STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 518 this week

Divine (I) (1945–1988)


Originally born Harris Glen Milstead just after the end of WWII, Baltimore's most outrageous resident eventually became the international icon of bad taste cinema, as the always shocking and highly entertaining transvestite performer, Divine. Milstead met maverick film director & good friend, John Waters, at high school in Baltimore, and the two ... See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 people
created 27 Jul 2015
 
a list of 29 people
created 30 May 2016
 
a list of 29 people
created 04 Mar 2015
 
a list of 22 images
created 22 Oct 2014
 
a list of 43 people
created 17 Dec 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Divine's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pink Flamingos Divine / Babs Johnson
(1972)
Hairspray Edna Turnblad / Arvin Hodgepile
(1988)
Female Trouble Dawn Davenport / Earl Peterson
(1974)
Lust in the Dust Rosie Velez
(1984)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (13 credits)
 1988 Out of the Dark
Det. Langella
 1988 Hairspray
Edna Turnblad / Arvin Hodgepile
 1987 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Ambassador Chia Fung
- Seymourlama (1987) ... Ambassador Chia Fung
 1985 Trouble in Mind
Hilly Blue
 1984 Lust in the Dust
Rosie Velez
 1981 Polyester
Francine Fishpaw
 1974 Female Trouble
Dawn Davenport / Earl Peterson
 1972 Pink Flamingos
Divine / Babs Johnson
 1970 Multiple Maniacs
Lady Divine
 1970 The Diane Linkletter Story (Short)
Diane Linkletter
 1969 Mondo Trasho
Divine / Greaser in Alley
 1968 Eat Your Makeup
Jacqueline Kennedy
 1966 Roman Candles (Short)
Party Guest / Man with Scarf
Show Show Soundtrack (10 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (27 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (30 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Theatre - Played a prison matron in "Women Behind Bars" by Tom Eyen. The production ran Off-Broadway from 1976 to 1977. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Divine 1945 - 1988 | Lady Divine | Glen Milstead

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

People who used to make fun are now fans. I had the last laugh. See more »

Trivia:

Had a successful singing career (dance/disco), touring the world's clubs, and released numerous albums. See more »

Nickname:

Divvie

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed