John Waters

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John Waters at the Edinburgh International Film Festival

John Waters (born April 22, 1946 in Baltimore, Maryland)[1] is an American writer, stand up comedian and movie maker. He first became famous during the 1970s. He is the director of many movies. These include Hairspray, Serial Mom, Sixteen Candles and Pretty in Pink. Waters has written books. In 1986 Crackpot: The Obsessions of John Waters was published. Waters has acted in several movies. He did the voice of a gay man called "John" in an episode of The Simpsons called "Homer's Phobia".

Waters is openly gay.[2]

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  1. "John Waters Biography". Retrieved February 26, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Waters confesses

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