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Carmen Electra

Tara Leigh Patrick (born April 20, 1972), professionally known as Carmen Electra is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, dancer and sex symbol. She gained fame for her appearances in Playboy magazine, on the MTV game show Singled Out, on the TV series Baywatch, and dancing with the Pussycat Dolls, and has since had roles in the parody films Scary Movie, Date Movie, Epic Movie, Meet the Spartans, and Disaster Movie. Electra was born in Sharonville, Ohio, the daughter of Patricia, a singer, and Harry, a guitarist and entertainer. She attended Ann Weigel Elementary School and then studied dance at Dance Artists dance studio under Gloria J. Simpson, in Western Hills, a neighborhood of Cincinnati. Her mother died of a brain tumor in 1998. Her older sister Debbie died from a heart attack, also in 1998. Carmen graduated from Princeton High School in Sharonville. Carmen Electra also attended the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) in the Cincinnati Public School District. She has Irish, German, and Cherokee ancestry. Electra started her professional career in 1990 as a dancer at Kings Island amusement park in Mason, Ohio in the show "It’s Magic", one of the more popular shows in the park's history. In 1991, she moved to California and met Prince. Soon after meeting Prince, Electra signed a recording contract with Prince's Paisley Park Records and began a short-lived singing career.During her time at Paisley Park Records, she officially became known as Carmen Electra. Electra on June 3, 2008. In 1995, Electra started appearing in television programs. In May 1996 she was featured in a nude pictorial in Playboy magazine, the first of several. This exposure led to higher profile television appearances, including Baywatch (cast member from 1997–1998, as Leilani "Lani" McKenzie) and MTV's Singled Out. She returned to Baywatch for the 2003 reunion movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding. Electra was featured in Playboy four more times, with her second appearance in June 1997, third in December 2000, fourth in April 2003 and her fifth in the January 2009 anniversary issue. She was on the cover three times, in December 2000, April 2003 and on the 55th anniversary Issue in January 2009. Electra has appeared in films such as American Vampire (1997), Good Burger (1997), The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999), the horror spoof Scary Movie (2000) and also appeared in Meet the Spartans (2008), Scary Movie 4 (2006), Epic Movie (2007), Date Movie (2006), Disaster Movie (2008), the remake of the 1970s TV show Starsky & Hutch (2004) and Cheaper by the Dozen 2. She won an MTV Movie Award (best kiss) for Starsky & Hutch. She also appeared in an episode of House in which she portrayed herself as an injured golfer and an injured farmer, playing out House's fantasy. In 1999, she appeared in the Bloodhound Gang's music video of "The Inevitable Return of the Great White Dope." In 2005, she joined the voice cast of the animated series Tripping the Rift, replacing Gina Gershon as the voice of the sexy android "Six". Also in 2005, she began the Naked Women's Wrestling League, acting as the commissioner for the professional wrestling promotion. In late 2006, Carmen began to be featured in commercials by Taco Bell.

