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Ed Gein (1906–1984)

Ed Gein and his elder brother Henry were born into a farming family near Plainfield, WI. George Gein, his father, was a tanner and carpenter and was drunk most of the time. Augusta, Ed's domineering mother, was the real power of the house. She was a religious fanatic who constantly warned her sons about the sins of premarital sex and railed ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 77) in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary) (archive source - 1 episode)
- Ed Gein (2004) ... (archive source)
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 2003 The Saw Is Family: Making 'Leatherface' (Video documentary short)
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 2005 THS Investigates: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer (TV Movie documentary)
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 2004 Ed Gein: The Ghoul of Plainfield (Video documentary short)
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 2003 History's Mysteries: Infamous Murders (TV Series documentary)
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- The Cannibals (2003) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2000 Ed Gein
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 5 Portrayals | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Although he is often characterized as a serial killer, only two murders were directly linked to Gein, one of them being the mother of the deputy sheriff who eventually caught him. The "artifacts" he made from body parts were mostly gathered from his grave-robbing activities. See more »

Nickname:

The Ghoul of Plainfield See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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