Baltimore director John Waters will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday. The 76-year-old filmmaker, known as the Pope of Trash, is one of seven honorees from the movie industry in the 2023 class. While not primarily an actor, Waters’ unique and boundary-pushing films have made him a beloved icon. Fans in Baltimore can celebrate the honor at a watch party at The Senator and The Charles theaters. Waters’ last feature film was released in 2004, but his work continues to be celebrated through re-releases and exhibitions.
Baltimore director John Waters gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday
John Waters, the beloved iconoclastic filmmaker from Baltimore, will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday. Waters, known as the Pope of Trash, will join six other honorees from the movie industry in the 2023 class. While he is not primarily an actor, Waters’ unique and boundary-pushing films have made him a cherished figure in the entertainment world. Fans in Baltimore can celebrate this prestigious honor at a watch party held at The Senator and The Charles theaters. Doors open at 2 p.m., and seating is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The live stream of the ceremony will start at 2:30 p.m.
Continued Celebration of John Waters’ Work
Although John Waters hasn’t released a new feature film since 2004’s “A Dirty Shame,” his Baltimore-set movies that push the boundaries of taste continue to be celebrated. Recently, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures opened a new exhibition dedicated to honoring the director’s work. Waters has also kept busy with his writing and artwork. Last year, he released his first novel, “Liarmouth: A Feel-Bad Romance,” and his private collection of artwork, titled The John Waters Collection, was displayed at the Baltimore Museum of…