Carmen Electra stars in SCI FI Channel's hit animated series “Tripping the Rift”. The series revolves around a smuggled vessel led by a purple alien named Chode, who along with his misfit shipmates, battle enemies each week. Carmen will lend her voice to the role of the sexy and brilliant love slave "Six," the most advanced android ever created. Carmen was also seen on the NBC’s hit sitcom “Joey”. She plays herself as a character on “Deep Powder” which Joey Tribbiani stars in. In addition, Carmen was seen in WB’s one-hour drama “Summerland,” the ABC’s comedy, “Hope and Faith.” and served as host of Bravo’s reality competition “Manhunt: The Search for America’s Most Gorgeous Male Model.”
Carmen will be seen in the indie film “Getting Played” for writer-director David Silberg., and in “Dirty Love”, also starring Jenny McCarthy. She will also lend her voice to the Revolution Studios film “Lil Pimp.” Carmen is also working on the independent film “Searching for Bobby De Niro” a film about an actor who is tired of being cast as a mobster.
Carmen was last seen in the seven-part MTV series “‘Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave” which documented the lives of Carmen and Dave Navarro during the months leading up to their wedding and culminating with the wedding ceremony. MTV’s cameras captured Carmen and Dave as they juggled their professional lives, while planning the most important day of their life.
Last year Carmen released a DVD series about the new fitness craze, “Aerobic Striptease.” The series is a fun, friendly and accessible dance workout, with a totally new form of low-impact exercise that works the entire body. It teaches the essentials of dance, poise, grace, posture, and how to look good while getting into shape!
Carmen periodically appears as a part of “Pussycat Dolls Live,” a version of the show “The Pussycat Dolls” which launched in May 2002 at the Roxy on the Sunset Strip in LA. “The Pussycat Dolls” are a contemporary, burlesque cabaret act that was founded as an opening act for Johnny Depp’s Los Angeles club, The Viper Room. Reminiscent of Berlin in the 1930’s with its lavish costumes and wild styling, “The Dolls” have a huge celebrity following. The show features a cast of the hottest music video dancers and has featured surprise guests such as Gwen Stefani, Christina Applegate, Brittany Murphy, Christina Aguilera and Charlize Theron. Carmen continues to make special appearances with “The. . . Dolls.”
Juggling effortlessly between the big and small screen, Carmen co-hosted the MTV game show “Singled Out” with Chris Hardwick and then hosted her on show on the MTV Network “Carmen Electra’s Hyper Mix” in Florida. Carmen was a series regular on “Hyperion Bay” as well as “Baywatch.” She has guest starred on a variety of prime-time comedies including “Mad TV,” “All That,” “Just Shoot Me,” “Two Guys and A Girl,” Comedy Central’s “Viva Variety” “Off-Centre” and “Baywatch Nights.” Other recent television credits include an episode of UPN’s hit series “Eve” ABC’s “It’s All Relative”, MTV’s “Monster Island” and “Livin Large”, “Battle Bots”, the “Baywatch” movie and the ABC family series “Dance Fever”.
Carmen was seen in the Warner Brothers film “Starsky and Hutch” opposite Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Amy Smart for director Todd Phillips. Additionally, she was in the Dimension comedy, “My Bosses’ Daughter,” with Ashton Kutcher and Molly Shannon. Other film credits include “Sol Goode” the indie film “Perfume,” which made its debut at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival, SCARY MOVIE, “Get Over it,” and “The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human,” and Nickelodeon’s “Good Burger.”
A native of the mid-west, Carmen grew up near Cincinnati, Ohio, and got her first break when a scout for ‘Prince’ spotted her dancing and asked her to come and audition for “Prince” for his new video and tour. She released a self-titled debut album for Prince’s Paisley Park label in 1992 and produced a top 20 hit on dance charts with “Get on Up.”