Drag queen actor who appeared in hit films such as Pink Flamingos and Hairspray. His other films include Roman Candles, Eat Your makeup, and Multiple Maniacs. He went to beauty school and worked in several hair salons. People magazine named him the Drag Queen of the Century. He frequently acted in John Waters' films. He dated a married man named Lee and a gay adult film star named Leo Ford in the 1980s. He starred in Hairspray with Ricki Lake. [+]