Tuesday, January 15, 2008
TV's Vampira Dead at 85
Maila Nurmi, whose "Vampira" televesion character spawned the Goth aesthetic, has died, coroner's officials said. She was 85 years old. Nurmi's film roles after her TV career was a brief part in Ed Wood's, "Plan 9 From Outer Space." Lisa Marie played Nurmi in "Ed Wood," Tim Burton's 1994 tribute to the B-movie director.