STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,427 this week

Edith Massey (1918–1984)


The wonderfully eccentric, snaggle-toothed Edith Massey was born in New York City and raised in an orphanage in Denver, Colorado, before running away to Hollywood as a teenager. She met director John Waters while working as a barmaid and as the owner of a thrift shop, Edith's Shopping Bag at Fells Point, Baltimore, in the late 1960s. Captured by ... See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 200 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 8931 people
created 23 Sep 2015
 
a list of 100 people
created 08 Jul 2017
 
a list of 567 people
created 1 month ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Edith Massey's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Polyester Cuddles Kovinsky
(1981)
(1972)
Female Trouble Aunt Ida
(1974)
Desperate Living Queen Carlotta
(1977)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (6 credits)
 1984 Mutants in Paradise
Dr. Durchfall
 1981 Polyester
Cuddles Kovinsky
 1977 Desperate Living
Queen Carlotta
 1974 Female Trouble
Aunt Ida
 1972 Pink Flamingos
Edie
 1970 Multiple Maniacs
Edith / Virgin Mary
Hide Hide Show Show Composer (1 credit)
 1985 Divine Waters (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 1999 Raging Hormones (dedicatee)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (3 credits)
 1983 My Breakfast with Blassie
Herself (uncredited)
 1976 Edith's Shopping Bag (Documentary)
Herself
 1975 Love Letter to Edie (Short documentary)
Herself
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
 2013 I Am Divine (Documentary)
Herself
 2000 In Bad Taste (TV Special documentary)
Herself
 1998 Divine Trash (Documentary)
Herself

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Appeared on the cover of John Mellencamp's 1980 album "Nothin' Matters and What If It Did." See more »

Nickname:

Egg Lady, The

Star Sign:

Gemini

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed