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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
 2012 Excision
William
 2007 Hairspray
Flasher
 2007 Each Time I Kill
Movie Watcher
 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 Anarchy TV
 1994 Serial Mom
Ted Bundy (voice, uncredited)
 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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Narrated a Star of the Month featurette about Vincent Price for Turner Classic Movies. It aired several times during the month. See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 19 Interviews | 14 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I'll never be able to do a sequel to Pink Flamingos (1972) because it would have to end with Divine taking a shit and the dog eating it. See more »

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

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Films combine outrageous subject matter with a sense of humor See more »

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Prince of Puke See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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