himself archive footage

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