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John Wayne Gacy (1942–1994)

John Wayne Gacy was born in 1942 and grew up in a working-class neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. His father, John S. Gacy, Sr. (1900-1969), was an alcoholic and beat him frequently during his violent rages. As Gacy grew up, he began to develop a identity crisis - doubting his own masculinity. At the age of 11, he suffered a blow to the head from... See full bio »


(age 52) in Joliet, Illinois, USA

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 2010 Dahmer vs. Gacy (thanks)
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 2013 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series)
- Serial Killers (2013) ... Himself
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 2006 Most Evil (TV Series documentary)
- Cold-Blooded Killers (2006) ... Himself
 2003 History's Mysteries: Infamous Murders (TV Series documentary)
- Intent on Murder (2003) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2000 American Justice Set (Video documentary)
 1999 Serial Killers: Profiling the Criminal Mind (Video documentary)
 1999 Biography (TV Series documentary)
 1999 Revelations: The End Times, Volume 2 (Video documentary)
Himself - Serial Killer
 1994 Serial Killers (Video documentary)
 1993 Murderers, Mobsters & Madmen Vol. 1 (Video documentary)
 1981 The Killing of America (Documentary)
Himself (photographs) (as John Gacy)

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2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | See more »

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John Gacy


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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GG Allin is an entertainer with a message to a sick society. He makes us look at it for what we really are. The human is just another animal who is able to speak out freely, to express himself clearly. Make no mistake about it, behind what he does is a brain. See more »


Claimed that he was the victim of multiple personality disorder, and that his atrocities were actually the work of an evil alter ego named Jack. See more »


Known for his very gregarious facade. He would regularly hold extravagant neighborhood parties at his house. See more »


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