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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 documentary)
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- Serial Killers (2013) ... Himself
 2006 Most Evil (TV Series documentary)
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- Cold-Blooded Killers (2006) ... Himself
 2005 THS Investigates: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer (TV Movie documentary)
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)
Himself
 1999 Serial Killers: Profiling the Criminal Mind (Video documentary)
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 1999 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 1999 Revelations: The End Times, Volume 2 (Video documentary)
Himself - Serial Killer
 1998 Crime Stories (TV Series documentary)
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- John Wayne Gacy ... Himself
 1994 Serial Killers (Video documentary)
Himself
 1993 Murderers, Mobsters & Madmen Vol. 1 (Video documentary)
Himself
 1981 The Killing of America (Documentary)
Himself (as John Gacy)
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Personal Details

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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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

In 1975, Gacy volunteered himself and his employees to clean up Norwood Park's (IL) Democratic Party headquarters, impressing the party's township committeeman, who, unaware of Gacy's past, nominated him to the town's street lighting commission. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

The Killer Clown See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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