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Ed Wood
Born Edward Davis Wood Jr.
(1924-10-10)October 10, 1924
Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.
Died December 10, 1978(1978-12-10) (aged 54)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Heart attack
Other names Daniel Davis, Ann Gora, Edward D. Wood, Jr.
Occupation Filmmaker, author, actor
Years active 1947–1978
Spouse(s) Norma McCarty (m. 1955–56) (annulled)
Kathy O’Hara (m. 1959–78)
Military career
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1942–46
Rank Corporal
Battles/wars World War II:

Guadalcanal Campaign
Battle of Tarawa

It's not a monster movie. It's a supernatural thriller.
One is always considered mad, when one discovers something that others cannot grasp.
Ed Wood
Nobody will ever notice that. Filmmaking is not about the tiny details. It's about the big picture.
Ed Wood
Yes, but if you take that crap and put a star in it, then you've got something.
Ed Wood
He's too short, he's too… tall, he's… just not going to work.
Ed Wood
Really? Worst film you ever saw. Well, my next one will be better. Hello. Hello.
Ed Wood
We shot ten minutes of the movie, and now we're looking for completion funds.
Ed Wood
What do you know? Haven't you heard of suspension of disbelief?
Why if I had half a chance, I could make an entire movie using this stock footage. The story opens on these mysterious explosions. Nobody knows what's causing them, but it's upsetting all the buffalo. So, the military are called in to solve the mystery.
Ed Wood
We are going to finish this picture just the way I want it… because you cannot compromise an artist's vision.
Ed Wood
Well, I started thinking about what you were saying about how your movies need to make a profit. Now, what is the one thing, if you put it in a movie, it'll be successful?
Ed Wood
This story's gonna grab people. It's about this guy, he's crazy about this girl, but he likes to wear dresses. Should he tell her? Should he not tell her? He's torn, Georgie. This is drama.
Ed Wood