Maila Nurmi/Fun Facts

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

  • The 1970s/1980s New Jersey hardcore punk band The Misfits recorded a tribute to her titled "Vampira" on their 1982 album Walk Among Us. The lyrics mention "Graverobbers from outer space," which was the original title for Plan 9 From Outer Space. The band's own record label was called Plan 9 Records.
  • She unsuccessfully tried to sue Elvira for stealing her act.
  • She was portrayed by Lisa Marie in Tim Burton's Ed Wood.
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