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Paul Stoddard
Paul Stoddard
Production Information
Portrayed by

Joel Fabiani
Dennis Patrick

First appearance

271

Last appearance

953

Episode count

19

Biographical Information
Name

Paul Stoddard

Also known as

Mr. Prescott

Age

29 (1949)

50 (1970)

Date of birth

1920

Year of death

1970

Manner of death

Murdered by Jeb Hawkes.

Family members

Elizabeth Collins Stoddard (Wife)
Carolyn Stoddard (Daughter)

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Paul Stoddard (1920-1969), was the deadbeat husband of Elizabeth Collins Stoddard and father to Carolyn Stoddard.










BiographyEdit

Early LifeEdit

Paul Stoddard was born in 1920 (953). and grew up in poverty before coming to Collinsport (893).

Visit To CollinsportEdit

In 1945, Paul married into the wealthy Collins family and lived at Collinwood with his wife Elizabeth, there he met an unscrupulous con artist named Jason McGuire (271). He once commissioned Sam Evans to paint a portrait of him in the style and size of the Jeremiah painting hanging above the Collinwood mantle. The portrait was never begun, despite a few preliminary sketches by Sam (42). He later had a daughter named Carolyn Stoddard in June 16, 1946 (267).


The DealEdit

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Paul Stoddard at the Blue Whale in 1949, making a deal with Mr. Strak.

In December 41949, Paul Stoddard, said the day started as usual, Roger was pouting, and his daughter Carolyn Stoddard was crying and he was also plotting with Jason McGuire about the money, and how he was enabled to get any of it.

He later went to the  Blue Whale, to get a few drinks, where he met Mr. Strak and made a deal with him for his most precious object in exchange for twenty years of good luck and fortune in which he agreed, but Paul Stoddard, just thought of it as a drunken conversation, nothing of importance (900).

Faking his DeathEdit

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Elizabeth Knocking Paul Stoddard unconscious

the next day, Paul Stoddard decided to finally leave Collinsport and became a traveling man, he was gonna leave with his best friend, Jason McGuire, he decided to take Carolyns suitcase which angered Elizabeth, making her attack Paul with a poker, which  stunned him. Jason told her that Paul was killed and he made it look that he buried his body and belongings in a locked room in the basement of Collinwood. Paul and Jason left Collinsport to start life somewhere else (272).


Life of FortuneEdit

He fled with Jason McGuire, eventually losing contact with him during their trip in Hong Kong, after that his life became successful he created his own business and did very good in stockmarket, until losing all of his money in 1969 (900).

Return to CollinsportEdit

In 1969, Paul did return to Collinwood after 20 years (888). He also learned at that time the details of a pact he had made for wealth with beings he now knew were demons. His deal with Mr. Strak was for 20 years of good luck and fortune in exchange for his most precious possession. The Leviathans were coming to collect paymeDuranr his good fortune—his daughter Carolyn (900). Attempting to stop this plot, he was killed (933).

Background information and notes Edit

  • Paul was first alluded to in 5, though his name wasn't revealed until 41.
  • In 244 it is stated that Paul left after Carolyn was born. Elizabeth makes references to how he ignored Carolyn.

Appearances Edit

271, 887, 888, 891, 892, 893, 898, 899, 900, 901, 902, 906, 907, 908, 909, 917, 929, 930, 931, 933, 953

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