Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson is a Canadian-American actress and activist. After first rising to fame as a model, Anderson starred on several television shows throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, including Baywatch, V.I.P. and Home Improvement. In 2022, it was announced that Anderson would make her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in Chicago. Beyond the small screen and the stage, Anderson has been an outspoken advocate for many causes — particularly animal rights — and has appeared in numerous ads for PETA.
Pamela Anderson
Full Name
Pamela Denise Anderson
Ladysmith, Canada
Notable Projects


What films and TV series has Pamela Anderson appeared in?

Throughout her career, Anderson has appeared in several films and television shows, including 'Baywatch,' 'V.I.P.,' 'Home Improvement' and 'Days of Our Lives.' She also frequently plays herself on screen, doing so in projects like 'Borat,' 'Scooby-Doo' and 'Pauly Shore Is Dead.' Anderson's reality show, 'Pam: Girl on the Loose,' ran for one season in 2008.

How was Pamela Anderson discovered?

Pamela Anderson was discovered in 1989 when she was 22 years old at a B.C. Lions football game. She was scouted after appearing on the jumbotron sporting a Labatt's Beer T-shirt. She then modeled for the Canadian beverage company before kicking off her acting career.

How many times has Pamela Anderson been married?

Pamela Anderson has been married five times. She was married to Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee from 1995 to 1998 and to musician Kid Rock from 2006 to 2007. Anderson then wed poker player Rick Salomon twice from 2007 to 2008 and again from 2014 to 2015. More recently, the actress tied the knot with her bodyguard Dan Hayhurst in December 2020. The pair split in January 2022.

Most Recent

Pamela Anderson Moonlights as New York City Dog Walker and Her Pup Client Is 'Her Biggest Fan'
Pamela Anderson is a dog walker for an Irish setter named Dash while she's away from her own four dogs starring in Chicago on Broadway
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Miley Cyrus attended Chicago on Broadway which is now starring Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson Visits Times Square Chicago Billboard After Her Debut as Roxie Hart
Anderson is playing Roxie through June 5 at New York's Ambassador Theatre, and told PEOPLE the experience has been "surreal"
Pamela Anderson Receives Sweet Support from Her Sons at Her Broadway Debut in Chicago
An audience member at the show told PEOPLE that "the audience went insane" for Anderson and that she looked "flawless" in the role of Roxie Hart
Pamela Anderson Receives Roses for Her Broadway Debut as Roxie Hart in Chicago
Pamela Anderson will play a limited engagement in Chicago through June 5 at the Ambassador Theatre
Kelly Ripa's Wispy '90s Bangs Were Inspired by Pamela Anderson: 'She Bangs'
The daytime talk show host debuted a new ‘do on the Live With Kelly and Ryan After Oscar special Monday

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