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John Waters

Karen Black

Sonny Bono

Kris Kristofferson

Tab Hunter


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Birth Name: Divine
Born: 10/19/1945
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Death Place: Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 03/07/1988

In 1970, Divine and Waters released their first full-length talking film "Multiple Maniacs", the dark, funny and violent story of Lady Divine, leader of a Manson-like crime family. They followed with the classic "Pink Flamingos" (1972), a gritty, obscene but somehow heart-warming comedy of ill manners that gained relatively widespread attention as one of the first "Midnight Movies" and firmly established the director and star. Starring as Babs Johnson, 'The Filthiest Person Alive', Divine turned in a star-making performance. Even his famed devouring of dog turds at the film's close couldn't overshadow his genuine comic gifts. He was even more brilliant in the tour de force "Female Trouble" (... Continue Bio >>

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