Donna D’errico – Then
Donna D’Errico had a limousine company in Las Vegas before becoming renowned as Donna Marco on Baywatch. Her first taste of stardom came in 1995 when she was featured as a centerfold in the September edition of Playboy.
This finally led to her breakthrough role on Baywatch. D’Ericco featured in episodes of Unhappily Ever After, Married… with Children, and High Tide prior to Baywatch. D’Ericco appeared in two seasons of Baywatch as well as 34 episodes of the spin-off series Baywatch Nights.
Donna D’errico – Now
After Baywatch, D’Errico worked as a journalist and Battlebots presenter in the early 2000s. She also appeared in other indie films, including Intervention, Inconceivable, and The Making of Plus One, as well as the 1999 horror picture Candyman: Day of the Dead.
For a while, D’Errico had her own Zen Spa in Calabasas, California. D’Errico recently spoke freely about her rediscovered Catholic faith and took part in an expedition to Mount Ararat in search of the frozen relics of Noah’s ark.
Gena Lee Nolin – Then
Gena Lee Nolin began her career as one of the famed Barker’s Beauties on the game program The Price is Right in 1994, before patrolling the beaches of Los Angeles County.
Nolin then appeared as Sandy, a model, in the soap series The Young and the Restless. Nolin played Neely Capshaw on Baywatch in 1995. Nolin was a cast member from the sixth to the eighth seasons, appearing in a total of 64 episodes.
Gena Lee Nolin – Now
Gena Lee Nolin quit Baywatch in 1998 but swiftly returned to acting with her own TV drama, Sheena, in 2000. The program was only on till 2002. Nolin appeared for the Christmas edition of Playboy in 2001, adding to her record of appearances in men’s publications such as Maxim, Stuff, and FHM.
Nolin is the author of the book Beautiful Inside and Out: Conquering Thyroid Disease with a Healthy, Happy, “Thyroid Sexy” Life, in addition to her regular television appearances.
Kelly Packard – Then
Kelly Packard is a well-known actress and television personality best recognized for her appearance in Baywatch. Packard, who played Tiffani on NBC’s sitcom California Dreams, was a brilliant bass player in addition to saving lives.
She also appeared in the 1991 film And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird, as well as episodes of Living Dolls, The Wonder Years, and Blossom. Packard appeared on Baywatch from 1991 until 1999, playing a variety of characters, the most noteworthy of which was April Giminski.
Kelly Packard – Now
Kelly Packard has appeared in two direct-to-video films during her career, including the 1998 Baywatch spinoff Baywatch: White Thunder at Glacier Bay. With a title like that, we’re not surprised it went straight to video, but it was another chance for Packard to stretch her acting legs.
Packard was also well-known as a co-host of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, where she brought weird events, people, and stories to America’s living rooms every week from 2002 to 2003. She also appeared in episodes of Boy Meets World, The Wild Thornberries, and the television film Stalked By My Neighbor.
Jason Momoa – Then
Jason Momoa was a 19-year-old working part-time at a surf store in Hawaii before breaking out as the headstrong Hawaii native Jason Ioane. Momoa began his modeling career in 1998 after being spotted by designer Takeo Kobayashi.
Within a year, the outstanding Hawaiian model had already won Model of the Year in Hawaii and had been chosen to emcee the Miss Teen Hawaii pageant. In 1999, he was cast as Jason Ioane on Baywatch: Hawaii.
Jason Momoa – Now
Jason Momoa appeared in various TV episodes and movies during the 2000s, including North Shore, Johnson Family Vacation, and Stargate: Atlantis. Momoa was cast as the strong warlord Khal Drogo in HBO’s blockbuster series Game of Thrones in 2011.
Momoa allegedly performed the Haka, a traditional Maori battle dance, during his audition. Momoa widened his horizons in 2014 when he directed, wrote, and produced his debut film, Road to Paloma. In the 2018 production, he will portray Aquaman.
Alexandra Paul – Then
Alexandra Paul began her modeling career in New York. Her acting career began with tiny parts in the 1982 television film Paper Dolls, which was followed by a role in the 1983 Canadian horror film American Nightmare.
In 1983, she landed her first major starring role in the horror picture Christine. Before winning the most iconic role of her career as Lt. Stephanie Holden on Baywatch, Paul appeared in films such as American Flyers, 8 Million Ways to Die, and Dragnet.