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Apr 20, 1972 In Sharonville, Ohio, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Tungsten Grey is the Warmest Colour
Latest Project:
Series Dance Fever 2018
Known For
Poster of Scary Movie 4
Poster of Date Movie
Poster of Joey
Poster of BattleBots
Movie Tungsten Grey is the Warmest Colour Shania 2019
Series Dance Fever Herself 2018
Series 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock Unknown 2017
Series Carmen and Dave: An MTV Love Story Unknown 2017
Series Singled Out Unknown 2017
Movie Chocolate City DJ 2015-05-22
Movie Lap Dance Lexus 2014-12-05
Series The Birthday Boys Unknown 2013-10-18
Movie El ataque del tiburón de dos cabezas Anne Babish 2012-06-26
Movie Sunset Strip Herself 2012-03-16
Movie Un desmadre de viaje Herself 2011-09-23
Movie Back Nine Judy 2010-09-14
Movie Barry Munday Iconic Beauty 2010-03-13
Movie ¡Oh, Dios mío! ¡Mi hijo es gay! Sybil Williams 2009-01-01
Movie Casi 300 K├Ânigin Margo 2008-01-24
Movie Más allá de los sueños Hot Girl 2008-12-24
Movie Un Desastre de Pelicula Beautiful Assassin 2008-08-29
Movie Al rojo vivo Riley 2007-01-01
Movie Una Loca Pelicula Epica Mystique 2007-01-25
Movie Vaya par de productorex Candy 2007-03-23
Movie Christmas in Wonderland Ginger Peachum 2007-12-27
Movie Carmen Electra's Aerobic Striptease, Vol 7 - Vegas Strip Carmen Electra 2007-12-18
Movie Carmen Electra's Aerobic Striptease, Vol 6 - In the Bedroom Carmen Electra 2007-12-18
Movie Date Movie Anne 2006-02-17
Movie American Dreamz (Salto a la fama) Herself 2006-03-04
Series The Charlotte Church Show Unknown 2006-09-01
Movie Scary Movie 4 Holly 2006-04-13
Movie Pledge This! Herself 2006-12-01
Series Fat Actress Unknown 2005-03-06
Series Padre made in USA Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie Lil' Pimp Honeysack (voice) 2005-01-11
Series Stacked Unknown 2005-04-13
Movie Doce fuera de casa Sarina Murtaugh 2005-12-21
Movie Searching for Bobby D Rebecca 2005-05-14
Movie Hagan juego lauren 2005-12-10
Movie Supersalidas Michelle Lopez 2005-09-23
Series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Movie Starsky y Hutch Staci 2004-03-05
Series Best Week Ever Unknown 2004-01-23
Series On Air with Ryan Seacrest Unknown 2004-01-01
Movie Isla Misteriosa Herself 2004-03-07
Series 'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave 2004-01-21
Series Tripping the Rift Six of Nine 2004-03-04
Series House Unknown 2004-11-16
Movie 30 Days Until I'm Famous Pauline 2004-05-07
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series Manhunt: The Search for America's Most Gorgeous Male Model 2004-10-12
Series Joey Unknown 2004-09-09
Series Summerland Unknown 2004-06-01
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Series The New Tom Green Show Unknown 2003-06-23
Series Punk'd Herself 2003-03-17
Series E!'s 101 Unknown 2003-07-13
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Los vigilantes de la playa: Boda en Hawai Lani McKenzie 2003-02-28
Movie Sol Goode Treasure 2003-03-11
Movie Rent Control Audrey 2003-10-22
Series Hope & Faith Carmen 2003-09-26
Series Reno 911! Unknown 2003-07-23
Series Aerobic Striptease 2003-10-17
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Eve Unknown 2003-09-15
Movie Carmen Electra's Aerobic Striptease, Vol 1 - Aerobic Striptease Carmen Electra 2003-08-15
Movie Carmen Electra's Aerobic Striptease, Vol 2 - Fit to Strip Carmen Electra 2003-08-15
Movie La Hija de Mi Jefe Tina 2003-08-21
Series The Jamie Kennedy Experiment Unknown 2002-01-13
Series The Osbournes Unknown 2002-03-05
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Movie Así es el amor Mistress Moira 2001-03-08
Series Off Centre Unknown 2001-10-14
Movie Playboy's Celebrities Herself 2001-03-27
Movie Secrets: Vestida para matar Simone 2001-04-08
Movie Scary Movie Drew Decker 2000-07-07
Series BattleBots 2000-08-23
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human The Female 1999-09-03
Movie Vacanze Di Natale 2000 Esmeralda 1999-12-17
Series Two Guys and a Girl Unknown 1998-03-10
Movie Starstruck Iona Shirley 1998-04-18
Series Hyperion Bay Sarah Hicks 1998-09-21
Movie Welcome to Hollywood Carmen Electra 1998-10-01
Movie The Chosen One: Legend of the Raven McKenna Ray / The Raven 1998-05-26
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
Series El rey de la colina Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie Historia de un vampiro americano Sulka 1997-01-24
Movie Good Burger Roxanne 1997-07-25
Series EP Daily Unknown 1997-09-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Dame un respiro Unknown 1997-03-04
Series Malcolm & Eddie Unknown 1996-08-26
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Soccer AM Unknown 1995-08-12
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Los vigilantes de la playa Lani McKenzie 1989-04-23
Series Los Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04