Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian-American actress, model, and activist. She is known for her numerous appearances in Playboy magazine and for her work on the television series Home Improvement (1991–1993, 1997), Baywatch (1992–1997) and V.I.P. (1998-2002).
Anderson rose to public fame after being selected as Playboy magazine’s February 1990 Playmate of the Month. She continued with frequent appearances on the cover of the magazine, holding the record for the most Playboy covers by any one person. Anderson became known to a wider audience in 1991 after appearing as Lisa on the ABC comedy series Home Improvement, appearing in its first two seasons.
The following year, she received international recognition for her lead role in Casey Jean’s “C.J.” Parker in the action-drama series Baywatch, further cementing her status as a sex symbol. From 1998 to 2002, she played the role of Vallery Irons in the action-comedy series V.I.P.
Anderson has appeared in several movies including Raw Justice (1994), Barb Wire (1996), Superhero Movie (2008), and Blonde and Blonder (2008). In 2006, she was inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame and played Skyler Dayton on the Fox sitcom Stacked. She has also appeared on reality shows, such as Dancing with the Stars (2010-2012), VIP Brother (2012), Dancing on Ice (2013), Danse avec les stars (2018) and Pam & Tommy (2022).