Edith Massey (1918–1984)


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The wonderfully eccentric, snaggle-toothed Edith Massey was born in New York City and raised in an orphanage in Denver, Colorado, before running away to Hollywood as a teenager. She met director John Waters while working as a barmaid and as the owner of a thrift shop, Edith's Shopping Bag at Fells Point, Baltimore, in the late 1960s. Captured by ... See full bio »

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Known For

Polyester Cuddles Kovinsky
(1981)
(1972)
Desperate Living Queen Carlotta
(1977)
Female Trouble Aunt Ida
(1974)

Filmography

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 1984 Mutants in Paradise
Dr. Durchfall
 1981 Polyester
Cuddles Kovinsky
 1977 Desperate Living
Queen Carlotta
 1974 Female Trouble
Aunt Ida
 1972 Pink Flamingos
Edie
 1970 Multiple Maniacs
Edith / Virgin Mary
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 1985 Divine Waters (Documentary)
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 1999 Raging Hormones (dedicatee)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (3 credits)
 1983 My Breakfast with Blassie
Herself (uncredited)
 1976 Edith's Shopping Bag (Documentary)
Herself
 1975 Love Letter to Edie (Short documentary)
Herself
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 2013 I Am Divine (Documentary)
Herself
 2000 In Bad Taste (TV Special documentary)
Herself
 1998 Divine Trash (Documentary)
Herself

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1 Biographical Movie | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Embarked on singing career - released a track titled "Big Girls Don't Cry", which can be found on "The World's Worst Records" Vol. 1 (a various artists compilation from Rhino Records). See more »

Nickname:

Egg Lady, The

Star Sign:

Gemini

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