Carmen Electra

Actor, Model, Singer
An undeniably sexy star who built a career based on her considerable erotic appeal while maintaining a girl-next-door persona, actress-model-singer Carmen Electra transformed herself from pop star protg to pop culture ... Read more »
Born: 04/19/1972 in Waupun, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Actor (122)

Chocolate City 2015 (Movie)

DJ (Actor)

Franklin & Bash 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Getting Played 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Joe Head Goes Hollywood 2014 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Searching for Bobby DeNiro 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Sing Your Face Off 2014 (Tv Show)

Judge

The Birthday Boys 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Whacked! 2014 (Movie)

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Lap Dance 2013 (Movie)

Lexus (Actor)

Suburgatory 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

90210 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Choice 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

So You Think You Can Dance 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Baywatch 1991 - 1999, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Billboard's New Year's Eve Live 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Host

Malcolm and Eddie 1991 - 2000, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Manhunt: The Search for America's Most Gorgeous Male Model 1996 - 1998, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Host

Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! 2010 (Movie)

Sybil Williams (Actor)

Perfect Catch 1997 - 1998, 2004 - 2005, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Host

Phenomenon 1996 - 1998, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Punk'd 1991 - 2001, 2004 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Singled Out 1996 - 1998, 2004 - 2005, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

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The Drew Carey Show 1991 - 2001, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

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Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place 1991 - 1999, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dancing With the Stars 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mardi Gras: Spring Break 2009 (Movie)

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Party Monsters: Cabo 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Reno 911! 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bedtime Stories 2008 (Movie)

Hot Girl (Actor)

Disaster Movie 2008 (Movie)

Beautiful Assassin (Actor)

Hollywood Residential 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Meet the Spartans 2008 (Movie)

Queen Margo (Actor)

Saturday Night's Main Event 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Epic Movie 2007 (Movie)

Mystique (Actor)

Full of It 2007 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Guys Choice 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Guys Choice 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

I Want Candy 2007 (Movie)

Candy (Actor)

The 2006 American Music Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2006 Billboard Music Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2007 ESPY Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

American Dreamz 2006 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Date Movie 2006 (Movie)

Anne (Actor)

Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in Christmas 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Fashion Rocks 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Scary Movie 4 2006 (Movie)

Holly (Actor)

The 2005 American Music Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2005 Billboard Music Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2006 Teen Choice Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Video Game Awards 2005 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

World Music Awards 2005 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

American Dad 2005 (Tv Show)

Voice

American Top 40 Live 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

AutoRox 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Host

Cheaper by the Dozen 2 2005 (Movie)

Sarina Murtaugh (Actor)

Dirty Love 2005 (Movie)

Michelle (Actor)

Fat Actress 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hope & Faith 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

House 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

InStyle Greatest Celebrity Weddings 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Joey 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Stacked 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Summerland 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Tripping the Rift 1997 - 1998, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Voice

'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

A Kid Rock Christmas 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Guest

Lil' Pimp 2004 (Movie)

Voice of Honeysack (Actor)

Marital Blitz 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Method & Red 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Monk 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Monster Island 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Reel Comedy: Starsky & Hutch 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Starsky & Hutch 2004 (Movie)

Staci (Actor)

The 2003 Billboard Music Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2004 MTV Movie Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The Osbourne Family Christmas Special 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Thirty Days Until I'm Famous 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Divas 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Dance Fever 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Eve 2003 (Tv Show)

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Greetings From Tucson 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

JKX: The Jamie Kennedy Experiment 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

King of the Hill 2003 (Tv Show)

Voice

Maxim Hot 100 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

My Boss's Daughter 2003 (Movie)

Tina (Actor)

Party with Spike World Premiere Special 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Sol Goode 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Uptown Girls 2003 (Movie)

Celebrity (Actor)

VH1 Big in 2002 Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

BattleBots 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Off Centre 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Andy Dick Show 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Simpsons 2002 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Test 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Get Over It 2001 (Movie)

Mistress Moira (Actor)

MTV20: Live and Almost Legal 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Perfume 2001 (Movie)

Simone (Actor)

Starstruck 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2001 World Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 28th Annual American Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Turn Ben Stein On 1999 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Canned Ham: Scary Movie 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Pacific Blue 1995 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Scary Movie 2000 (Movie)

Drew (Actor)

The 1999 MTV Europe Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2000 Teen Choice Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Hyperion Bay 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1999 ESPY Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human 1999 (Movie)

The Female (Actor)

Vacanze di Natale 2000 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

An American Vampire Story 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 19th Annual CableACE Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Just Shoot Me 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Baywatch Hawaiian Wedding (TV Show)

Actor

Christmas in Wonderland (TV Show)

