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Also Known As: Died: March 7, 1988
Born: October 19, 1945 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Divine Trash (1998)
A look at the early career of cult filmmaker John Waters from his childhood puppet shows in his native Baltimore to the successful release of Pink Flamingos (USA/1972), widely regarded as the most important underground film ever made; the overview paints a portrait of a fiercely dedicated and ambiti
Out of the Dark (1989)
"Suite Nothings," a phone-sex operation, sees its initial success stalled by a series of brutal murders. Attractive female workers are being knocked off one by one, and while the killer leaves little for the police to go on, it seems that the killer is one of Suite Nothings' most unlikely clients.
Hairspray (1988)
A teenager uses local stardom to fight segregation, raising the ire or her rival.
Trouble In Mind (1985)
The lives of an ex-con, a coffee-shop owner, and a young couple looking to make it rich intersect in the fictional and hypnotic Rain City, when the boyfriend in the couple starts working for the city's notorious crime syndicate.
Lust In The Dust (1984) as Rosie Velez
Polyester (1981) as Francine Fishpaw
An oppressed housewife struggles to get her life back on track.
Alternative Miss World, The (1980) as Guest Of Honor
Female Trouble (1975) as Dawn Davenport; Earl Peterson
A fictitious biography of Dawn Davenport, a headline-seeking criminal.
Underground and Emigrants (1975)
A prism of New York's SoHo pulsating new art scene in the seventies.
Pink Flamingos (1974)
Taking on and demolishing just about every known middle-class value, a comedy about which concerns itself with a competition for the filthiest person alive. The contestants: Divine, who lives in a trailer with her egg-fixated mama Edie, her sex-obsessed son Crackers, and his voyeuristic travelling companion Cotton, along with Raymond and Connie Marble.
Multiple Maniacs (1970) as Lady Divine
Three determined women, Divine, Cookie and Mink Stole, set out to solve the Sharon Tate murders.
Mondo Trasho (1970) as Hit-and-run driver
A day in the lives of a hit-and-run driver and her victim, and the bizarre things that happen to them before and after they collide (sexual assault by a crazed foot-fetishist, visions of the Virgin Mary, strange chicken-foot grafting operations).

Music (feature film)

Deep Blue Sea (1999)
In her efforts to find a cure for Alzheimer''s disease, Dr. Susan McAlester implants human brain tissue into sharks. The experiment backfires, producing a horrifying species of killer sharks with the capacity to think like humans.
Gravesend (1995)
Gravesend, the tough Coney Island neighborhood, is the setting as four friends do the usual Saturday night thing by hanging out in Ray's basement in a house he shares with his older brother Mark. When Mark comes downstairs to tell the guys to keep it down, Zane points a gun that he thinks is unloade
Wonderland (1988) as Song Performer ("I'M So Beautiful")
Two homosexual teenage boys from Liverpool decide to elope together and, in so doing, run into a series of problems.
Female Trouble (1975) as Song Performer ("Female Trouble")
A fictitious biography of Dawn Davenport, a headline-seeking criminal.

Cast (special)

5th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, The (1999)
Coverage of the 5th annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards presentation from the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California.
12th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, The (1997)
Live presentation of the 12th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards.

Cast (short)

Eat Your Makeup (1966)
John Waters' first 16mm film, about a deranged nanny who kidnaps young girls and forces them to 'model themselves to death' in front of her boyfriend and their crazed friends. It was never shown commercially.

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