- Lili was as famous for her arrests for public nudity and publicity this brought as for anything else. While her movie career never took off she did appear in quite a few films.
- Howard Hughes attempted to make her a star in 1955 when he gave her a shot in "Son Of Sinbad". The Catholic League went into an uproar. Even so, Lili became a household name during her lifetime.
- She saw a resurgence in the 1950s brought on by the resurgence of Betty Page.
- Lili's name is mentioned in one of the songs in the 1940 hit musical "Pal Joey".
- "Rocky Horror Picture Show" fans will recognize her name from the movie. Susan Sarandon sings "God Bless Lilli St Cyr" as the final line of her song, "Don't Dream It".