Walter W. Cole, a drag performer from the United States who ran a cabaret in Portland, Oregon, went by the stage name Darcelle XV. He had been performing as a drag queen for 57 years when he passed away in 2016, earning him the title of oldest drag queen performer in Guinness World Records.
Darcelle, who passed away on Thursday, was honored as the world’s oldest active drag performer by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2016 and entertained crowds right up until the end. Darcelle was well-known as a performer for running the longest-running drag performance on the West Coast of the United States. Cole, an Army veteran, promoted LGBTQ+ rights and volunteer work in Portland off the stage.
Darcelle XV Showplace, the nightclub he founded in downtown Portland more than 50 years ago, wrote a note on Facebook expressing his loss and requesting privacy and time.
Darcelle XV Age: How Old Is Darcelle XV?
Darcelle XV who was born on November 16, 1930, making him 92years.