Tara Leigh Patrick, known professionally as Carmen Electra (born April 20th, 1972 in Sharonville, Ohio) is the actress who plays Lonelygirl362436, or Velvita. Prior to her appearance as Lonelygirl362436, she was a regular cast member on the television show Baywatch. She also had a role in the 2005 movie Cheaper By The Dozen 2 and hosted the show BattleBots during 2002. Besides these most notable of roles, she also released a solo album in 1993, and was one of the original lead Pussycat Dolls while they were still a burlesque troupe. Her starring role as Lonelygirl362436 marks the culmination of her life's work.
She is rumored to enjoy sailing along Longitude 140 with her friend and co-star Mr. Seal.
She was awarded Best Web Hit Spoof at the VH1 awards for the Lonelygirl362436 series, which was released in anticipation of Epic Movie, in which Electra played Mystique from X-Men.