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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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Pecker Pervert on Phone
Seed of Chucky
Seed of Chucky Pete Peters
Hairspray Dr. Fredrickson
Cry-Baby Writer


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Sir Butler
 2015 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
First Class Passenger
 2014 Suburban Gothic
 2012 Excision
 2011 Mangus!
Jesus Christ
 2007 Hairspray
 2007 Each Time I Kill
Movie Watcher
 2004 Seed of Chucky
Pete Peters
 2002 Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat
The Reverend
 2000 Cecil B. DeMented
Reporter (uncredited)
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown
Mr. Haynes
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
John Waters
 1998 Pecker
Pervert on Phone (voice, uncredited)
 1998 Anarchy TV
 1994 Serial Mom
Ted Bundy (voice, uncredited)
 1989 Homer and Eddie
Robber #1
 1988 Hairspray
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 1986 Something Wild
Used Car Guy
 1972 Pink Flamingos
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 1969 Mondo Trasho
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If someone threw up at one of my screenings, it would be like a standing ovation. See more »


His favorite childhood memory was seeing real blood on the seat of a wrecked car when visiting a scrap yard and fantasizing about lethal car crashes. See more »


All his movies are set in Baltimore See more »


Pope of Trash See more »

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