Carmen Electra Biography (1972-)

Original name, Tara Leigh Patrick; born April 20, 1972, in Sharonville, OH; daughter of Harry (a guitarist) and Patricia (a singer) Patrick; married Dennis Rodman (a professional basketball player), November 14, 1998; married DavidM. Navarro (a guitarist and composer), November 22, 2003. Addresses:Agent: United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Untitled Entertainment, 331 N. Maple Dr., 2nd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.; Publicist: PMK/HBH Public Relations, 8500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, singer, dancer
Birth Details
April 20, 1972
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Lani McKensie, Baywatch (also known as Baywatch Hawai`i), NBC, 1997-98
  • Cohost, Singled Out, MTV, 1997
  • Cohost, Loveline, MTV, 1997
  • Sarah Hicks, Hyperion Bay, The WB, 1999
  • Secrets of Superstar Fitness, Discovery Health, 2002
  • Host, Livin' Large, syndicated, 2002-2004
  • Herself, BattleBots (also known as Comedy Central's "BattleBots"), Comedy Central, 2002
  • Celebrity judge, Dance Fever, ABC Family, 2003
  • Hostess, Automotive Showcase, 2003
  • Herself, Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen + Dave, MTV, 2004
  • Host, Manhunt: The Search for America`s Most Gorgeous Male Model (also known as Manhunt), Bravo, 2004
  • Voice of Six, Tripping the Rift, Sci-Fi Channel, 2004
  • Episodic
  • Candy, "Epilogue," Baywatch Nights, 1996
  • Manager, "At the Tone," Erotic Confessions, 1996
  • Howard Stern, E! Entertainment Television, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000,2001, 2004
  • Guest host, Mad TV, 1997
  • Sue, "Ed Gets Married," All That, 1997
  • "King Lear Jet," Just Shoot Me, NBC, 1997
  • Lani McKenzie, "Heartbeat," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1997
  • Tanya, "Spyder Web," Soldier of Fortune, Inc., 1998
  • Isabella, "Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Delivery," Two Guys, a Girl,and a Pizza Place (also known as Two Guys and a Girl), ABC, 1998
  • Sin City Spectacular, 1998
  • The Daily Show, Comedy Central, 1999
  • Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1999, 2003, and 2005
  • The Howard Stern Radio Show, syndicated, 1999, 2000, and 2001
  • Kelly, "Won't Power," Malcolm & Eddie, UPN, 1999
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2000, 2001, and 2002
  • Mad TV, Fox, 2000
  • "Drew Live II," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2000
  • Pajama Party, Oxygen, 2000
  • Sen kvaell med Luuk, 2001
  • "The Frying Game," The Simpsons, Fox, 2002
  • "Unflushable," Off Centre, The WB, 2002
  • Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005
  • "Wild on Hollywood Nights," Wild On..., E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • (In archive footage) Herself, Love Chain, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • "Starsky & Hutch," HBO First Look, HBO, 2003
  • Voice of Angela, "Boxing Luanne," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 2003
  • Guest cohost, Good Day Live, syndicated, 2003
  • Rosa, "The First Time," Greetings from Tucson, The WB, 2003
  • (In archive footage) Herself, Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, MTV, 2003
  • Zan, "The Talk," Eve, UPN, 2003
  • The Sharon Osbourne Show, syndicated, 2003, 2004
  • Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2004, 2005
  • Tinseltown TV, International Channel, 2004
  • Tout le monde en parle, 2004
  • Punk'd, MTV, 2004
  • "Celebrity Weddings," VH1: All Access, 2004
  • Chloe Blackburn, "Mr. Monk and the Panic Room," Monk, USA Network,2004
  • Kerry Norris, "Dogs," Method & Red, Fox, 2004
  • Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2005
  • The View, ABC, 2005
  • The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2005
  • Carmen, "Carmen Get It," Hope & Faith, ABC, 2005
  • Corazon, corazon, 2005
  • Mona, "I Am the Walrus," Summerland, The WB, 2005
  • Mona, "Sledgehammer," Summerland, The WB, 2005
  • Herself, "Charlies Angels or Too Pooped to Pop," Fat Actress, Showtime, 2005
  • Mona, "Mr. and Mrs. Who," Summerland, The WB, 2005
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2005
  • Mona, "The Pleiades," Summerland, The WB, 2005
  • Mona, "Leaving Playa Linda," Summerland, The WB, 2005
  • "Joey and the Temptation," Joey, NBC, 2005
  • Carmen Electra, "Three Stories," House, M.D., Fox, 2005
  • Also appeared in "The Power of Beauty," Turn Ben Stein On, ComedyCentral; The Test, F/X.
  • Specials
  • The Ryde Devine, ABC, 1991
  • Hostess, Eighth Annual Rock N' Jock Softball Challenge (also knownas MTV's Eighth Annual Rock N' Jock Softball Challenge), MTV, 1997
  • Hostess, Seventh Annual Rock N' Jock B-Ball Jam (also known as MTV's Seventh Annual Rock N' Jock B-Ball Jam), MTV, 1997
  • Hostess, Rock `N' Jock Super Bowl II (also known as MTV's Rock`N' Jock Super Bowl II), MTV, 1998
  • Lani McKensie, Baywatch: White Thunder at Glacier Bay, 1998
  • Christmas in Malibu, 1999
  • Host, Banned in America: The World's Sexiest Commercials 2, Fox, 2000
  • MTV Fashionably Loud: Spring Break, Cancun 2000, MTV, 2000
  • Interviewee, Canned Ham: Scary Movie, Comedy Central, 2000
