John Waters

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American filmmaker, actor, comedian and writer

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According to Wikipedia, John Samuel Waters Jr. is an American filmmaker, writer, actor, and artist. He 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 comedy film Hairspray , which was later adapted into a hit Broadway musical and a 2007 musical film. Other films he has written and directed include Desperate Living , Polyester , Cry-Baby , Serial Mom , Pecker , and Cecil B. Demented . His films contain elements of post-modern comedy and surrealism. Waters often worked with actor and drag queen Divine and his regular cast of the Dreamlanders.

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