Massey, Edith (1918–1984)

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Massey, Edith (1918–1984)

American actress. Born May 28, 1918, in New York, NY (some sources cite Baltimore, MD); died Oct 24, 1984, in Los Angeles, CA.

Character actress, films include Multiple Maniacs, Pink Flamingos (as Mama Edie), Female Trouble, Polyester, Desperate Living and Mutants from Space; worked with John Waters and was the subject of the biographical short film "Love Letter to Edie."

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