List of Famous Serial Killers List : 65 Results

list of famous serial killers Dexter top most famous killers

Famous killers of all time recorded as researched. Serial killers assorted by your votes as most interesting. We have searched the internet but have not been satistfied with the other lists of famous serial killers out there so we decided to improve on what was found. We are not trying to idolize these famous murderers but shed some light on the history of these killers and their bio's. The FBI create serial killer profiles and in respect we are trying to do the same.

Famous Serial Killers
ABCDEFGHJKLMPRTVWYZ


Charles Manson - Serial Killer
+69% of 39 Votes Interested
0 NA

Alias: Charles Milles Manson

Birth Name: Charles Milles Maddox

Charles Manson is an American serial killer and musician born on November 12, 1934 to 16 year old mother Kathleen Maddox and Colonel Walker Scott. He was born in the General Hospital, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Charles was a singer and songwriter in the Los Angeles music industry. His songs were released commercially after being convicted of murders. Some of his songs were covered by Marilyn Manson, White Zombie and Guns N' Roses. He had two wives and three kids that were proven by paternity. He claims to have other children, but it is not proven. He is currently 79 years old and imprisoned at Corcoran State Prison, serving the death penalty to life in prison. Charles Manson Biography Charles Manson is…


Ed Gein - Serial Killer
+70% of 37 Votes Interested
1 2

AKA(s): The Plainfield Ghoul, The Mad Butcher

Alias: Ed Gein

Birth Name: Edward Theodore "Ed" Gein

Edward Theodore Gein, Edward Gein, Eddie Gein better known as Ed Gein (The Plainfield Ghoul & The Mad Butcher) was and is one of America’s most famous serial killers. Gein was born August 8, 1906 (Christening was done on August 27, 1906) in La Crosse County, Wisconsin and died July 26, 1984 at age 77 in Madison, Wisconsin. Ed Gein’s territory was around his hometown of Plainfield, Wisconsin. Gein kidnapped his victims but also exhumed corpses from the local graveyard so that he could keep trophies from the bones and skin of these victims. Gein was apprehended on November 16, 1957. Ed Gein only confessed to killing two women; Mary Hogan (died December 8, 1954) and Bernice Worden (died November…


Anna Maria Zwanziger - Serial Killer
+61% of 41 Votes Interested
0 NA

Birth Name: Anna Maria Zwanziger

Anna Maria Zwanziger was a serial killer in the German state of Bavaria who murdered four people while serving as their housekeeper. Her preferred method of killing her victims was arsenic poisoning, which she secretly placed in the food and drink of her victims over an extended period of time. Her crimes were uncovered in 1809 and she was beheaded in July 1811.MurdersAnna Maria Zwanziger was described as being "ugly, stunted, without attraction of face, figure, [or] speech.” Her early life was marked by an ill-fated marriage to an alcoholic husband who drank his inheritance before dying by the time Anna Maria was 40 years old. She soon began to search for a new husband.Zwanziger became the housekeeper of a…


Henry Lee Lucas - Serial Killer
+61% of 41 Votes Interested
11 3000

AKA(s): The Confession Killer

Birth Name: Henry Lee Lucas

Born 1936 Died 2001 Henry Lee Lucas began his life in the same way as most serial killers begin. He was horribly abused as a child along with his fetish for bestiality and torturing animals in his teens. He even engaged in incest with his half brother. All these terrible acts committed only in his early teenage years to say the least. Henry claims that his first murder was at the age of fourteen where he kidnapped a seventeen year old girl from a bus stop. He says that he beat her heavily in the head then dragged her into a secluded area where he continued with his urges to rape her. The girl began to scream and fight him…


Roy Norris - Serial Killer
+71% of 35 Votes Interested
5 30

AKA(s): The Toolbox Killer

Birth Name: Roy Lewis Norris

Roy Lewis Norris is also known as The Toolbox Killer. Roy Norris was born on February 2, 1948. Norris was sentenced to life imprisonment for the crimes of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, rape, robbery, assault with attempt to commit rape and assault with a deadly weapon. Roy Norris was apprehended on November 20, 1979 and imprisoned in Pelican Bay State Prison. Roy Norris has 5 proven victims with as many as 30 unproven victims. His serial killings spanned from June 24, 1979 - October 31, 1979. Roy Norris and Lawrence Bittaker were both known as the Tool Box Killers. Together they kidnapped, raped, tortured and murdered five teenage girls during there 5 month killing spree in southern California. Roy Norris Victims…