Charles Manson (1934–2017)

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Charles Manson is one of the most notorious convicted murderers in American history, though ironically, there is no evidence that he ever killed anyone himself. In 1971, Los Angeles prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi used his "Helter Skelter" theory to successfully convict Manson and several of his female compatriots of seven murders: the Tate-LaBianca ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Manson Family Soundtrack
Cease to Exist Self - Singer & Songwriter, Convicted Murderer
Carnage Park Soundtrack


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 2004 Citizen Shane (Documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Manson Speaks" (White Devil Records, 1995) See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 20 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Bandcamp | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Charles Milles Maddox | Charlie Manson


5' 2" (1.57 m)


Leona "Candy" Stevens  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »


Manson, Valentine Michael


Kathleen Maddox


Tom Egan (grandchild) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Ted Bundy's a rumpkin. Bundy's a poop butt. Bundy's his mama's boy. Bundy's out there trying to prove something to his own manhood that's got nothing to do with me. I don't roll around with poop people like that. I stand with people that can stand with themselves. See more »


He misinterpreted The Beatles' songs "Helter Skelter" and "Blackbird" to have hidden messages of an impending race war that would destroy the world and leave Manson and his "Family" to inherit the earth. In reality, "Helter Skelter" referred to a fairground ride. See more »


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