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Myra Crewes is a minor character in Carrie. She is a student at Ewen High School in Chamberlain, Maine.


In the novel, Myra is one of the girls who were running for Prom Queen, along witn Helen Shyres, Frieda Jason and Jessica MacLean.

She is also the one who yelled "This contest insults women!" When Vic Mooney was about to announce the voting for Prom King and Queen. When Carrie White gets drenched in pig's blood in front of everybody at the Prom, Myra laughs at her, along with the rest of the students and teachers.

It is unknown if she survived The Black Prom.

1976 Film

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Myra Crewes is renamed Katie O' Shea is the 1976 film. She is portrayed by Katie Irving, who also wrote and sang 2 songs for the film "Born to Have It All" and "I Never Dreamed Someone Like You Could Love Someone Like Me".

She is seen during the game of volleyball and in the opening scene, completely naked. She is also present when Carrie White is having her first period. Leter she seen in detention chewing her hair and looking bored and she attended the calisthenic. During the Prom she is nominated Prom Queen but loses to Carrie. When Carrie wins, she is seen clapping behind her, when the blood is dropped on Carrie she presumably burst into laughter. During the mayhem, she is seen pushing Alice Litten away from her and being tangled up between the ribbons. She then accidentally trips over Mr. Morton’s dead body which either knocked unconscious or killed her, as her body rolls off of Mr. Morton's corpse. When Carrie leaves the Prom, Katie's body can be seen being dragged across.

Her body burned to a crisp along with everyone else in the gym.


  • Katie and Tim Winkless were nominated Prom King and Queen, but lost to Carrie and Tommy Ross.


Katie O'Shea