October 16, 1979
East St. Louis, Illinois, United States
|Other names|| Misty Mundae|
|Occupation||Film actress, musician, model|
Erin Brown (born Erin DeWright;October 16, 1979) is an American film actress, filmmaker, model and musician. Brown may have starred in over fifty low-budget films, under the names Sadie Lane and Misty Mundae.
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From 1997 to 2002, Brown worked for pornographic film production company Factory 2000. She signed an exclusive contract with E.I. Independent Cinema, performing mainly in softcore pornography under the stage name Misty Mundae. During this period she also appeared (as Misty Mundae) in the 1999 hardcore film Vampire Strangler alongside her then-boyfriend William Hellfire, who also directed the film.
Softcore pornography or softcore porn is commercial still photography or film that has a pornographic or erotic component. It is less sexually graphic and intrusive than hardcore pornography. It typically contains nude or semi-nude actors involved in love scenes, and is intended to be sexually arousing and aesthetically beautiful.
A stage name is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers, such as actors, comedians, singers and musicians. Such titles are adopted for a wide variety of reasons and may be similar or nearly identical to an individual's birth name. In some situations, a performer will eventually adopt his or her title as a legal name, although this is often not the case. Personal names or nicknames that make up the professional name should not necessarily be considered as a "fake name" like Lady Gaga : for example: Miley Cyrus: born Destiny Hope Cyrus, uses her personal nickname "Miley" and her maiden name "Cyrus" as her professional name, in 2018 she legally changed to Miley Ray Hemsworth.
In 2000, she traveled to Paris to film the U.S./French co-production Vampire of Notre Dame which was later acquired and distributed by Seduction Cinema under the title An Erotic Vampire in Paris. Brown also wrote, directed, and starred in a 2002 remake of the 1969 film Lustful Addiction. Some other E.I. produced films starring Brown as Misty Mundae include Play-mate of the Apes (2002), Spiderbabe (2003) and Lord of The G-Strings (2004).
Play-mate of the Apes is a 2002 American direct-to-DVD erotic film directed by John Bacchus. It is a parody of the Planet of the Apes media franchise and was released seven months after the Tim Burton-directed 2001 remake of the first film.
The Lord of the G-Strings: The Femaleship of the String is a 2003 American made for cable erotic film written and directed by Terry M. West. It is based on the novel The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien.
She appeared in a Columbine massacre-inspired B movie, Duck! The Carbine High Massacre in 1999. In 2003, Brown began to perform in low-budget horror films produced by E.I. Independent Cinema's horror division Shock-O-Rama Cinema, such as The Screaming Dead , Bite Me! , Shock-O-Rama, and Chantal . At the 2006 New Jersey International Film and Screenplay Festival (later renamed the Hoboken International Film Festival), she was nominated for Best Actress, for her role in the psychological thriller Sinful .
The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado, United States. The perpetrators, twelfth grade (senior) students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, murdered 12 students and one teacher. Ten students were killed in the library, where the pair subsequently committed suicide. At the time, it was the deadliest shooting at a high school in United States history. The crime has inspired several copycats, and "Columbine" has become a byword for a school shooting.
A B movie or B film is a low-budget commercial movie, but not an arthouse film. In its original usage, during the Golden Age of Hollywood, the term more precisely identified films intended for distribution as the less-publicized bottom half of a double feature. Although the U.S. production of movies intended as second features largely ceased by the end of the 1950s, the term B movie continues to be used in its broader sense to this day. In its post-Golden Age usage, there is ambiguity on both sides of the definition: on the one hand, the primary interest of many inexpensive exploitation films is prurient; on the other, many B movies display a high degree of craft and aesthetic ingenuity.
Duck! The Carbine High Massacre is a 1999 American black comedy crime film about a fictional school shooting. Released just over six months after the Columbine event, it was written, produced, and directed by William Hellfire and Joey Smack, who also starred. After the film was released, Hellfire and Smack were arrested for possession of weapons on school property. The film is said to have helped pay for Hellfire's legal fees.
Later in 2003, she appeared in a CKY music video for the song "Shock and Terror" directed by Bam Margera. [ citation needed ] This film had won an award for best short film at her college film festival. Shortly after this, she sold her interest in the Misty Mundae name to EI Independent Cinema, left that company, and retired from softcore films to pursue mainstream acting.[ citation needed ]In 2004, Brown released her short film Voodoun Blues direct to DVD through Shock-O-Rama Cinema.
