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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 ...
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Raised in Maryland
1966:
Film acting debut in John Waters' "Roman Candles"
1972:
First gained relatively widespread attention in Waters' "Pink Flamingos"; film became a classic of studied bad taste
1975:
Briefly appeared as a male character in John Waters' "Female Trouble"
1981:
Starred opposite Tab Hunter in Waters' "Polyester"; original run included Odorama cards distributed to audiences in order to scratch and sniff odors depicted on screen
1985:
Again paired with Hunter for Paul Bartel's "Lust in the Dust"
1985:
Played first substantial (and entirely) male role in Alan Rudolph's "Trouble in Mind"
1987:
Guest starred in "Seymourlama" episode of syndicated "Tales from the Darkside", directed by George Romero
1988:
Starred in mainstream Waters hit "Hairspray"; played both tawdrily dressed mother and bigoted male television station owner
1989:
Last film, Paul Bartel's "Out of the Dark"; Bartel dedicated film to Divine

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