1954: Rose to fame as a TV hostess for ABC when she create the Vampira persona.
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Maila Syrjaniemi Nurmi | Maila Nurmi
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At the time, I thought it was horrible. I knew immediately I'd be committing professional suicide, but I thought 'what choice do I have?' Somehow, I seemed to be dead already. I love glamour and physical beauty. I've always been fascinated by beautiful men on the screen: Tyrone Power
, Robert Walker, with soft-focus filters and velvet voices. That's what Ed Wood was like. Beautiful dreamy eyes and...
In 1958, singer Bobby Bare
recorded a rock 'n' roll song about her, titled "Vampira".