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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 »

Died:

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

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

Alternate Names:

John Gacy

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

Execution lasted 18 minutes after one of the IV lines clogged. See more »

Trademark:

Extensive use of ruses, cons, and scams to gain his victims trust and evading law enforcement. See more »

Nickname:

Pogo the Clown See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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