  • Host, 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock, VH1, 2000
  • MTV20: Live and Almost Legal, MTV, 2001
  • Carmen Electra: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Set in Skin, VH1, 2002
  • Carmen & Dave: An MTV Love Story, MTV, 2002
  • Narrator, Cleavage (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Last Call Vegas with the Pussycat Dolls & Camp Freddie, NBC, 2003
  • 101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Party with Spike World Premiere Special, Spike TV, 2003
  • The Osbourne Family Christmas Special, MTV, 2003
  • Maxim Hot 100, NBC, 2003
  • A Kid Rock Christmas, VH1, 2003
  • Dancestar USA 2004, 2004
  • G-Phoria 2004, Showtime, 2004
  • Interviewee, Reel Comedy: Starsky & Hutch, Comedy Central, 2004
  • Marital Blitz, MTV, 2004
  • Interviewee, InStyle Greatest Celebrity Weddings, VH1, 2004
  • The Greatest: The 40 Hottest Rock Star Girlfriends ... and Wives,2005
  • Host, Autorox, Spike TV, 2005
  • American Top 40 Live, Fox, 2005
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 19th Annual CableACE Awards, 1997
  • The 26th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 1998
  • Presenter, The 1999 ESPY Awards, 1999
  • Presenter, The 1999 MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV, 1999
  • The 2000 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2000
  • 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000
  • Presenter, The 28th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 2001
  • Host, The 2001 World Music Awards, ABC, 2001
  • VH1 Big in 2002 Awards, VH1, 2002
  • Presenter, The Teen Choice Awards 2002, Fox, 2002
  • Presenter, The 30th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 2003
  • MTV Video Music Awards 2003, MTV, 2003
  • 2004 Taurus World Stunt Awards, 2004
  • Presenter, 2004 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2004
  • MTV Australia Video Music Awards 2005, MTV Australia, 2005
  • Movies
  • Lani McKenzie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding, Fox, 2003
  • Pauline, Thirty Days Until I'm Famous, VH1, 2004
  • Monster Island, MTV, 2004
  • Pilots
  • Robot spy, Electra's Guy, syndicated, 2000
  • Host, Livin' Large, syndicated, 2002
  • The temp, Celebrity Temps, NBC, 2003
  • Voice of Lisa Silver, American Dad!, Fox, 2005
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Roxanne, Good Burger, 1997
  • Sulka, An American Vampire Story (also known as American Vampire), 1997
  • Iona Shirley, Starf*cker (also known as Starstruck), 1998
  • McKenna Ray, The Chosen One: Legend of the Raven (also known as The Raven: Chosen One), Troma, 1998
  • Jenny, The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human, 1999
  • Vacanze di Natale 2000 (also known as Christmas Vacation 2000), 1999
  • Drew Decker, Scary Movie, 2000
  • Won-G, Reliance, 2000
  • The Great White Dope, 2000
  • Welcome to Hollywood, Phaedra, 2000
  • Treasure, Sol Goode, Cutting Edge, 2001
  • Drew Decker, Scary Movie 2, Dimension Films, 2001
  • Simone, Perfume (also known as Dress to Kill), Lions Gate,2001
  • Mistress Mona, Get Over It (also known as Get Over It!), Miramax, 2001
  • Audrey, Rent Control, Capital Arts, 2002
  • Laura, Whacked!, ThinkFilm, 2002
  • Naked Movie, Seven Arts, 2002
  • Celebrity, Uptown Girls, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • Tina, My Boss's Daughter, Dimension, 2003
  • Rebecca, Searching for Bobby D., Padrino, 2004
  • Staci, Starsky & Hutch, Warner Bros., 2004
  • Debbie, Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon, Rigel, 2004
  • Herself, Mr 3000, Buena Vista, 2004
  • Michelle, Dirty Love, Double Down, 2005
  • Honeysack, Lil' Pimp, Sony, 2005
  • Pledge This! (also known as National Lampoon's "Pledge This!"), Pop Films, 2005
  • Riley, Hot Tamale, Riviera, 2005
  • Getting Played, 2005
  • Stage Appearances
  • Pussycat Dolls Live, Roxy Theatre, Los Angeles, 2002
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Guest star, Lord of the Dance, 1997
  • Modern Talking 1998/1999, 1999
  • Cheerleaders (also known as Playboy's "Cheerleaders"), 1999
  • Celebrities (also known as Playboy's "Celebrities"), 1999
  • Playboy Celebrity Photographers, Image, 2003
  • Aerobic Striptease (also known as Carmen Electra's "Aerobic Striptease"), DNA Studio, 2003
  • No Doubt: Rock Steady Live, Universal Music, 2003
  • WrestleMania 21, WWE Home Video, 2005
  • Host, Naked Womens Wrestling League DVD, 2005
  • Video Games
  • ESPN NFL 2K5, Sony Computer Entertainment, 2004
  • Def Jam Fight for NY, Electronic Arts, 2004
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in "The Inevitable Return of the Great White Dope" by the Bloodhound Gang, 2000; in "We Are All Made of Stars" by Moby.
  • Albums
  • Carmen Electra, Paisley Park/Warner Bros. Records, 1992
  • Singles include "Go-Go Dancer."

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Jet, December 7, 1998, pp. 36; November 22, 1999, p. 18
    • Movieline, July, 2000, p. 14
    • People Weekly, March 17, 1997 120; April 28, 1997, p. 83; December21, 1998, p. 65
    • TV Guide, October 26, 2002, p. 12

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