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    (December 21, 1921-January 10, 2008)
    Birth name is Maila Syrjaniemi
    Hosted 'The Vampira Show'
    Starred in 'Plan 9 From Outer Space,' 'The Big Operator,' 'Sex Kittens Go to College,' 'The Magic Sword,' 'Dry,' and 'I Woke Up Early the Day I Died'
    Portrayed by Lisa Marie in 'Ed Wood'
    She frequently interrupted the films shown on her program to make corny jokes.
    She changed her last name to Nurmi when she came to Hollywood.
    She was fired from a Mae West play for upstaging West.
    She was embarrassed to be in 'Plan 9 From Outer Space' and only agreed when all her lines were removed.
    'Plan 9' is the only surviving footage of the Vampira character, meaning her voice has been lost.
    She lost a lawsuit against Elvira for stealing her act.
    She ended up stuck in the same exploitation fare that she used to make fun of.
    She pioneered the art of publicly making fun of movies, paving the way for the likes of 'Mystery Science Theater 3000.'
    Nurmi is the name of her uncle, a famous long distance runner in Finland.
    She worked with the famous stripper Lili St. Cyr.
    She gave interviews in two documentaries, one about exploitation films in general, the other about 'Plan 9' in particular.

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