John Waters

Born in April 22nd, 1946

From Baltimore, Maryland, USA

John Waters Biography

John Samuel Waters Jr. (born April 22, 1946) is an American filmmaker, writer, actor, and artist. He rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films, including Multiple Maniacs (1970), Pink Flamingos (1972) and Female Trouble (1974). Waters wrote and directed the comedy film Hairspray (1988), which was later adapted into a hit Broadway musical and a 2007 musical film.

Other films he has written and directed include Desperate Living (1977), Polyester (1981), Cry-Baby (1990), Serial Mom (1994), Pecker (1998), and Cecil B. Demented (2000). His films contain elements of post-modern comedy and surrealism. As an actor, Waters has appeared in Sweet and Lowdown (1999), 'Til Death Do Us Part (2007), Mangus! (2011), Excision (2012), Suburban Gothic (2014), and has appeared in the Child's Play franchise with Seed of Chucky (2004) and third season of the television series Chucky (2024).

He hosted and produced the television series John Waters Presents Movies That Will Corrupt You (2006). Throughout his career, Waters has often collaborated with actor and drag queen Divine and his regular cast of the Dreamlanders. More recently, he performs in his touring one-man show This Filthy World. Waters also works as a visual artist and across different media, such as installations, photography, and sculpture.

The audiobooks he narrated for his books Carsick and Mr. Know-It-All were nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album in 2015 and 2020, respectively. In 2018, Waters was named an officer of the Order of Arts and Letters in France. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2023. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Waters, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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John Waters Movies

Living with Chucky Poster
August 13, 2022
The Velvet Underground Poster
September 3, 2021
Hairspray Live Poster
December 7, 2016
Suburban Gothic Poster
January 29, 2015
Excision Poster
November 2, 2012
An American Crime Poster
December 7, 2007

John Waters TV Shows

The Simpsons Poster
December 17, 1989
Chucky Poster
October 12, 2021
The Blacklist Poster
September 23, 2013
My Name Is Earl Poster
September 20, 2005
Frasier Poster
September 16, 1993
The Daily Show Poster
July 22, 1996
Saturday Night Live Poster
October 11, 1975

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