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Character Actor and John Waters Muse Divine.

The actor Divine. He's now starring in John Waters' new film "Hairspray." Divine is known for his roles as freaky, obese, gaudy women. He's become a pop star in Europe.


Other segments from the episode on February 23, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 23, 1988: Interview with Divine; Commentary on Doug Sahm; Interview with Gloria Naylor; Review of Roger Angell's essay collection "Season Ticket."


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