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Lux Interior (1946–2009)

Erick Lee Purkhiser, better known as his stage name Lux Interior was born on October 21st, 1948 in Stow, Ohio. He grew up enamored with the culture of the 1950s. In particular he loved Rockabilly music, EC Horror comic books and B-movies. As a child he was drawn to the antics of the early 60s Cleveland horror host Goulardi, whose rebellious act ... See full bio »

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 2010 The Social Network (writer: "Like A Bad Girl Should")
 2007 Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Video Game) (writer: "Garbage Man")
 2007 Punk's Not Dead (Documentary) (writer: "The Most Exalted Potentate of Love")
 2006 The Lather Effect (writer: "T.V. Set" - as E.L. Purkhiser)
 2005 The Matador (writer: "Garbageman" (1980) - as Interior)
 2002 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- SpongeBob's House Party (2002) ... (performer: "Underwater Sun")
 2000 Big Monster on Campus (writer: "Cramp Stomp")
 1996 Foxfire (writer: "Let's Get F***** Up" - as Interior)
 1985 The Boys Next Door (writer: "I Ain't Nuthin' But A Gorehound", "The Most Exalted Potentate Of Love")
 1985 The Return of the Living Dead (writer: "Surfin' Dead")
 1981 The Cramps: Live at Napa State Mental Hospital (Video documentary short) (writer: "Mystery Plane", "What's Behind the Mask", "Human Fly", "TV Set")
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 2002 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Bird Brains Lead Singer
- SpongeBob's House Party (2002) ... Bird Brains Lead Singer (voice)
 1995 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
The Cramps
- Gypsies, Cramps and Fleas (1995) ... The Cramps
 1978 The Foreigner
Punk Thug (as The Cramps)
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 1981 The Cramps: Live at Napa State Mental Hospital (Video documentary short)
 1981 Urgh! A Music War (Documentary)
Himself - Cramps

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Lead singer of the rock band The Cramps.

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The Cramps

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Took his stage name from a car advert (a truncation of "luxurious interior"). See more »

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