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Fred Phelps (1929–2014)

Fred Phelps was born on November 13, 1929 in Meridian, Mississippi, USA as Frederick Waldron Phelps. He is known for his work on Fred: The Movie (2000), The Anatomy of Hate (2009) and Judgment Day. He was married to Margie Phelps. He died on March 19, 2014 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. See full bio »

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(age 84) in Topeka, Kansas, USA

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Known For

Fred: The Movie
(2000)
The Anatomy of Hate
(2009)
Judgment Day
Judgment Day Himself
Biblical Warfare
(2011)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book (with Brent Roper): "The Conspiracy" [Never published]. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Pastor Fred Phelps | Rev. Fred Phelps | Reverend Fred W. Phelps | The Reverend Fred W. Phelps Sr.

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

On Tuesday, May 14, the old fat false prophet Jerry Falwell died and entered hell. As the old preacher used to put it, he split hell wide open... Hell from beneath was moved to meet Falwell at his coming, rousing the dead, even those that used to be bigshots on Earth now in hell greeting him with such words as these: 'Why, hello, Reverend Fraudwell, you old money-grubbing pervert!' ... As a young... See more »

Trivia:

Despite being awarded a special honor by the NAACP for his practice of civil rights cases in the 1970s and 80s, he has been recorded by news crews and private citizens on numerous occasions screaming racial expletives at crowds of blacks and civilians. Members of the NAACP have stated in recent years that Phelps would not have been given the award had they known that he was using the civil rights... See more »

Trademark:

Always wears a bullet proof vest, windbreaker, white rubber gloves, and a cowboy hat See more »

Nickname:

The Al Capone of Christianity See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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