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Divine Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene Harris Glenn Milstead

Divine Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene Harris Glenn Milstead
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Divine Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene Harris Glenn Milstead
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Divine Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene Harris Glenn MilsteadDivine Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene Harris Glenn Milstead
This item is a 9" X 12" black and white photo of the actor Divine.Harris Glenn Milstead, better known by his stage name Divine (October 19, 1945 March 7, 1988), was an American actor, singer and drag queen. Closely associated with the independent filmmaker John Waters, Divine was a character actor, usually performing female roles in cinematic and theatrical appearances, and adopted a female drag persona for his music career.Born in Baltimore, Maryland to a conservative middle-class family, Milstead developed an early interest in drag while working as a women's hairdresser. By the mid-1960s he had embraced the city's countercultural scene and befriended Waters, who gave him the name "Divine" and the tagline of "the most beautiful woman in the world, almost." Along with his friend David Lochary, Divine joined Waters' acting troupe, the Dreamlanders, and adopted female roles for their experimental short films Roman Candles (1966), Eat Your Makeup (1968), and The Diane Linkletter Story (1969). Again in drag, he took a lead role in both of Waters' early full-length movies, Mondo Trasho (1969) and Multiple Maniacs (1970), the latter of which began to attract press attention for the group. Divine next starred in Waters' Pink Flamingos (1972), which proved a hit on the U.S. midnight movie circuit, became a cult classic, and established Divine's fame within the American counterculture. The lithograph photo has been autographed on the front cover by Divine..............BOTH PHOTO AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.