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Ed Gein (1906–1984)

Ed Gein and his elder brother Henry lived on a rural farm 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 against "evil" ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 77) in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary) (archive source - 1 episode)
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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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3 Biographical Movies | 6 Portrayals | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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His intelligence was measured at average, with an IQ of 99, signifying average intelligence; a pretty good score for someone who dropped out of school in 8th grade. See more »

Nickname:

Grandfather of Gore See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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