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Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he began making silent 8mm and 16mm films in the mid-'60s; he screened these in rented Baltimore church halls to underground audiences drawn by word of ... See full bio »
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  Mugworth (post-production)
Sir Butler
 2014 Mr. Pickles (TV Series)
Dr. Kelton
- Coma (2014) ... Dr. Kelton
 2013 Mickey Mouse (TV Series short)
- Dog Show (2013) ... (voice)
 2012 Fish Hooks (TV Series)
The Yeti Lobster
- Rock Yeti Lobster (2012) ... The Yeti Lobster (voice)
 2012 Excision
 2007 The Junior Defenders (Video)
 2007 Hairspray
 2007 Each Time I Kill
Movie Watcher
 2006-2007 'Til Death Do Us Part (TV Series)
The Groom Reaper
- The Beauty Queen Murder (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
- Murder Mystery Weekend (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
- The Strip Club Murder (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
- The Clown Case (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
- The Bog Murder (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
 2004 Dead Like Me (TV Series)
Old man in WaffleHouse
- Haunted (2004) ... Old man in WaffleHouse
 2002 Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat
The Reverend
 2000 Cecil B. DeMented
Reporter (uncredited)
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown
Mr. Haynes
 1998 Pecker
Pervert on Phone (voice, uncredited)
 1998 Frasier (TV Series)
- The Maris Counselor (1998) ... Roger (voice)
 1998 Anarchy TV
 1997 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- Homer's Phobia (1997) ... John (voice)
 1993-1995 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
R. Vincent Smith / Bartender
- Law & Disorder (1995) ... R. Vincent Smith (uncredited)
- Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (1993) ... Bartender
 1994 Family Album (TV Movie)
 1994 Serial Mom
Ted Bundy (voice, uncredited)
 1990 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- Awomp-Bomp-Aloobomb, Aloop Bamboom (1990) ... Mr. Bean
 1989 Homer and Eddie
Robber #1
 1988 Hairspray
Dr. Fredrickson
 1986 Something Wild
Used Car Guy
 1972 Pink Flamingos
Mr. J (voice, uncredited)
 1969 Mondo Trasho
Reporter (voice, uncredited)
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Book: "Trash Trio: Three Screenplays". New York: Vintage Books. ISBN 0394759869 (Fourth Estate, London, 1989) See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 19 Interviews | 15 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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No matter what your sexual preference or gender, no one likes a man who is fussy about his looks. You can spend as much time as you want looking good. But don't do it in public. See more »


Through Richard Owings and his wife Rachel, he is a sixth cousin once removed to Maria Shriver. See more »


Casts Mink Stole in nearly all of his films See more »


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