John Waters Overview

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Born: April 22, 1946

With nicknames like the Pope of Trash and the Prince of Puke, you know director John Waters isn't making any Disney films in the near future. As a child, he was fascinated by violence and gore, and would go to the local scrap yard to look at wrecked cars and fantasize about lethal car crashes. One of his favorite memories was seeing real blood on the seat of one of the cars. Growing up in Baltimore, Waters also satiated his base desires at the movies. But it wasn't enough - he wanted to be a... See All


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