Vampira 1921-2008

Posted by Timo |

The first ever horror hostess, Maila Nurmi aka VAMPIRA, has passed away at age 86. you probably remember her from Ed Wood's "Plan 9 From outer Space" or even Tim Burton's "Ed Wood", as portrayed by Lisa Marie. The probable prototype for the likes of Carolyn Jones' Mortica Addams, Lily Munster and Elvira, She hosted horror movies on tv in the 50's and had one of the tiniest waists in showbiz. seriously. Clips below.

Rest in Peace, Maila and Long live Vampira!

The Opening of Her Show:

From "Plan 9 From Outer Space"

An ABC News Clip from 1999