Birth - Death
Lambda Literary Award
Cult film director, producer, writer, most notably for the films and theatre production of 'Divine' and 'Hairspray'. Films explore the camp and outrageous. Activist and supporter of gay rights. Recipient, Lambda Literary Society Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature (2015). Author of his memoir 'Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder' (2019).