Carmen Electra

Model, actress Carmen Electra

Tara Leigh Patrick, better known by her stage name Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, and dancer. She gained fame for her appearances in Playboy magazine, on the MTV game show Singled Out, on the TV series Baywatch, and dancing with the Pussycat Dolls, and has since had roles in the parody films Scary Movie, Date Movie, Epic Movie, Meet the Spartans, and Disaster Movie.
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Photos: Carmen Electra Buys $2.1 Million California Home
ABC News - almost 2 years
Current and former homes of the stars.
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What Happened When Carmen Electra Ran Into Ex Dennis Rodman At A Party
Huffington Post - about 2 years
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What Happened When Carmen Electra Ran Into Ex Dennis Rodman At A Party
Huffington Post - about 2 years
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Carmen Electra Won't Join Tinder, But Would Swipe Left On These Heartthrobs
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Carmen Electra may say an emphatic "no way!" to joining Tinder, but in an alternate universe, if the "Baywatch" beauty were to be on an all-celebrity version of the popular dating app, for whom would she swipe right?  As it turns out, the answer is actually no one, which HuffPost Live discovered in a Thursday conversation with the model and actress. In a game of hypothetical Tinder with host Alex Miranda, Electra opted to swipe left on a whole cadre of Hollywood's most famous hotties, including the likes of Leo and Bieber. When asked how she'd swipe on a photo of Jon Hamm, the actress look puzzled. "Who's that?" she laughed, before deciding to swipe left for him not being enough of a "bad boy." Watch the clip above to see who else Electra would swipe left on, and click here to watch the rest of her HuffPost Live conversation.  Want more HuffPost Live? Stream us anytime on Go90, Verizon's mobile social entertainment network, and listen to our best intervi...
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Jimmy Fallon's Late-'90s Style Icon Was A Woman
Huffington Post - about 2 years
It was 1998. Furbys were newly terrifying. Fruit Gushers were delicious. Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman were in love. And nobody knew who Jimmy Fallon was. Fallon stopped by Alec Baldwin's podcast, "Here's The Thing," and Tuesday's episode talked about his rise to fame and how he found himself behind the "Tonight Show" desk. But what we found especially memorable was his revelation that a certain celebrity was his style icon in the '90s. It was pre-SNL, and Fallon described how he looked for his second audition: "My outfit is awful. I look like I'm auditioning for Cirque du Soliel, everything was so tight. A tight brown shirt. My hair was spiked up, because I saw a picture of -- I'm gonna forget her name now. Actress. She's British. She had spiky hair." Then it hit him: Kate Beckinsale. "She had short, spiky hair and it was cute. So I changed my hair to look like Kate Beckinsale's hair." "Kate Beckinsale is the barometer for you in terms of fashion," Bald...
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Jimmy Fallon's Late-'90s Style Icon Was A Woman
Huffington Post - about 2 years
It was 1998. Furbys were newly terrifying. Fruit Gushers were delicious. Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman were in love. And nobody knew who Jimmy Fallon was. Fallon stopped by Alec Baldwin's podcast, "Here's The Thing," and Tuesday's episode talked about his rise to fame and how he found himself behind the "Tonight Show" desk. But what we found especially memorable was his revelation that a certain celebrity was his style icon in the '90s. It was pre-SNL, and Fallon described how he looked for his second audition: "My outfit is awful. I look like I'm auditioning for Cirque du Soliel, everything was so tight. A tight brown shirt. My hair was spiked up, because I saw a picture of -- I'm gonna forget her name now. Actress. She's British. She had spiky hair." Then it hit him: Kate Beckinsale. "She had short, spiky hair and it was cute. So I changed my hair to look like Kate Beckinsale's hair." "Kate Beckinsale is the barometer for you in terms of fashion," Baldwin s...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Carmen Electra
    THIRTIES
  • 2012
    Age 39
    Electra briefly dated Simon Cowell from December 2012 to February 2013.
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    Despite remaining engaged for several years, the couple did not wed and in 2012, she appeared as one of the celebrity bachelorettes on the TV dating show The Choice.
    In 2012, Electra joined Britain's Got Talent as a guest judge for the auditions staged in London, she acted as a replacement for Amanda Holden, who was absent due to complications following child birth.
  • 2008
    Age 35
    In April 2008, Electra's representative confirmed that she was engaged to Rob Patterson, a member of the nu metal band Otep and hard rock band Filter.
  • 2006
    Age 33
    On July 17, 2006, she and Navarro announced their separation, and Electra filed for divorce on August 10, 2006; it was finalized on February 20, 2007.
    In late 2006, Electra was featured in commercials by Taco Bell.
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  • 2005
    Age 32
    Also in 2005, she began the Naked Women's Wrestling League, acting as the commissioner for the professional wrestling promotion.
    In 2005, she appeared in an episode of House (series 1, ep. 21), in which she portrayed herself as an injured golfer and an injured farmer, playing out House's fantasy.
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  • 2004
    Age 31
    In 2004, Electra appeared as characters in the video game Def Jam: Fight for New York and as one of the celebrity challenges in the video game ESPN NFL 2K5.
  • 2003
    Age 30
    On November 22, 2003, Electra married Dave Navarro, lead guitarist for the rock band Jane's Addiction.
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    She returned to Baywatch for the 2003 reunion movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2002
    Age 29
    In 2002, an extinct species of fly was named Carmenelectra shechisme in honor of Electra's "splendid somal structure".
  • 1999
    Age 26
    The couple reconciled and celebrated New Year's Eve together, but four months later they mutually agreed to end their marriage in April 1999 under "amicable circumstances."
    In 1999, she appeared in the Bloodhound Gang's music video of "The Inevitable Return of the Great White Dope".
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  • 1998
    Age 25
    Five years later, Electra gave an interview to Glamour in which she admitted that she married Rodman in 1998 in direct response to the numbing emotional pain and personal tragedy she experienced losing her older sister Debbie and mother in rapid succession that August:
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    She and Rodman wed in November 1998 at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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    In 1998, Electra was dating NBA star Dennis Rodman when in August her mother and sister died within weeks of each other.
  • 1997
    Age 24
    In 1997, Electra modeled for the covers of the comic books Razor and the Ladies of London Night by London Night Studios.
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    In 1997, Electra appeared in the films American Vampire and Good Burger (1997).
    Electra was featured in Playboy four more times: June 1997, December 2000, April 2003, and the January 2009 anniversary issue.
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  • 1996
    Age 23
    In May 1996, she was featured in a nude pictorial in Playboy magazine, the first of several.
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  • 1995
    Age 22
    In 1995, Electra started appearing in television shows.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1991
    Age 18
    In 1991, she moved to California and met Prince.
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  • 1990
    Age 17
    Electra started her professional career in 1990 as a dancer at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, in the show "It's Magic", one of the more popular shows in the park's history.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1972
    Born
    Born on April 20, 1972.
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