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Edith Massey

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Born: 28 May 1918 Died: 24 October 1984

Country of origin: United States


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Description: The wonderfully eccentric, snaggle-toothed Edith Massey 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. Captured by her effervescent charm, Waters cast Massey in Multiple Maniacs (1970) as Jesus's mother. Her next role was as Mama Edie in Pink Flamingos (1972). She appeared in many of Water's earlier films leading up to Polyester (1981), as well as being the subject of a biographical short film, Love Letter to Edie (1975). After her role as Queen Carlotta in Desperate Living (1977), Massey embarked on a singing career which lead to a nation ... (more)
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1. Pink Flamingos (1972)
Rating:
6.6
413 Watched
2. Female Trouble (1974)
Rating:
7.1
98 Watched
Rating:
7.1
58 Watched
4. Polyester (1981)
Rating:
6.9
64 Watched





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