CKY is an American rock band from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Formed in 1998 by lead vocalist and guitarist Deron Miller, guitarist and backing vocalist Chad I Ginsburg, and drummer Jess Margera, the group currently features Ginsburg, Margera and bassist Matt Deis. CKY found initial recognition through its musical contributions to the CKY video series and the TV series Jackass, both of which featured Margera's brother Bam. The band self-released its debut album Volume 1 in 1999, featuring a number of songs from the CKY videos.
Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera is an American professional skateboarder, stunt performer, filmmaker, musician and television personality. He came to prominence after appearing as a main cast member in MTV's Jackass. He has since appeared on MTV's Viva La Bam and Bam's Unholy Union, all three Jackass movies, and Haggard: The Movie and Minghags: The Movie, both of which he co-wrote and directed.
Working as Erin Brown, Brown then performed in several independent horror films such as Tony Todd's Shadow: Dead Riot, and the film adaptation of Jack Ketchum's The Lost. She starred opposite Angela Bettis in a January 2006 episode of Showtime's Masters of Horror series entitled "Sick Girl". She and "Homeward Band" (her boyfriend's band) contributed music to Sick Girl, but were not credited.
Anthony Tiran Todd is an American character actor, voice artist, and film producer known for portraying Sergeant Warren in Platoon (1986), Kurn in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1990–1991), Ben in Night of the Living Dead (1990), the titular character in the Candyman horror trilogy (1992–1999), William Bludworth in the Final Destination franchise (2000–2011), and as the voice of The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009).
Dallas William Mayr, better known by his pen name Jack Ketchum, was an American horror fiction author. He was the recipient of four Bram Stoker Awards and three further nominations. His novels included Off Season, Offspring, and Red, which were adapted to film. In 2011, Ketchum received the World Horror Convention Grand Master Award for outstanding contribution to the horror genre.
Angela Bettis is an American film and stage actress, film producer, and director best known for her lead roles in the 2002 TV adaptation of the Stephen King novel Carrie, the title character in May (2002), and in Girl, Interrupted.
Brown's success in horror movies was such that an item in Sci Fi Weekly included Misty Mundae on "the list of living horror icons—the ones whose movies you might pay to see or rent, the ones you'd stand in line to shake hands with or to snag an autograph from", along with Robert Englund, Linda Blair, Malcolm McDowell, Elvira, and Jamie Lee Curtis, among others.
In 2005 EI Independent Cinema—since renamed Pop Cinema—announced its intent to continue releasing previously-filmed softcore films starring Brown as Misty Mundae.
In August 2006, Brown was cast in a major role in The Rage , directed by Robert Kurtzman, which was released on DVD in 2008. [ citation needed ]In 2007 she had a supporting role in the independent film All Along, a romantic comedy written by and starring Bill Page. She also starred in the Polonia brothers film Splatter Beach . In March 2007 she was cast in Dying God , directed by Fabrice Lambot. Dying God was released in France in 2008.
In January 2008, Pop Cinema announced a limited convention tour to promote the release of An Erotic Werewolf in London. Brown appeared as Mundae to greet fans at such shows as Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors and Chiller Theatre. One month later a two-DVD collector's edition of Vampire Strangler was released.[ citation needed ] In July 2008, Screamkings.com licensed the Misty Mundae name from Pop Cinema and announced the feature film Sculpture, the first feature film to star Brown as Misty Mundae since the 2005 Shock-O-Rama.[ citation needed ]
In 2009, she began appearing in the Cinemax TV series Lingerie as Stephanie.
In 2012, Lukas Persson directed a post-apocalyptic western short starring Brown called This Girl's Gun, which won her the best actress award at the 2012 PollyGrind Film Festival.
Emma Caulfield Ford is an American actress best known for her role as Anya Jenkins on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1998–2003), as well as Susan Keats, a love interest of Brandon Walsh's on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210. Her film roles include Darkness Falls (2003) and TiMER (2009).
Felissa Rose is an American actress and producer. She made her film debut as Angela Baker in Robert Kiltzik's cult film Sleepaway Camp (1983), a role reprised in the 2008 sequel Return to Sleepaway Camp. She has over 90 film credits in total over the span of her film career. A few major credits in her film career include The Perfect House (2012), Silent Night, Zombie Night (2009), Camp Dread (2014), Death House (2018), and Victor Crowley (2018). In 2016, she produced the music videos for the metal band Slayer.
