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Carmen Electra

With an impressive body of work that encompasses television, film, comedy and theatre, Carmen Electra is quickly emerging as one of Hollywood's most versatile personalities. Currently, Carmen is in production on the big-screen adaptation of the classic 1970's police action series Starsky and Hutch for director Todd Phillips also starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Snoop Dogg. She will also be seen in the forthcoming television series Livin' Large. Carmen is joined by Kadeem Hardison as hosts for this fast-paced magazine-format series, which highlights the lives and times of the young, rich, hip and famous.

Carmen has numerous films on the horizon including the comedy indie feature Whacked! with Judge Reinhold and Patrick Muldoon; the dark comedy Rent Control alongside Melissa Joan Hart; Naked Movie with Christian Slater; and the animated film Lil Pimp. Her credits include the indie film Perfume, the box office smash Scary Movie, Get Over it, The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human and Nickelodeon's Good Burger.

Carmen recently appeared as a part of Pussycat Dolls Live, a new version of the burlesque cabaret show The Pussycat Dolls which launched in May 2002 at the Roxy on the Sunset Strip in LA. " The show features a cast of the hottest music video dancers and has featured surprise guests such as Gwen Stefani, Christina Applegate, Brittany Murphy, Christina Aguilera and Charlize Theron. She was also the ringside commentator on the hit Comedy Central show Battlebots for two seasons and was seen in the television movie version of Baywatch.

Her other television work includes co-hosting the MTV game show Singled Out and hosting MTV's Carmen Electra's Hyper Mix in Florida last year. Carmen was a

series regular on Hyperion Bay as well as Baywatch and has starred on a variety of prime-time comedies. Carmen got her first break when a scout for 'Prince' spotted her fronting for a rap group in Los Angeles. She released a self-titled debut album for Prince's Paisley Park label in 1992 and produced a top 20 hit on dance charts with Get on Up.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Carmen Electra Facts

Birth NameTara Patrick
OccupationActress, Model, TV Host
BirthdayApril 20, 1972 (51)
BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Carmen Electra compared to you?
Awards2004 MTV Movie Awards: Best Kiss (for Starsky & Hutch)

Selected Filmography

Lap Dance
Cheaper By The Dozen 2
Oy Vey My Son Is Gay
Scary Movie
Uptown Girls
Mr. Monk and the Panic Room
Starsky & Hutch
Cum Ghosts with Carmen Electra
Christmas In Wonderland
Scary Movie 4
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