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Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he began making silent 8mm and 16mm films in the mid-'60s; he screened these in rented Baltimore church halls to underground audiences drawn by word of ... See full bio »

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Pecker Pervert on Phone
(1998)
Seed of Chucky Pete Peters
(2004)
Hairspray Dr. Fredrickson
(1988)
Serial Mom Ted Bundy
(1994)

Filmography

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 2022 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV Series)
Lazarus
 2022 Search Party (TV Series)
Sheffield
- Acts of the Apostles (2022) ... Sheffield
- Genesis (2022) ... Sheffield
 2020-2021 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Pornmonger Man
- Turn Me on Take Me Private (2021) ... Pornmonger Man
- Dance, Lies and Videotape (2020) ... Pornmonger Man
 2018 Mugworth
Sir Butler
 2018 Liverspots and Astronots (TV Series)
O-Dor
- The Exorcism of O-Dor (2018) ... O-Dor
 2018 The Blacklist (TV Series)
John Waters
- Sutton Ross (No. 17) (2018) ... John Waters
 2013-2018 Mickey Mouse (TV Series short)
Wadworth Thorndyke the Third
- The Fancy Gentleman (2018) ... Wadworth Thorndyke the Third (voice)
- Dog Show (2013) ... (voice)
 2017 Feud: Bette and Joan (TV Mini Series)
William Castle
- Hagsploitation (2017) ... William Castle
 2016 Clarence (TV Series short)
Captain Tom
- Plane Excited (2016) ... Captain Tom (voice)
 2015 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
First Class Passenger
 2014 Mr. Pickles (TV Series)
Dr. Kelton
- Coma (2014) ... Dr. Kelton (voice)
 2014 Suburban Gothic
Cornelius
 2012 Fish Hooks (TV Series)
The Yeti Lobster
- Rock Yeti Lobster (2012) ... The Yeti Lobster (voice)
 2012 Excision
William
 2011 Superjail! (TV Series)
Quetzalpacatlan
- Ghosts (2011) ... Quetzalpacatlan (voice)
 2011 Mangus!
Jesus Christ
 2006-2007 Love You to Death (TV Series)
The Groom Reaper
- The Beauty Queen Murder (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
- Murder Mystery Weekend (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
- The Strip Club Murder (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
- The Clown Case (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
- The Bog Murder (2007) ... The Groom Reaper
 2007 Hairspray
Flasher
 2007 Each Time I Kill
Movie Watcher
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Walter Hamerick
- Kept a Guy Locked in a Truck (2007) ... Walter Hamerick
 2004 Seed of Chucky
Pete Peters
 2002 Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat
The Reverend
 2000 Cecil B. Demented
Reporter (uncredited)
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown
Mr. Haynes
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
John Waters
 1998 Pecker
Pervert on Phone (voice, uncredited)
 1998 Frasier (TV Series)
Roger
- The Maris Counselor (1998) ... Roger (voice)
 1998 Anarchy TV
 1997 The Simpsons (TV Series)
John
- Homer's Phobia (1997) ... John (voice)
 1993-1995 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
R. Vincent Smith / Bartender
- Law & Disorder (1995) ... R. Vincent Smith (uncredited)
- Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (1993) ... Bartender
 1994 Family Album (TV Mini Series)
Vincent
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Vincent
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Vincent
 1994 Serial Mom
Ted Bundy (voice, uncredited)
 1990 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- Awomp-Bomp-Aloobomp-Aloop-Bamboom (1990) ... Mr. Bean
 1989 Homer and Eddie
Robber #1
 1988 Hairspray
Dr. Fredrickson
 1986 Something Wild
Used Car Guy
 1972 Pink Flamingos
Mr. J (voice, uncredited)
 1969 Mondo Trasho
Reporter (voice, uncredited)
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Show Show Director (19 credits)
Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (9 credits)
Show Show Editor (8 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (45 credits)
Show Show Self (221 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(2009-2010 Season) His musical, "Hairspray", was performed at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Marissa Perry and Heidi Kettenring in the cast. Marc Robin was the director and choreographer. Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman were the lyricists. Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan were the musical directors. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 22 Interviews | 15 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Relatives:

Steve Waters (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It isn't my business who celebrities sleep with, who David Letterman slept with or his marriage, unless he uses a moral stance to put down other people. Then it is very much my business. See more »

Trivia:

Owns a house in San Francisco. See more »

Trademark:

Casts Mink Stole and Mary Vivian Pearce in nearly all of his films See more »

Nickname:

Prince of Puke See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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