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Divine (I) (1945–1988)

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KNOWN FOR 
Pink Flamingos (1972) | Hairspray (1988) | Female Trouble (1974)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Divine 1945 - 1988 | Lady Divine | Glen Milstead
NICKNAME  
Divvie
BORN 
Oct 19, 1945 (died Mar 7, 1988)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (19 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for I Am DivineI Am Divine Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Native Love (Step by Step)", "Born to Be Cheap", "I'm So Beautiful", "You Think You're a Man")  Less 2013 $64K / —
  • Primary photo for An Englishman in New YorkAn Englishman in New York Performer ("Native Love")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Madison Class of '64Madison Class of '64 (Short) A Tribute To The Genius Of  Less 2006 €3K
  • Primary photo for Deep Blue SeaDeep Blue Sea Performer ("Good and Plenty")  Less 1999 $60MM $74MM / $165MM
  • Primary photo for Raging HormonesRaging Hormones Dedicatee  Less 1999 $600K
  • Primary photo for Divine: Live at the HaciendaDivine: Live at the Hacienda (Video) Himself, Writer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Out of the DarkOut of the Dark Det. Langella  Less 1988 $1.6MM $419K / —
  • Primary photo for The Fruit MachineThe Fruit Machine Performer ("You think you're a man", "I'm so beautiful")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for HairsprayHairspray Edna Turnblad / Arvin Hodgepile  Less 1988 $2MM $6.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Trouble in MindTrouble in Mind Hilly Blue  Less 1985 $20K / —
  • Primary photo for Lust in the DustLust in the Dust Rosie Velez, Performer ("These Lips Were Made For Kissin'")  Less 1985 $3MM $728K / —
  • Primary photo for PolyesterPolyester Francine Fishpaw  Less 1981 $300K
  • Primary photo for Female TroubleFemale Trouble Dawn Davenport / Earl Peterson, Performer ("Female Trouble")  Less 1974 $25K
  • Primary photo for Pink FlamingosPink Flamingos Divine / Babs Johnson  Less 1972 $10K $180K / $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Multiple ManiacsMultiple Maniacs Lady Divine  Less 1970 $5K $25K / —
  • Primary photo for The Diane Linkletter StoryThe Diane Linkletter Story (Short) Diane Linkletter, Writer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Mondo TrashoMondo Trasho Divine / Greaser in Alley  Less 1969 $2K
  • Primary photo for Eat Your MakeupEat Your Makeup Jacqueline Kennedy  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Roman CandlesRoman Candles (Short) Party Guest / Man with Scarf  Less 1966
Past Television (4 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the 80'sWelcome to the 80's (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Native Love (Step By Step)", "You Think You're A Man") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • House-Nation und Acid-Parties (Aug 25, 2009) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Native Love (Step By Step)", "You Think You're A Man")  Less
  • Primary photo for Married with ChildrenMarried with Children (TV Series) Dedicated To The Memory Of ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
    • All in the Family (May 1, 1988) Dedicated To The Memory Of (as Divine 1945 - 1988)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tales from the DarksideTales from the Darkside (TV Series) Ambassador Chia Fung ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
    • Seymourlama (Nov 15, 1987) Ambassador Chia Fung  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Performer ("Walk Like A Man") ( 2 episodes, 1985 ) , Himself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 2
Self (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Uncle BobUncle Bob Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Girls and Boys: Sex and British PopGirls and Boys: Sex and British Pop (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for More Lust, Less DustMore Lust, Less Dust (Video) Himself (voice)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Divine: Shoot Your ShotDivine: Shoot Your Shot (Video) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Incredibly Strange Film ShowThe Incredibly Strange Film Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
    • John Waters (Aug 5, 1988) Himself (as Glen Milstead)  Less
  • Primary photo for Queen: Magic Years, Volume One - A Visual AnthologyQueen: Magic Years, Volume One - A Visual Anthology Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Queen: Magic Years, Volume Three - A Visual AnthologyQueen: Magic Years, Volume Three - A Visual Anthology Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Last Resort with Jonathan RossThe Last Resort with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for De NachtshowDe Nachtshow (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Night FlightNight Flight (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest ( 2 episodes, 1984–1985 )  Less 1984–1985
  • Primary photo for Divine WatersDivine Waters Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Àngel Casas ShowÀngel Casas Show (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
    • Episode #1.46 (Dec 4, 1984) Himself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Estoc de popEstoc de pop (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Thicke of the NightThicke of the Night (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Formel EinsFormel Eins (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for La edad de oroLa edad de oro (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for AVRO's ToppopAVRO's Toppop (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Mein New YorkMein New York (TV Short) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Alternative Miss WorldThe Alternative Miss World Guest of Honour / Interviewer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex ReedBilly Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1980 $400K
  • Primary photo for Tally Brown, New YorkTally Brown, New York Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Emerald CityEmerald City (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Underground and EmigrantsUnderground and Emigrants Self  Less 1976 DEM 50K
  • Primary photo for Lady DivineLady Divine Himself (as Lady Divine)  Less 1975
Archive Footage (24 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Erlebnis ÖsterreichErlebnis Österreich (TV Series) Himself - Live im U4 ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
    • Das Wiener U4 (Jan 24, 2016) Himself - Live im U4 (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Visionado obligadoVisionado obligado (TV Series) Divine / Babs Johnson ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Los asesinatos de mamá (Jun 6, 2011) Divine / Babs Johnson (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for New York MemoriesNew York Memories Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street LegacyNever Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Arias with a TwistArias with a Twist Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Frances: A Mother DivineFrances: A Mother Divine Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010 $1MM
  • Primary photo for 50 años de50 años de (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the 80'sWelcome to the 80's (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Starz Inside: In the GutterStarz Inside: In the Gutter (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Here's Looking at You, BoyHere's Looking at You, Boy Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Roots of 'Hairspray'The Roots of 'Hairspray' (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for La imagen de tu vidaLa imagen de tu vida (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.10 (Nov 16, 2006) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Carta blancaCarta blanca (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.3 (Jun 8, 2006) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Fabulous! The Story of Queer CinemaFabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema Self (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the MainstreamMidnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005 CAD 671K
  • Primary photo for FavouritismFavouritism (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The CockettesThe Cockettes Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002 $300K $220K / —
  • Primary photo for In Bad TasteIn Bad Taste (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
    • Divine (Mar 7, 1999) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Divine TrashDivine Trash Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998 $40K / —
  • Primary photo for The Celluloid ClosetThe Celluloid Closet Himself in Hairspray (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Edna Turnblad (clip from Hairspray (1988)) ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
    • Dawn French on Big Women (Apr 17, 1994) Edna Turnblad (clip from Hairspray (1988)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for HittimittariHittimittari (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
    • Episode #1.8 (Dec 22, 1984) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for That's HollywoodThat's Hollywood (TV Series) Francine Fishpaw ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
    • Cult Classics (1981) Francine Fishpaw (archive footage)  Less

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