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Ed Wood

Ed WoodAKA Edward Davis Wood, Jr.

Born: 10-Oct-1924
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, NY
Died: 10-Dec-1978
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at sea)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director, Actor, Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Plan 9 from Outer Space

Military service: USMC (WWII)

Father: Edward Wood, Sr. (postal employee)
Mother: Lillian
Wife: Norma McCarty (m. Oct-1955, div. Feb-1956)
Girlfriend: Dolores Fuller (actress-songwriter, b. circa 1923, dated 1950s, d. 2011)
Wife: Kathy O'Hara

    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

    The Sinister Urge (8-Dec-1960)
    Night of the Ghouls (1959)
    Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
    Bride of the Monster (11-May-1955)
    Jail Bait (1954)
    Glen or Glenda (1953)

    Fugitive Girls (13-Jul-1974)
    Glen or Glenda (1953) · Glen

Is the subject of books:
Nightmare of Ecstasy: The Art and Life of Edward D. Wood, Jr., 1992, BY: Rudolph Grey

Author of books:
Black Lace Drag (1963, novel)
Orgy of the Dead (1966, novel)
Parisian Passions (1966, novel; as J.X. Williams)
Burn, Baby, Burn (1966, novel)
Sideshow Siren (1966, novel)
Drag Trade (1967, novel)
Bloodiest Sex Crimes of History (1967, non-fiction)
Security Risk (1967, novel)
Watts After (1967, novel)
Devil Girls (1967, novel)
It Takes One to Know One (1967, novel)
Death of a Transvestite (1967, novel; sequel to Black Lace Drag)
Suburbia Confidential (1967, novel)
Nighttime Lez (1968, novel)
Raped in the Grass (1968, novel)
Bye Bye Broadie (1968, novel)
The Perverts (1968, novel; as Jason Nichols)
The Gay Underworld (1968, novel)
Sex, Shrouds and Caskets (1968, novel)
The Sexecutives (1968, novel)
Sex Museum (1968, novel)
The Love of the Dead (1968, novel)
One, Two, Three (1968, novel)
Hell Chicks (1968, novel)
Purple Thighs (1968, novel)
Carnival Piece (1969, novel)
Toni (1969, novel)
Mama's Diary (1969, novel)
To Make a Homo (1971, novel)
Sexual Practices in Witchcraft and Black Magic (1971, non-fiction)
Black Myth (1971, novel)
The Sexual Man (1971, non-fiction)
The Sexual Woman (1971, non-fiction)
Mary-Go-Round (1972, novel)
A Study of the Sons and Daughters of Erotica (1972, non-fiction)
The Only House (1972, novel)
A Study of Fetishes and Fantasies (1973, non-fiction)
A Study in the Motivation of Censorship, Sex and the Movies (1973, non-fiction)
Tales for a Sexy Night (1973, novel)
Death of a Transvestite Hooker (1973, novel)
Forced Entry (1974, novel)
TV Lust (1977, novel)
Hollywood Rat Race (1998, memoir; published posthumously)

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