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Maila Nurmi; actress created early TV's Vampira character

Original Vampira dished on Hollywood legends in last interview. Maila Nurmi Getty Images

Maila Nurmi, the actress known for her "Vampira" character, the inspiration for both Elvira and the Simpsons' Booberella and immortalized in Tim Burton's Ed ...

The character Vampira was the creation of Finnish-born model/actress Maila Nurmi, who began hosting The Vampira Show in 1954. In a formfitting, long black ...

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Born as Maila Elizabeth Syrjäniemi, Vampira claimed to be the niece of the Finnish athlete Paavo Nurmi, who began setting long-distance running world ...

Maila Nurmi, 'Vampira' on set 1954 near her 'poison bar

Promotional portrait of Maila Nurmi, in character as Vampira, as she poses with her arms around the skull-topped back of a chair, 1950s. Nurmi developed the ...

Promotional portrait of Finnish-born American actress Maila Nurmi (born Maila Syrjaniemi, 1922

The Incredible But True Story of Maila 'Vampira' Nurmi. In 1954 ...

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Glamour ghoul Vampira exhibited a sexy and dangerous persona of which the likes had never been seen before 1954, when she made her television debut hosting ...

Eventually the Vampira character became so popular that WABC decided to take ownership of it, and asked Nurmi to sign it over to them. She would not and the ...

Maila Nurmi (December 11, 1922 – January 10, 2008) was a Finnish-American actress born in Petsamo, Finland, who created the campy 1950s character Vampira.

Of course, her unusual figure was a key factor to her success, as Vampira claimed to be gifted with the following measurements: 38-17-36! Huh?

Maila Nurmi. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vampira (Maila Nurmi and her 17" waist!!!)

VAMPIRA ACTRESS MAILA NURMI: THE LAST INTERVIEW – PART 1

Maila Nurmi "Vampira" Tribute

Maila Nurmi-The dark goddess, was the first TV horror star known as Vampira

Maila Nurmi aka "Vampira" ("punk" wayyyyyy ahead of her time)

“Vampira is a ...

Maila Nurmi in color

Nurmi got to work at once on a look for her character, which she christened Vampira. She combined elements of Snow White's Evil Queen, a comic strip dragon ...

It would also be officially recorded as the day that Maila Nurmi, who became synonymous with her character, Vampira, passed away in her sleep at the ...

Maila Nurmi aka: Viva Vampira before her death in 2008

Ms.Maila Nurmi-She put the VA in Vampira and that waist

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VAMPIRA the original one & only (Maila Nurmi) She dated James Dean & was the first late night horror movie hostess. Vampira starred in Plan 9 From Outer ...

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MAILA NURMI, better known to fans of horror as "Vampira," is shown in this publicity photo from the late 1950s. Nurmi established her Vampira character on ...

How punk rock is this? Sue Catwoman eat your heart out. Although she could not BE more punk, this photo is from 1956 and the gal is Maila Nurmi ( Vampira).

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VAMPIRA the original one & only (Maila Nurmi) She dated James Dean & was

Maila Nurmi is probably not a name most people recognize, but her character Vampira is world-renowned among aficionados of B movies and gothic culture.

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Meet Maila Nurmi, aka Vampira, Our Proto-Goth Halloween Style Icon - Vogue

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Miss Ocean Beach of 1952 Maila Nurmi (aka Vampira)

Meet Maila Nurmi, aka Vampira, Our Proto-Goth Halloween Style Icon - Vogue

Halloween icons: Maila Nurmi aka television and movie character of the ' Vampira'.

Meet Maila Nurmi, aka Vampira, Our Proto-Goth Halloween Style Icon - Vogue

The lovely Maila Nurmi, otherwise known as the she-devil Vampira.

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Vampira is a character created by the late Maila Nurmi, and although she inspired future generations with her fiendish fashion sense and vampy persona, ...

Meet Maila Nurmi, aka Vampira, Our Proto-Goth Halloween Style Icon - Vogue

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The Finnish born actress and TV hostess Maila Nurmi aka Vampira attends the seventh annual Emmy

The rise and fall of Vampira, dark goddess of horror

Although she made her transition into the other world almost 10 years ago, she is not forgotten. Today we remember that irresistible and small-waisted ...

E.O.F. Style Divinity : Maila Nurmi AKA {VAMPIRA} | The Eye of Faith Vintage 11.11.11.

William: That was the biggest hurdle that she ran into, that separation and learning how to do that.

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1954 became the year of Vampira, Maila Nurmi put together a character that sent shock waves through American culture that is still being felt to this day.

VAMPIRA ACTRESS MAILA NURMI: THE LAST INTERVIEW – PART 2

Maila represents something that is fully related to my interest: Halloween, and as she said once that she started representing Halloween, she was an actress ...

Vampira II by Mark Berry (Vampira aka Maila Nurmi)

Maila Nurmi, RIP

In the end it doesn't really matter as Vampira is so amazing and groundbreaking she lives on until this day for horror host fans and beyond.

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I´ve found out recently about Maila Nurmi´s death (the finnish woman who created and then played the character Vampira in the 50´s).

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Maila spent her golden years painting portraits of Vampira and selling them through an art dealer in L.A., her iconic character kept alive via paint covered ...

Maila Nurmi (aka Vampira) and her cat, Ratface, in 1956.

Maila Nurmi as she appeared in the 2001 documentary Schlock! The Secret History of American

Kimi at the grave of Maila Nurmi.

1959 BEATNIK POEM - Maila Nurmi ("Vampira")

Screen capture from Plan 9 from Outher Space.

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On January 10th 2008 Maila “Vampira” Nurmi passed away in her Hollywood home from natural causes at the age of 85. This was a true sad day for horror hosts ...

Can your heart stand the true story of Maila Nurmi? The first ever TV horror hostess crossed over peacefully in her sleep last month to join the world of ...

Like 80s video game packages, Plan 9's poster has higher production values than the movie. Vampira gestures ...

... Vampira I | by Mark Berry - Photographer & Graphic Designer

A história de Vampira (Maila Nurmi): Rainha do Terror e Glamour Ghoul original

For television, Nurmi modified her look so it wouldn't resemble Charles Addams' cartoon creation. Her 'Vampira' character adds a hint of the Wicked Queen ...

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Nurmi died in 2008 aged 85, her place in the cult world assured.

"Vampira: Maila Nurmi tribute" by Bradley Mason Hamlin. Copyright © 2008 Mystery Island Publications. Published by Mystery Island: 01.12.08.

Nurmi came to America aged just two years old and originally carved a career modelling and as a chorus girl on Broadway, where she was reportedly fired by ...

Maila Nurmi aka Vampira in her dressing room

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Discovered in a Gotham revue headlining Mae West, then brought to Hollywood (where she allegedly tore up a contract with Howard Hawks, judging the helmer “ ...

Maila Nurmi by Tomi Hinkkanen

Bobby Beausoleil Art Print featuring the mixed media Maila Nurmi - Vampira by Bobby Beausoleil

I´ve found out recently about Maila Nurmi´s death (the finnish woman who created and then played the character Vampira in the 50´s).

Liberace with Maila Nurma as Vampira

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American Scary - Maila Nurmi (Vampira) - extended interview

LS: How would you characterize Nurmi's relationship with the gay community of Hollywood in the 1950s? To what extent did they influence/support her creation ...

(Recently, INCARNADINE author RH Greene was given an entire hour of airtime on LA public radio station KPCC FM 89.3 to present a new radio documentary ...