Everett Quinton (born 1952) is an American entertainer and writer, who made his film debut in the show Miami Bad habit as an anonymous gay pusher who, alongside his accomplice (played by Charles Ludlam) decline to work with Crockett and Tubbs in the episode “The Reckless Child”.
Profession Quinton was born in Brooklyn, New York. He found acting when he took classes at Tracker School when he met Charles Ludlam, who had established the Crazy Dramatic Organization in New York City in 1967 (and collapsed decade after his passing). He acted in a few plays under the Ludicrous pennant.
|Full Name||Everett Quinton|
|Miami Vice Character||Homosexual Pusher (“The Prodigal Son”)|
|Born||1952, Brooklyn, New York|
|Partner||Charles Ludlam (1975-1987, Ludlam’s death)|
Farewell to New York drag theatre legend Everett Quinton, who has died, aged 71. Partner of the late Charles Ludlam, he kept his legacy alive, taking over as artistic director of their Ridiculous Theatre Company. https://t.co/p3JRAr2bBf pic.twitter.com/GNBzxYHGMM
— Mark Shenton 💙 (@ShentonStage) January 24, 2023
He additionally showed up on film after his underlying Bad habit appearance in the motion pictures Lawful Falcons (with Brian Dennehy), Always, Humdinger (with Annie Brilliant, Paul Gleason and Ludlam), Deadly Deception (with Vanity), Big Business (with Daniel Gerroll and J.C. Quinn), Normal Born Executioners, Pollock (with John Heard) and his latest film appearance, 2004’s After Louie. His restricted television appearances incorporate Regulation and Request, The Directing Light, Medical caretaker Jackie, and The Louise Log.
His venue masterpiece was with his accomplice Ludlam in the play The Secret of Irma Vep, where the entertainers quickly play a progression of seven gothic jobs, and to play out the play, all entertainers should be of a similar sex to guarantee dressing in drag. By 1991 Irma Vep was the most delivered play in the US.
Individual Life Quinton was with his life accomplice Charles Ludlam from 1975 until Ludlam’s passing on May 28, 1987, in New York City’s St. Vincent Clinic from Helps related pneumonia.
Quinton stayed with the Absurd working until it collapsed in 1997.
The Technicolor, quick-change chameleon Everett Quinton has died. He kept the campfires blazing for his late partner Charles Ludlam’s great, gender-blending Ridiculous troupe. I last saw him in 2017 as a Martian queen and her incestuous brother in Ludlam’s “When Queens Collide.” pic.twitter.com/qTDNJ31YxQ
— Ben Brantley (@BenjBrantley) January 24, 2023