Paul Lynde

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 55
Paul Edward Lynde was an American comedian, voice artist, game show panelist and actor. A character actor with a distinctively campy and snarky persona that often poked fun at his barely-closeted homosexuality, Lynde was well known for his roles as Uncle Arthur on Bewitched, the befuddled father Harry MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie, and as a regular... read more

Paul Edward Lynde was an American comedian, voice artist, game show panelist and actor. A character actor with a distinctively campy and snarky persona that often poked fun at his barely-closeted homosexuality, Lynde was well known for his roles as Uncle Arthur on Bewitched, the befuddled father Harry MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie, and as a regular "center square" panelist on the game show The Hollywood Squares from 1968 to 1981. He also voiced animated characters for four Hanna-Barbera productions.

Birth Name

Paul Edward Lynde

Born

Sunday, 13 June 1926

Died

Sunday, 10 January 1982

Actor Filmography

Visible: Out on Television Self (archive footage) 2020
The Sixties Uncle Arthur 2013
Making the Boys Uncle Arthur (archive footage) 2011
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America 2009
Pioneers of Television Harry McAfee (archive footage) / Harry McAfee, Himself (archive footage) 2008
Broadway: The American Musical Harry McAfee (in 'Bye Bye Birdie') (archive footage) 2004
E! True Hollywood Story Himself (archive footage) 1996
Rock Hudson's Home Movies Mr. Akins 1992
The Villain Nervous Elk 1979
America 2-Night Himself 1978
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Visible: Out on Television Self (archive footage) 2020
The Sixties Uncle Arthur 2013
Making the Boys Uncle Arthur (archive footage) 2011
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America 2009
Pioneers of Television Harry McAfee (archive footage) / Harry McAfee, Himself (archive footage) 2008
Broadway: The American Musical Harry McAfee (in 'Bye Bye Birdie') (archive footage) 2004
E! True Hollywood Story Himself (archive footage) 1996
Rock Hudson's Home Movies Mr. Akins 1992
The Villain Nervous Elk 1979
America 2-Night Himself 1978
Rabbit Test Dr. Roger Vidal, M.D. 1978
The Paul Lynde Halloween Special Himself 1976
Hugo the Hippo Aban-Khan (voice) 1975
Donny and Marie Himself 1975
The Smothers Brothers Show Himself 1975
Dinah! Himself 1974
The Mac Davis Show Himself - Guest, Himself 1974
Journey Back to Oz Pumpkinhead (voice) 1973
Charlotte's Web Templeton (voice) 1973
The Paul Lynde Show Paul Simms 1972
The New Temperatures Rising Show Dr. Paul Mercy 1972
I've Got a Secret Himself - Celebrity Guest 1972
Gidget Gets Married Louis B. Latimer 1972
The Pet Set Himself 1971
Where's Huddles? Claude Pertwee (voice), Claude Pertwee 1970
Gidget Grows Up Louis B. Latimer 1969
Love, American Style (segment "Love and the Pregnancy"), Grisdale, Stanley 1969
The Game Game Himself 1969
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop Sylvester Sneekly 1969
Cattanooga Cats 1969
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Himself 1969
Funny You Should Ask Himself 1968
That's Life Clerk 1968
How Sweet It Is! The Purser 1968
Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers Himself 1968
Operation: Entertainment Himself 1968
The Jerry Lewis Show Himself 1967
The Carol Burnett Show Himself 1967
The Mothers-in-Law Wally Logan 1967
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself 1967
The Flying Nun Father Lundigan 1967
Malibu U. Himself 1967
Dream Girl of '67 Himself - Bachelor Judge 1966
The Jackie Gleason Show Worthington Kenmore 1966
Hey, Landlord Mr. Gregory 1966
That Girl Nate Caswell 1966
The Phyllis Diller Show Harvey 1966
The Glass Bottom Boat Homer Cripps 1966
I Dream of Jeannie Allen Kerr, Commander Porter, Harry Huggins 1965
The Dean Martin Show Himself, Himself - Cameo 1965
Gidget Herman Marshall 1965
F Troop Sgt. Ramsden 1965
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) Himself - Center Square, Himself - Panelist, Himself - The Center Square 1965
Beach Blanket Bingo Bullets 1965
Oh My Word Himself 1965
Send Me No Flowers Mr. Akins 1964
The Munsters Dr. Edward Dudley 1964
The Cara Williams Show Charles Crump 1964
Bewitched Uncle Arthur, Harold Harold 1964
For Those Who Think Young Sid Hoyt 1964
The Hollywood Palace Himself 1964
Under the Yum Yum Tree Murphy 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Judge 1963
The Farmer's Daughter Tony Parrish, Tony 1963
Burke's Law Arthur Clark, Dr. McCoy, Guy Hawthorne Jr. 1963
The Patty Duke Show Mr. Snell 1963
Grindl Purvis Inchback 1963
Fractured Flickers Himself 1963
Bye Bye Birdie Harry McAfee 1963
You Don't Say Himself, Himself - Panelist 1963
Son of Flubber Sportscaster 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine Gary Snead 1962
The Beverly Hillbillies Passport Clerk 1962
The Jack Paar Program Himself 1962
The Andy Williams Show Himself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Comedian, Himself 1961
Play of the Week 1959
The Kraft Music Hall Himself, Doctor Zodiak 1958
The Lux Show Himself 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Stanley Horace Fenton (voice) 1956
The Phil Silvers Show Rudy the Doctor, The Desk Clerk 1955
Frankie Laine Time Himself 1955
The Magical World of Disney Sportscaster 1954
Producers' Showcase Belknap-Jackson 1954
The George Gobel Show Himself 1954
New Faces Himself 1954
The Martha Raye Show Himself 1954
The Bob Hope Show Himself 1950
The Jack Benny Program Veterinarian 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Himself 1950
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself, Harry McAfee - Scene from 'Bye Bye Birdie' 1948
1974 Emmy Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement Nominated
1973 Golden Globe Best TV Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1973 Emmy Outstanding Achievement by Individuals in Daytime Programming Nominated
1972 Emmy Outstanding Achievement in Daytime Programming - Individuals Nominated
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