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Actor Edith Massey

Edith Massey

  • Date of Birth:

    San Francisco, California, USA

  • Height:

    5' 3" (1.60 m)


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 Let... more

Edith Massey Filmography

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Movie Female Trouble Female Trouble

as Ida Nelson

Movie Pink Flamingos Pink Flamingos

as Edie

Movie Multiple Maniacs Multiple Maniacs

as Virgin Mary