Actor

Rent Control (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

2006 Alma Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Performer

Biography

An undeniably sexy star who built a career based on her considerable erotic appeal while maintaining a girl-next-door persona, actress-model-singer Carmen Electra transformed herself from pop star protégé to pop culture phenomenon. Electra first rose to national attention with a short-lived singing career coupled with the first of several nude pictorials in Playboy in 1996, which led to playing Lani McKenzie on a season of international sensation "Baywatch" (NBC/syndicated, 1989-2001) and taking over co-hosting duties from Jenny McCarthy on "Singled Out" (MTV, 1995-97). Also at this time, she began appearing in movies, including "American Vampire" (1997), "Good Burger" (1997) and the horror spoof "Scary Movie" (2000). In 1998, Electra made major headlines for her brief, but tumultuous marriage to basketball star Dennis Rodman, which ended in domestic violence arrests and divorce just six months after tying the knot. Meanwhile, she again appeared in Playboy, co-starred in "Starsky & Hutch" (2004), "Date Movie" (2006) and "Epic Movie" (2007), and entered into a more stable marriage with rock musician Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction, whom she wed in 2003, only to divorce in 2007. By the time she appeared in "Disaster Movie" (2008), it was safe to say that Electra was the reigning queen of spoof movies, while her personal life continued to be the source of fascination for her brief engagement to another rock musician, Rob Patterson. Though never deemed a gifted performer, Electra nevertheless built a lasting career that more often than not poked fun at her glamorous persona.

Relationships

Prince Actor

Companion
Dated in early 1990s No longer together

Simon Cowell Actor

Companion
Reportedly began dating September 2012 Cowell confirmed they were dating December 2012 on Ryan Seacrest's radio show

Fred Durst Actor

Companion
Reportedly dated summer 1999 No longer together

Sean Lewis

Companion
No longer together

Dave Navarro Actor

Husband
Began dating mid-2001 Married Nov. 22, 2003; documented their courtship and marriage on MTV reality show "Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave" Announced separation July 2006 Divorce finalized Feb. 20, 2007

Harry Patrick

Father

Patricia Patrick

Mother
Born c. 1937 Died 1998 of a brain tumor

Debbie Patrick

Sister
Born c. 1958 Suffered fatal heart attack 1998

Rob Patterson

Companion
Former member of nu metal band Otep; toured with Korn from 2005-08 Engaged April 2008 No longer together

B Real Actor

Companion
Began dating 1995 Split 1998

Dennis Rodman Actor

Husband
Married Nov. 14, 1998 in Las Vegas, NV; Rodman sought annulment the same day, claiming he was drunk at time of marriage Electra filed for divorce April 1999 Divorced April 6, 1999

EDUCATION

School for Creative and Performing Arts

Cincinnati , Ohio
Enrolled at age nine

Princeton High School

Sharonville , Ohio

Milestones

2007

Appeared in the comedy spoof, "Epic Movie"

2006

Cast in the comedy spoof of romantic movies, "Date Movie"

2005

Co-starred with Eugene Levy, as husband and wife in "Cheaper by the Dozen 2"

2004

Served as the host of Bravo's "Manhunt: The Search for America's Most Gorgeous Male Model"

2004

Featured in the big screen adaption of the 70's cop series "Starsky & Hutch"

2003

With Dave Navarro, documented their courtship and upcoming wedding in MTV's "Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave"

2001

Had a cameo role in the comedy film, "Get Over It"

2000

Posed for the December issue of Playboy magazine

1999

Joined the cast of the WB's "Hyperion Bay" as Sarah Hicks

1998

Acted in the straight-to-video, "Baywatch: White Thunder at Glacier Bay"

1997

Succeeded Jenny McCarthy as co-host of the MTV game show "Singled Out"

1997

Portrayed lifeguard Lani McKensie on "Baywatch" (syndicated); hired to fill void left by departure of Pamela Anderson

1996

Appeared on MTV's "Loveline"

1996

Posed nude for Playboy magazine; appeared in the video "Playboy Cheerleaders"

1994

Moved to Los Angeles to pursue a TV career; landed a guest spot on the syndicated series, "Baywatch Nights"

1992

Signed by Paisley Park Records (Prince's label); released debut album Carmen Electra

1990

Met Prince, when she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota

Earned money as a model for Target department stores

Served as spokesperson for Budweiser

Bonus Trivia

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Cherokee, Irish and German descent

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Electra and Dennis Rodman were arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery after an alleged altercation in a South Beach, Florida hotel.

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"Dancing is my number one love. That was my first goal as a child. I would love to do stage, maybe do 'Chicago.' I love being in front of an audience. It's so stimulating. You get that adrenaline rush in your body and there's nothing like it in the world." - Electra to the New York Post, Jan. 10, 1999

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"Life is not worth living unless there's a camera around." - Electra quoted in People magazine, March 23, 2004

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"I think I'm more of a personality. That's what I wanted. I wanted to create this image. Of course, I evolve from year to year." - Electra to Esquire magazine, June 2004

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"I've always been boy crazy. I mean in kindergarten I had a crush. He was just the bad boy at our school. The bad boys are the ones you remember." - Electra quoted in Biography magazine, Summer 2004

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Released the Electra-Pole in January 2008, a pole dancing kit inspired and endorsed by Carmen Electra.

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