Vampira

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Birthday
11, 1922
Birthplace
Finland
Death Date
Jan 10, 2008 (85)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1922
Birthplace
Finland
Death Date
Jan 10, 2008 (85)

About

One of Hollywood's first horror glamour girls, best known for starring in Ed Wood cult film Plan 9 from Outer Space.

Before Fame

She worked as a dancer and singer around Hollywood, once crossing paths with a young Norma Jean Baker, now known as Marilyn Monroe.

Trivia

She dressed up as Morticia Addams from Charles Addams' The Addams Family and won top prize at a masquerade ball.

Family Life

She was born Maila Nurmi, in Petsamo, Finland. Her uncle Paavo Nurmi was a multiple Olympic medallist in distance running.

Associated With

Legend has it she was fired by Mae West from the production of Catherine Was Great because West feared the competition from her beauty.