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Date of Birth: Oct 19, 1945

Country: USA

Biography: Originally born Harris Glen Milstead just after the end of WWII, Baltimore's most outrageous resident eventually became the international icon of bad taste cinema, as the always shocking and highly entertaining transvestite performer, Divine. Milstead met maverick film director and good friend, John Waters, at high school in Baltimore, and the two combined to star in and direct several ultra low budget, taboo breaking cult films of the early 1970s.

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Total Titles at Criticker: 15 - You've Seen 15

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Titles You've Ranked (15)
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Divine: Shoot Your Shot Divine: Shoot Your Shot (1995)  - Short Film
Summary: Packed full of audience abuse and crude one-liners, these are Divine's best performances not to have been filmed in Baltimore. Tasteless, talentless and tacky he maintains his reputation as one the most controversial entertainers ever to have graced our screens. Seedy, sweaty & fun. (tlavideo.com)
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Trouble in Mind Trouble in Mind (1985)
Summary: The lives of an ex-con, a coffee-shop owner, and a young couple looking to make it rich intersect in the fictional and hypnotic Rain City. (imdb)
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Out of the Dark Out of the Dark (1989)
Summary: Beautiful young women who work at the offices of a phone-sex company are being stalked by a psychotic killer. (imdb)
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I Am Divine I Am Divine (2013)
Summary: How Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, became John Waters' cinematic muse and an international drag icon. (imdb)
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The Gospel According to André The Gospel According to André (2018)
Summary: From the segregated American South to the fashion capitals of the world, operatic fashion editor André Leon Talley's life and career are on full display, in a poignant portrait that includes appearances by Anna Wintour, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Bethann Hardison, Valentino, and Manolo Blahnik.
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The Alternative Miss World The Alternative Miss World (1980)
Summary: A filmed record of the 1978 "Alternative Miss World" beauty pageant held in a circus tent on Clapham Common in South London. (imdb)
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Divine Trash Divine Trash (1998)
Summary: The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his parents, his brother, Divine's mom, actors and crew, other directors, film critics, a film curator, psychologists, and Maryland's last censor, who shudders at the memory of Waters's pictures. (imdb)
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The Diane Linkletter Story The Diane Linkletter Story (1970)  - Short Film
Summary: This improvised film is based on the true-life suicide of TV personality Art Linkletter's daughter, Diane. Mr. and Mrs. Linkletter fret about their daughter's recent behavior, which includes taking drugs and dating a lowlife named Jim. Eventually, the parents confront Diane... with tragic consequences. (imdb)
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Pink Flamingos Pink Flamingos (1972)
Summary: A family of rednecks and a pair of swingers do battle with one another for the rights to the title "The Filthiest People Alive." (imdb)
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Female Trouble Female Trouble (1974)
Summary: A spoiled schoolgirl runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitchhiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes. (imdb)
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Polyester Polyester (1981)
Summary: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's feet. (imdb)
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Lust in the Dust Lust in the Dust (1985)
Summary: A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west.
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Mondo Trasho Mondo Trasho (1969)
Summary: A day in the lives of a hit-and-run driver and her victim, and the bizarre things that happen to them before and after they collide (sexual assault by a crazed foot-fetishist, visions of the Virgin Mary, strange chicken-foot grafting operations). (imdb)
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Multiple Maniacs Multiple Maniacs (1970)
Summary: The travelling sideshow 'Lady Divine's Cavalcade of Perversions' is actually a front for a group of psychotic kidnappers, with Lady Divine herself the most vicious and depraved of all - but her life changes after she gets raped by a fifteen-foot lobster... (imdb)
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Hairspray Hairspray (1988)
Summary: A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show (imdb)