John Waters
#95570 Overall Influence

John Waters

American filmmaker, actor, comedian and writer


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

John Samuel Waters Jr. is an American filmmaker, actor, writer, and artist. Born and raised in Baltimore, Waters rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films, including Multiple Maniacs , Pink Flamingos , and Female Trouble . He wrote and directed the 1988 film Hairspray which became an international success and was later adapted into a hit Broadway musical. Waters has written and directed other successful films, including Polyester , Cry-Baby , Serial Mom , Pecker , and Cecil B. Demented .

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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#18173 World Rank

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