Alexandra Paul – Now
Alexandra Paul appeared in films such as 1993’s Death Train, 1995’s Nightwatch, 1994’s The Paperboy, and 1996’s Spectre during Baywatch’s five-year run on television.
Since 1999, Paul has appeared in 14 Lifetime Network films and episodes of Melrose Place and Mad Men. Never one to take herself too seriously, Paul had a cameo appearance in a deleted scene in Borat, impersonating her Baywatch character, as well as roles in comedic parody flicks Spy Hard and Sharknado: The 4th Awakening.
Nicole Eggert – Then
Nicole Eggert received her first acting part at the age of eight in the film Rich and Famous, as well as the voice of Dennis’s nemesis Margaret in the animated Dennis the Menace in Mayday for Mother.
Eggert played Marci Ferguson on Who’s the Boss? from 1985 to 1986, and then Charles in Charge from 1987 to 1989. She later featured on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, Secrets in 1992, and Baywatch in 1993.
Nicole Eggert – Now
From 1992 through 1994, Eggert was a regular on Baywatch for the third and fourth seasons, and he returned for the 2003 spin-off Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding. She’s appeared on Married… With Children and Scott Baio Is 45…and Single.
Eggert has also been on reality television in recent years, most notably in the 2010 season of Celebrity Fit Club. She was also featured in David Hasselhoff’s Comedy Central Roast. Eggert just launched her own ice cream truck company.
Jeremy Jackson – Then
Jeremy Jackson met David Hasselhoff on the set of Baywatch, where he portrayed Hobie Buchanon, Hasselhoff’s son, and Summer Quinn’s love interest. From season two until season nine, he was a regular on the show.
Jeremy Jackson was exposed to music by Hasselhoff when they were filming together, and he later joined him on his 1993 European tour. In the mid-1990s, Jackson signed with Edel Records and released two albums and six singles. Jackson admits to leaving Baywatch due to substance addiction difficulties.
Jeremy Jackson – Now
Jeremy Jackson appeared on various reality series and daytime talk shows during the 2000s, many of which focused on the actor’s off-screen troubles and drug addiction problems.
Jackson appeared on the fifth season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2011, when he publicly recovered from substance abuse. He also appeared on the E! TV show Child Star Confidential. Unfortunately, Jackson was sentenced to 270 days in prison in 2017 as a consequence of a 2015 violent incident.
Traci Bingham – Then
Traci Bingham began her acting career in a variety of tiny roles on prominent series such as D.R.E.A.M., Beverly Hills, 90210, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Married…with Children, as well as a role in the film Demon Night.
Bingham also appeared in Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch’s 1991 music video for “Good Vibrations.” Bingham joined the cast of Baywatch in 1996 and lasted for the seventh and eighth seasons.
Traci Bingham – Now
Traci Bingham appeared in reality series such as VH1’s The Surreal Life, where she was placed with other celebrities who had fallen out of the spotlight, and Celebrity Big Brother, which was recorded in England, in the early 2000s.
In 2005, Bingham worked as a spokesmodel for Empire Poker and appeared to ridicule her former co-star at the Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. Bingham was most recently a guest on Hell’s Kitchen and a participant on Battle of the Network Stars.
David Chokachi – Then
David Chokachi was almost unknown before Baywatch. Chokachi began his acting career in the mid-1990s after attending the renowned prep school Tabor Academy in Marion, Massachusetts, and graduating with a degree in political science from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
From seasons six through nine, he appeared as Cody Madison, the aspiring Olympic swimmer hampered by an abnormal heartbeat and male heartthrob of Baywatch, and finally succeeded David Charvet as a prominent cast member.
David Chokachi – Now
David Chokachi landed the part of Jake McCartey in the TV series Witchblade almost immediately after leaving Baywatch in 1999. Chokachi was named one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People magazine in 1997.
Chokachi has acted in a number of made-for-TV movies during his career, including the recent titles Cyber Chase, Patient Killer, and Rage of the Yeti. Chokakachi also appeared in the 2009 reality TV program Confessions of a Teen Idol with fellow Baywatch cast member Jeremy Jackson.
Brande Roderick – Then
Brande Roderick, a former Playmate, model, and actress, rose to prominence when she joined the cast of Baywatch in 2000 as female lead Leigh Dryer for the last season and related spin-off film, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.
