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Ed Gein, known as The Butcher of Plainfield, gained notoriety in the 1950s for murdering at least two women and for committing grisly, fetishistic acts on corpses stolen from graves. In November 1957 the Plainfield, Wisconsin police, investigating the mu... More »
Born: August 27, 1906 (age 110), La Crosse, Wisconsin
Died: July 26, 1984


Edward Theodore Gein also known as The Butcher of Plainfield, was an American murderer and body snatcher. His crimes, committed around his hometown of ...


Follow the story of killer Ed Gein on Biography.com. Gein's grisly grave-robbing inspired film characters Norman Bates, Hannibal Lecter and Leatherface.


The purpose of this page is to provide information on Ed Gein, the 'real' American Psycho. It is in "no way" to serve a tribute to this man or his ghastly deeds, but ...


Biography · The story of Ed Gein, who dug up the corpses of over a dozen women and made things out of their remains before finally shooting two people to  ...


Dig into Wisconsin's dark history: Ed Gein pictures, biography and photos, including the Gein family farm house and crime scene photos from Plainfield,


Feb 12, 2015 ... You may not have heard of Ed Gein, but you've certainly seen the movies that his horrific killings and grave robbings inspired.


What would you say if I told you that Ed Gein, the man who inspired the characters of Buffalo Bill (Silence of the Lambs), Norman Bates (Psycho) and ...


Edward Theodore "Ed" Gein (August 27, 1906 – July 26, 1984) was an American murderer and body snatcher. His crimes, which he committed around his ...


Jul 6, 2016 ... He may not have had a chainsaw, but serial killer Ed Gein was a key inspiration for the infamous Leatherface. Born in 1906 in Plainfield, ...