Mercedes Alicia McNab is a Canadian retired actress whose most known performances include Harmony Kendall on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2001) and its spinoff Angel (2001–2004). She is also known for her role as pretentious Amanda Buckman in Addams Family Values (1993) and Misty in the horror films Hatchet (2007) and Hatchet 2 (2010).
Vampire films have been a staple since the era of silent films, so much so that the depiction of vampires in popular culture is strongly based upon their depiction in films throughout the years. The most popular cinematic adaptation of vampire fiction has been from Bram Stoker's Dracula, with over 170 versions to date. Running a distant second are adaptations of "Carmilla" by Sheridan Le Fanu. By 2005, Dracula had been the subject of more films than any other fictional character, save for Sherlock Holmes.
SpiderBabe is a 2003 American made for cable erotic film. It is loosely based on the character Spider-Man created by Stan Lee and published by Marvel Comics. The film was written by John Fedele and Terry West, and directed by Johnny Crash. Erin Brown, better known within the genre as Misty Mundae, stars as the title character.
Jordan Elizabeth Ladd is an American actress. The daughter of actress Cheryl Ladd and producer David Ladd, she initially worked with her mother in several made-for-television films, before making her big screen debut at 19, in the vampire film Embrace of the Vampire (1994). She subsequently appeared in the drama Nowhere (1997) and the comedy Never Been Kissed (1999). Ladd became known as a scream queen, having appeared in several successful horror films, including Cabin Fever (2002), Club Dread (2004), Death Proof (2007), and Grace (2009).
The Vampire Lovers is a 1970 British-American gothic horror film directed by Roy Ward Baker and starring Peter Cushing, Ingrid Pitt, Madeline Smith, Kate O'Mara and Jon Finch. It was produced by Hammer Film Productions. It is based on the J. Sheridan Le Fanu novella Carmilla and is part of the so-called Karnstein Trilogy of films, the other films being Lust for a Vampire (1971) and Twins of Evil (1972). The three films were somewhat daring for the time in explicitly depicting lesbian vampire themes.
Maitland McDonagh is an American film critic and the author of several books about cinema.
"Sick Girl" is the 10th episode of the first season of Masters of Horror. It originally aired in North America on January 13, 2006. It was directed by Lucky McKee and based on a story written by McKee and Sean Hood.
Tina Krause is an American film actress, producer, director, and model.
Eileen Mary Theresa Daly is an English actress, presenter, director, film producer, writer, singer-songwriter and former adult model. She is also a contemporary scream queen, having starred in numerous cult horror films and fronts her own band Eileen and Ben.
Suburban Secrets is a 2004 sexploitation and softcore adult film, written and directed by Joseph W. Sarno. The film stars Isadora Edison, Tina Tyler, Kay Kirtland, and Chelsea Mundae. Seduction Cinema regular A.J. Khan also appears, in a film where the director transposes the theme of his 1976 "classic" Misty into a modern-day environment.
Splatter Beach is a 2007 low-budget horror comedy film directed by the Polonia brothers and starring Erin Brown, Erika Smith, Alison Whitney, Brice Kennedy, Ken Van Sant and Dave Fife. It was released on DVD by Camp Motion Pictures.
Les Raisins de La Mort is a 1978 French horror film directed by Jean Rollin. It centres on a young woman who becomes trapped in a village where a dangerous pesticide has turned the residents into aggressive zombies.
Neighbor is a 2009 American horror film written and directed by Robert A. Masciantonio.
Eternal Blood is a 2002 Chilean vampire-horror film directed by Jorge Olguín, written by Carolina García and Olguín, and starring Blanca Lewin, Juan Pablo Ogalde, Patricia López, and Claudio Espinoza. A group of vampire enthusiasts become convinced that their subculture has been infiltrated by real vampires.
The Seduction of Misty Mundae is a 2004 American made for cable erotic film produced and directed by Michael Raso.
An Erotic Werewolf in London is a 2008 American made for cable erotic film written and directed by William Hellfire. It is based on the 1981 horror feature An American Werewolf in London written and directed by John Landis.
Infiltrate•Destroy•Rebuild: The Video Album is the first video album by American heavy metal band CKY. Directed by Bam Margera and produced by Joe Frantz, it was released on November 18, 2003 by Island Records. The album features music videos for all ten tracks from the band's second studio album Infiltrate•Destroy•Rebuild, as well as behind the scenes features, older music videos and a documentary.
Pandie James, also known as Pandie Suicide, is a New Zealand-born writer, actress, producer and model.