R.I.P. Vampira

Maila Nurmi, known to the world as Vampria, passed away on January 10th at her home in Los Angeles.

Though just a local horror movie television hostess out of L.A. back in the 50's, Nurmi's Vampira became legendary for her role as the reanimated dead wife of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood Jr's epic, Plan 9 From Outer Space.

Younger generations may be aware of her as she was played by Lisa Marie in Tim Burton's, film, Ed Wood.

Nurmi was 86 years old at the time of her death.


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