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Carmen Electra ACTOR


Carmen Electra was born on April 20th, 1972 in Sharonville, Ohio with the birth name Tara Leigh Patrick, born to Patricia and Harry Patrick who were both in the music business.  She grew up near Cincinnati, Ohio studying dance as a child. After graduating from Princeton High School she went on to study at the School for Creative and performing arts in Cincinnati.
She first became involved in entertainment when she was hired as a dancer at Kings Island Amusement Park in Ohio and then in 1991 she decided to relocate to Los Angeles, California.
When she moved, she became an acquaintance of Prince and it did not take long for her to be signed to a recording contract with Prince's Paisley Park Records.  It as then that she began a career as a singer and took on the stage name Carmen Electra.
By the mid 1990's she was appearing on such television series as, "Erotic Confessions" and "Baywatch Nights".  Then in 1996 she did a nude layout in Playboy magazine which opened the door for her career for even more television roles such as on MTV's game show, "Singled Out".
As her career progressed she began being offered roles in such films as, "American Vampire" (1997), "Good Burger" (1997), "The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human" (1999), "Scary Movie" (2000), "Meet the Spartans" (2008), "Scary Movie 4" (2006), "Epic Movie" (2007), "Date Movie" (2006), "Disaster Movie" (2008), "Starsky & Hutch" (2004) and "Cheaper by the Dozen 2" (2005).
Along with adding films and television roles to her resume she continued to increase her popularity by appearing four more times in Playboy magazine and graced the cover three times.  She also was seen in a number of commercials for, Taco Bell and Maxim men's hair color products, and did some voice over work for the animated series, "Tripping the Rift".
Electra has also been involved in producing a number of exercise video's and equipment such as, "Aerobic Striptease" and endorses the Electra Pole which is a stripper pole dance kit that became available to the public for purchase in 2008.
Carmen Electra was also the spokesperson for Ritz Camera Centers as well as for MAX Factor Make-Up Line.  Electra has also made appearances on other shows such as when she was a guest judge on, "So You Think You can Dance" (2011) and "Perfect Catch" (2009-2010) and "Reno 911" (2009).
Along with her acting, modeling and singing career she makes times to be involved with a number of charities such as being the organizer for a fundraiser called, Head to Hollywood which is a non-profit organization that gives support to victims that have suffered from brain tumors.  She is also involved in Elevate Hope which is a charity that helps abused and abandoned children.
Carmen Electra has been married twice, first to famous and now Hall of Fame basketball player, Dennis Rodman in 1998 through 1999.  She then married, Dave Navarro in 2003, the lead guitarist for the band, Jane's Addiction and they remained together until 2007.  She has been engaged to Rob Patterson since 2008 but there has yet to be any wedding plans and she still has no children of her own.
Her latest appearances have been in the films, "Barry Munday" (2010), "Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay" (2010) and "2 Headed Shark Attack" scheduled to release in 2012. 


2012 2 Headed Shark Attack
2010 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!
2010 Barry Munday
2009-2010 Perfect Catch
2010 Back Nine
2009 Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust
2009 Reno 911!
2008 Bedtime Stories
2008 Disaster Movie
2008 Meet the Spartans 
2007 Christmas in Wonderland 
2007 I Want Candy 
2007 Epic Movie
2006 Pledge This!
2006 Getting Played
2006 Hot Tamale
2006 Scary Movie 4 
2005-2006 Joey
2006 American Dreamz 
2006 Date Movie
2006 Lolo's Cafe
2005 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 
2005 Stacked
2004-2005 Tripping the Rift
2005 House M.D.
2005 Searching for Bobby D
2005 Summerland
2005 Fat Actress 
2005 American Dad!
2005 Hope & Faith 
2005 Lil' Pimp 
2005 Dirty Love 
2004 Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon 
2004 Method & Red 
2004 Monk
2004 30 Days Until I'm Famous
2004 Starsky & Hutch 
2003 Rent Control 
2003 Eve 
2003 Sol Goode
2003 My Boss's Daughter 
2003 Uptown Girls 
2003 Greetings from Tucson
2003 Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding 
2003 King of the Hill
2003 Celebrity Temps 
2002 Off Centre
2002 The Simpsons
2002 Whacked!
2002 Naked Movie 
2001 The Andy Dick Show 
2001 Get Over It
2001 Perfume 
2000 The Drew Carey Show 
2000 Scary Movie 
2000 Won-G 
1999 Christmas Vacation 2000 
1999 Malcolm & Eddie 
1999 The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human 
1999 Hyperion Bay
1998 Soldier of Fortune, Inc
1998 The Chosen One: Legend of the Raven 
1998 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
1997-1998 Baywatch
1998 Starstruck 
1998 Baywatch: White Thunder at Glacier Bay 
1997 Pacific Blue 
1997 Just Shoot Me! 
1997 All That
1997 Good Burger
1997 An American Vampire Story
1996 Baywatch Nights 
1996 Erotic Confessions

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