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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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The Saw Is Family: Making 'Leatherface'
The Saw Is Family: Making 'Leatherface' Himself (Archive Photographs)
(2003)
Most Evil
Most Evil Himself
(2007)
Biography
Biography Miscellaneous Crew
(2004)

Filmography

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 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary) (archive source - 1 episode)
- Ed Gein (2004) ... (archive source)
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 2007 Most Evil (TV Series documentary)
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- Delusional (2007) ... Himself
 2003 The Saw Is Family: Making 'Leatherface' (Video documentary short)
Himself (Archive Photographs) (uncredited)
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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)
Himself
- The Cannibals (2003) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2000 Ed Gein
Himself (uncredited)
 2000 Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (Video documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 6 Portrayals | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

While Gein was in detention, his house burned to the ground. Arson was suspected. See more »

Nickname:

The Ghoul of Plainfield See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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