Despite the fact that she joined the program late and only stayed for one season, Roderick left an indelible effect on fans as well as other cast and crew members. Roderick was named Playmate of the Month in April 2000 and Playmate of the Year in 2001.
Brande Roderick – Now
Brande Roderick became an official “Girl of Rock Paper Scissors” for the USA Rock Paper Scissors League after Baywatch. She also appeared in the CBS series Gameshow Marathon in 2006 and the Celebrity Apprentice season in 2009.
Roderick presented Playboy TV’s Playboy Shootout and the Aces & Angels Super Bowl XLVI Party in 2012. She returned a year later to participate in the sixth season of Celebrity Apprentice. Roderick is currently married to Glenn Cadrez, a former NFL linebacker. In 2010, she gave birth to her first kid.
Parker Stevenson – Then
Parker Stevenson made his film debut in 1972 with a role in A Separate Peace. Four years later, Stevenson won a job in Lifeguard opposite Sam Elliot, which may have cleared the path for his Baywatch destiny.
In the late 1970s, Stevenson appeared on ABC in The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries series. In 1986, he starred in North and South: Book II, and in 1988, he appeared on Probe before joining the original ensemble of Baywatch.
Parker Stevenson – Now
Parker had a recurring role on Melrose Place in season two after Baywatch and featured in the 1998 television film Legion. Stevenson is also an accomplished photographer, having acquired the craft at an early age. He now maintains his own photography website, ShadowWorks.
He has continued to work in both cinema and television, with recent credits in films such as Perfect Disguise, The War Riders, Not of This Earth, and Hidden Truth, as well as television appearances in episodes such as Judging Amy, Burke’s Law, Trapped, and Bull.
Angelica Bridges – Then
Angelica Bridges, a relatively unknown actress, joined the Baywatch ensemble in 1997 as Taylor Walsh. Bridges first appeared on Days of Our Lives in 1995, as Sharon Taylor.
“I was totally into character, my lips were on his and I was blowing while trying to remember everything from CPR training,” Bridges remembered of her first time acting out a rescue on Michael Bergin. “Then this moron starts puckering his lips and kissing me.”
Angelica Bridges – Now
Angelica Bridges’ career has veered away from acting in general since her stint on Baywatch. She played Omegis in Mortal Kombat Conquest in 1998 and “Red Sonja” in Conan the Adventurer in 2000.
She returned to the Baywatch franchise for the 2003 film Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding and appeared briefly in 2005 on The Bold and the Beautiful as Paige. Angelica Bridges is now the lead vocalist of the musical group Strawberry Blonde.
Nancy Valen – Then
Nancy Valen began studying theater for a year before relocating to New York City. Valen began her acting career in New York on the soap serial Ryan’s Hope. She was on Ryan’s Hope for two years before moving to Los Angeles.
Porky’s Revenge, her first major picture, was released in 1985. Other early credits for Valen include The Heavenly Kid, Loverboy, and Listen to Me. Valen featured in episodes of Miami Vice, Charles in Charge, and Murder, She Wrote prior to Baywatch.
Nancy Valen – Now
Nancy Valen, who played Samantha Thomas on Baywatch from 1996 to 1997, first appeared as a guest in an episode in 1989. It’s easy to see why the director called her back again to become a more major character.
While she has appeared in episodes of sitcoms such as Boy Meets World, Friends, Full House, and Saved by the Bell, Valen’s 22 appearances on Baywatch were the pinnacle of her acting career. Valen’s interest these days has switched from acting to producing, and he is now working on an action-comedy series titled ACTION HEROES INC.
David Charvet – Then
The French singer, actor, model, and television personality David Charvet is a jack of all crafts. Before he was cast as Matt Brody on Baywatch in 1992, Charvet was almost unknown.
Prior to Baywatch, Charvet was a performer on the road in his home France. He won the Morrison visa lottery and received a green card in the early 1990s. He subsequently departed his own nation, and it didn’t take long for his American dream to become a reality.
David Charvet – Now
David Charvet will appear on Baywatch for three seasons before quitting in 1995. Until 1999, he may be seen in episodes of Melrose Place, Seduced and Betrayed, Derby, Angel Flight Down, and Meet Prince Charming.
