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: 4.15 · 6,617 ratings · 763 reviews · 58 distinct works · Similar authors
Role Models
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 3,062 ratings — published 2010 — 13 editions
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Crackpot: The Obsessions of...
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 1,185 ratings — published 1986 — 15 editions
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Shock Value: A Tasteful Boo...
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 1,019 ratings — published 1989 — 7 editions
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Trash Trio: Three Screenplays
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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Art: A Sex Book
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2003
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Three More Screenplays: Hai...
4.49 of 5 stars 4.49 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2005
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John Waters: Interviews
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Director's Cut
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1997
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Unwatchable
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2006
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Bloody Winter
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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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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