John Waters





John Waters


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in Baltimore, Maryland, The United States
April 22, 1946

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John Samuel Waters, Jr. is an American filmmaker, actor, writer, personality, visual artist and art collector, who rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films: Pink Flamingos and Hairspray. He is recognizable by his pencil-thin moustache.

Average rating: 3.91 · 15,544 ratings · 1,890 reviews · 49 distinct works · Similar authors
Role Models

4.02 avg rating — 5,175 ratings — published 2010 — 15 editions
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Carsick

3.39 avg rating — 4,897 ratings — published 2014 — 14 editions
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Crackpot: The Obsessions of...

4.21 avg rating — 1,817 ratings — published 1983 — 17 editions
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Shock Value: A Tasteful Boo...

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4.38 avg rating — 1,481 ratings — published 1981 — 10 editions
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Trash Trio: Three Screenplays

4.17 avg rating — 227 ratings — published 1988 — 4 editions
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Art: A Sex Book

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4.10 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2003
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Three More Screenplays: Hai...

4.39 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 2005
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Director's Cut

3.84 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1997
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Unwatchable

3.91 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2006
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John Waters: Change of Life

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4.53 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2004
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“If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't fuck 'em!”
John Waters

“It wasn't until I started reading and found books they wouldn't let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else.”
John Waters

“Being rich is not about how much money you have or how many homes you own; it's the freedom to buy any book you want without looking at the price and wondering if you can afford it.”
John Waters, Role Models

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