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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 Hatemongers (2001). He was married to Margie Phelps. He died on March 19, 2014 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. See full bio »

Died:

(age 84) in Topeka, Kansas, USA

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Known For

Fred: The Movie
(2000)
The Anatomy of Hate
(2009)
Hatemongers
Hatemongers Himself
(2001)
Judgment Day
Judgment Day Himself

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Other Works:

He has written numerous songs and recorded them with the Westboro Baptist Church Choir, including: "I Like to Watch", "America the Burning" and "God Hates America". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 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:

God is punishing America for the way they have persecuted us at Westboro Baptist Church, and worse and more of [the Virginia Tech massacre] is coming and this evil sodomite nation is doomed. See more »

Trivia:

In 1968, weighing nearly 300lbs, he was rushed to the hospital after overdosing on a cocktail of barbiturates, amphetamines, and alcohol. He remained in a coma for nearly a week; upon release from the hospital he placed himself on a stringent liquid diet and dropped to 135lbs in less than three months. See more »

Trademark:

Southern accent See more »

Nickname:

The Al Capone of Christianity See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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