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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DiedOctober 7, 1994(1994-10-07) (aged 60)
[citation needed]
Years active1970–1977[1]

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


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 Waters-related 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.[citation needed]


Swift died of complications from AIDS, aged 60, in his native Baltimore.[citation needed]


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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