John Waters

Waters in May 2014 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. Provided by Wikipedia
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