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George Figgs

George Figgs worked as an actor in many of the early John Waters comedies, then went into the film business as a dailies projectionist, working with such people as Sven Nykvist, Jodie Foster, Terry Gilliam, and others. He also owned and operated the Orpheum Cinema in the Fell's Point section of Baltimore City from 1991 to 1999. Figgs is also an ... See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2004 A Dirty Shame
Neuter (uncredited)
 1981 Polyester
Abortion Picket
 1974 Female Trouble
Dribbles
 1972 Pink Flamingos
Bongo player
 1969 Mondo Trasho
Asylum Inmate / Man in Waiting Room
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 2014 Alfred Jarry & 'Pataphysics (Documentary short) (production assistant)
 2000 Cecil B. DeMented (projectionist)
 1998 Pecker (projectionist)
 1996 Boys (projectionist)
 1995 Twelve Monkeys (projectionist: Baltimore)
 1995 Home for the Holidays (projectionist - uncredited)
 1994 Serial Mom (projectionist)
 1994 Major League II (projectionist)
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 2013 I Am Divine (Documentary)
Himself
 1998 Divine Trash (Documentary)
Himself
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Interviewed in the documentary "Cinema" (1997), about the Maryland film industry, directed by Matt Barry.

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One of the few people involved in the John Waters project "Dorothy the Kansas City Pothead" (c. 1969), playing the scarecrow. See more »

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