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
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[on Edward D. Wood Jr.
] I just thought he was a low-born idiot. With no talent at all. Just a brazen, foolish idiot... You know, I thought he was just a goon. Ah, I wasn't looking squarely... I just cast a glance, and just dismissed him with a thought. Kind of snobbish and foolish of me. But then over the years as I've mellowed and grown a little more sensible, and I began to look at this man ...
Was fired by Mae West
from the cast of West's 1944 Broadway play "Catherine Was Great", because West feared that she was being upstaged.