Carlyle (1906, October 26, 1996) was born Lyle F. Laughlin in Oakdale, California. He worked numerous odd jobs and served in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy before becoming a professional performer in the late 1920's, using the stage name Carlyle. He performed his stage act around the United States in auditoriums, hotels and supper clubs throughout the Depression.
|Born||Lyle F. Laughlin|
|Died||October 26, 1996 |
He retired from performing in 1954, settling down to raise his kids, operating a successful camera repairing business in Oakland, California.
His wife and assistant, Wanda, was a past officer of International Magigals. She passed away in 1982.
Lyle was eulogized at his funeral on October 30th, 1966 by his longtime friend Lee Grabel.