Tara Leigh Patrick , professionally known as Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, television personality, entertainer and sex symbol. She gained fame for her appearances in Playboy magazine, on the MTV game show Singled Out, on the TV series Baywatch and Summerland, for her appearances dancing with the Pussycat Dolls, and has since become recognizable for her roles in the parody films Scary Movie, Date Movie, Epic Movie, Meet the Spartans, and Disaster Movie.
"Certain people will look at Playboy to see the outer beauty. But you can't make it very long in this business with only that. You have to have something on the inside, which includes talent if you want a real career."
- Carmen Electra
Carmen Electra is the epitome of a sex goddess. She was featured in Playboy in 1996 and again in 2003, which proves that she only gets better with age. Even Howard Stern said she looks better now than she did 10 years ago.
An avowed member of the that she thinks about sex every 20 seconds, mile-high club, she admits that she's very vocal in bed and that she enjoys dirty talk. Not only does she claim to be quite skilled between the sheets, but she also says that she prefers administering oral sex rather than receiving it. Is it us or is it getting hot in here?
Carmen also ranked No. 40 on AskMen.com's Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2006 list.
Patrick started her professional career in 1990 as a dancer at Kings Island theme park in Mason, Ohio in the show “It’s Magic,” one of more popular shows in the park's history.
She mov insteaded to California in 1994, where she met Prince while auditioning for an all-girl rap group. Prince persuaded her to change her name to Carmen Electra and record a solo album. Soon after, she signed a recording contract with Prince's company Paisley Park Records, marking the start of a short-lived singing career.
In 1995, Electra started appearing in various television programs. Then, in May 1996 she was featured in a nude pictorial in Playboy magazine, the first of several. This exposure led to higher profile television appearances, including Baywatch (cast member from 1997-1998) and MTV's Singled Out. She returned to Baywatch for the 2003 reunion movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.
Electra became so popular among readers of Playboy that she was featured in the magazine four more times, with her second appearance in June 1998, third in December 2000, fourth in April 2003 and her fifth in the January 2009 anniversary issue. She subsequently graced the cover three times, in December 2000, April 2003 and on the 55th Anniversary Issue in January 2009. In the Playboy Cyber Club, she was the first woman invited to be a celebrity guest photographer; she chose Playmate Jennifer Walcott as her subject model.
In 1999, she appeared in the Bloodhound Gang's music video of "The Inevitable Return of the Great White Dope." In 2005, she joined the voice cast of the animated series Tripping the Rift, replacing Gina Gershon as the voice of the sexy android "Six". Also in 2005, she began the Naked Women's Wrestling League, acting as the commissioner for the professional wrestling promotion. In late 2006, Carmen began to be featured in commercials by Taco Bell.
Electra is the current spokesmodel for Ritz Camera Centers, appearing in their television and print ads with CEO David Ritz. She is featured in some video spoofs of Lonelygirl15 that are advertising Epic Movie.
She is a playable character in the video game Def Jam: Fight for New York and is one of the celebrity challenges in the video game ESPN NFL 2K5, along with Steve-O, Jamie Kennedy and others.
Electra portrayed Velvita, a.k.a. lonelygirl362436, as a spoof of lonelygirl15 as an Epic Movie teaser.
Carmen Electra Aerobic Striptease is a five-disc DVD exercise series that combines teaching classic stripping moves with a low impact cardio workout also starring Jon Eby.
Released in January 2008, the Electra Pole is a pole dancing kit inspired and endorsed by Carmen Electra that users can assemble in their home in 5-minutes. Suitable for all levels of dancer from beginners to professionals, it is stable enough to support any pole dancing move, including flips and inverts.
Electra also appeared in commercials for Maxim Men's Hair Color products (2004-2005) and Taco Bell (2006-2007).She also appeared in an episode of "House" in which she portrayed an injured golfer and an injured farmer, playing out House's fantasy
Carmen Electra organized a fundraiser for Head to Hollywood, a non-profit organization which offers support to brain tumor survivors. Other charities which she supports include Elevate Hope, a charity which supports abused and abandoned children, and the Hollyrod Foundation which provides medical, physical, and emotional support to those suffering from debilitating life circumstances especially Parkinson's Disease.
Assets: Awesome Body, Big Tits
Job: Actress, Model, Dancer
Hobbies: Sex, Acting, Dancing
* The Chosen One: Legend of the Raven (1998)
* The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999)
* Christmas Vacation 2000 (1999)
* Scary Movie (2000)
* Sol Goode (2001)
* Perfume (2001)
* Get Over It (2001)
* Rent Control (2002)
* Whacked! (2002)
* Uptown Girls (2003)
* My Boss's Daughter (2003)
* Starsky & Hutch (2004)
* Mr. 3000 (2004)
* Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
* Monster Island (2004)
* Dirty Love (2005)
* Lil' Pimp (2005) (direct-to-DVD) (voice)
* Searching for Bobby D (2005)
* Getting Played (2005)
* Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)
* Date Movie (2006)
* Scary Movie 4 (2006)
* Hot Tamale (2006)
* lonelygirl362436 (2006)
* National Lampoon's Pledge This! (2006)
* Epic Movie (2007)
* I Want Candy (2007)
* Full of It (2007)
* Vaya par de productorex (2007)
* Christmas in Wonderland (2007)
* Meet the Spartans (2008)
* Last Call at Murray's (2008)
* Disaster Movie (2008)
* Leisure suit Larry: Box Office Bust (2008) (post-production) (voice)
* Mardi Gras (Filming) (2009)