Divine

Reference Number
RF11666668
Gender
Male
Artists Name
Divine
Real Name
Harris Glenn Milstead
Activity of Fame
  • Actor
  • Singer
Birth Dates
Date of Birth
Oct 19, 1945
Star Sign
Libra (Sep 24th – Oct 23rd)
Country of Birth
United States
State of Birth
Maryland
City of Birth
Towson
Death Dates
Date of Death
Mar 07, 1988
Age (Years)
42
Cause of Death
Disease
Country of Death
United States
State of Death
California
City of Death
Los Angeles
Funeral
Funeral Method
Burial in Earth
Location
Country of Funeral
United States
State of Funeral
Maryland
City of Funeral
Towson
Description
Divine (born October 19, 1945 in Towson, Maryland, † March 7, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, civil: Harris Glenn Milstead) was an American actor, singer from the Hi-NRG area and a drag queen.



In the 1980s, Divine released several dance songs that were club hits in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. Divine's recordings included Synth Hi-NRG music, most songs were produced by Bobby Orlando. In the United States, Divine's highest-placed songs were Native Love (# 21 in the Club Play Charts) and Shoot Your Shot (# 39 in the Club Play Singles).



Divine died on March 7, 1988 at a hotel in Los Angeles on Hollywood Boulevard at the age of 42 years of an enlarged heart and cardiac arrest. At the time of his death, he weighed about 170 kg. Shortly before his death, Divine was for the role of Al Bundy's uncle Otto in the series A terribly nice family intended for which he would have actually stood in front of the camera the next morning. The 22nd episode of the second season was dedicated to him.



Divine was buried at Prospect Hill Park Cemetery Towson, Baltimore County, Maryland.



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