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Date of Birth 21 August 1944Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Date of Death 29 July 1977New York City, New York, USA  (PCP overdose)
Birth NameDavid Crawford Lochary

Mini Bio (1)

Divine's former best friend, with dyed silver hair, met the future Waters star in beauty school in Baltimore, Maryland. Divine later claimed that he had "never even heard the word 'drag' before David," and that Lochary did his makeup and wigs at parties (prior to Van Smith). Divine introduced Lochary to Waters in the mid-1960s, and he quickly became one of Waters' "Dreamlanders," first appearing in his 8mm underground film Roman Candles (1966). Lochary usually played exotically-dressed, sophisticated perverts who threatened, and lost to, Divine. Lochary moved to New York after the release of Pink Flamingos (1972) to do theater, but returned to Baltimore for Female Trouble (1974), after which he drifted away from the Dreamlanders. He allegedly died by bleeding to death in his New York apartment after falling on a glass while on PCP, shortly after the release of Waters' first film without him and Divine, Desperate Living (1977).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: jimwhittaker02

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Son of Mimi Lochary.

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