He then chose to stop acting in order to concentrate on his music career. Charvet returned to France and signed a five-album deal with Universal Music Group France. His music career was popular in other countries, and he had several worldwide successes.
Brooke Burns – Then
Brooke Burns’ acting career began in 1995 with a role in the adolescent sitcom Out of the Blue. While her character Peg appeared in every episode, Burns’ major break came when she joined the cast of Baywatch in 1998.
Prior to Baywatch, Burns appeared in a couple of episodes of Conan the Adventurer and Ally McBeal in 1997. On Baywatch, she played Jesse Owens, a former cleaner who joined the lifeguard crew in season nine.
Brooke Burns – Now
Brooke Burns appeared in 46 episodes of Baywatch: Hawaii before moving on to host the NBC game program Dog Eat Dog. Burns hosted Dog Eat Dog from 2002 to 2003, and she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for her efforts.
Burns later returned to acting, appearing in 21 episodes of the prime-time serial series North Shore in 2004 and 2005. Melrose Place, CSI: Miami and Community are among her most prominent acting credits.
Pamela Anderson – Then
Pamela Anderson was first seen on the jumbotron while wearing a Labatt’s Beer T-shirt during a BC Lions Canadian Football League game. The beer firm decided to make the young Pam Anderson a spokesmodel after viewing her.
Anderson was then featured on the cover of Playboy magazine in 1989, and he relocated to Los Angeles to seek a modeling career. Anderson began her television career as Lisa on Home Improvement before departing after two seasons to play C.J. Parker on Baywatch.
Pamela Anderson – Now
Anderson was a regular on Baywatch for five seasons, from 1992 to 1997. Her character, C.J., would linger on beyond the show’s history, reappearing in 2003’s Baywatch: Hawaiin Wedding and DirecTV’s 2007 ad campaign.
Anderson has also had a number of film appearances after her time on Baywatch. Anderson has been in Big Brother, Dancing with the Stars, and Dancing on Ice. Anderson has also been involved in a number of advocacy projects.
David Hasselhoff – Then
The Guinness World Record for the most viewed guy on television is presently held by David Hasselhoff, called “The Hoff.” His career began with a position on the serial series The Young and the Restless as Dr. “Snapper Foster.”
He lived there from 1975 till 1982. During this period, The Hoff also starred as Simon in the 1978 space opera Starcrash and began his music career. Hasselhoff rose to prominence as Michael Knight in the hit NBC sitcom Knight Rider from 1982 to 1986.
David Hasselhoff – Now
Hasselhoff played Mitch Buchannon on Baywatch throughout the whole run of the show, as well as the first season of Baywatch: Hawaii. The Hoff’s reputation has carried on as Mitch Buchannon and Michael Knight, and he has made countless self-parodic cameos in films such as The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.
In 2010, Comedy Central presented The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff, in which The Hoff’s friends and coworkers came to celebrate his success by mocking him.
Billy Warlock – Then
Billy Warlock, the son of a stuntman, had always wanted to be an actor. After graduating from high school, he landed his first Hollywood role. His father was able to secure a position for him as a stuntman on an episode of Mork & Mindy.
Garry Marshall, the episode’s producer, would eventually cast Warlock in the tenth season of Happy Days. Warlock featured in series such as Days of Our Lives, ABC Afterschool Special, and 21 Jump Street before landing the role of Eddie Kramer on Baywatch.
Billy Warlock – Now
Eddie Kramer, Billy Warlock’s Baywatch character, appeared in the first three seasons of the show as well as the 2003 reunion film Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.
Warlock wound up departing the series with more than just another notch on his acting record, as he was briefly engaged to his former co-star, Erika Eleniak. Warlock has most recently been in episodes of The Young and the Restless, Damages, As the World Turns, and One Life to Live.
Jaason Simmons – Then
Jaason Simmons was born and reared in Tasmania’s capital, Hobart. Simmons began his acting career at the age of 23 with a role in the Australian television series Paradise Beach. Simmons got the part of Logan Fowler on the fifth season of Baywatch a year later, in 1994.
Logan Fowler, like his real-life figure, was a new member of the Tasmanian lifeguard team. Fowler’s main problem was his arrogance, which prompted him to regularly clash with his coworkers and bosses.
Jaason Simmons – Now
Jaason Simmons left Baywatch in 1997 to work in London, where he appeared in a number of theater shows as well as independent films.
Simmons has acted in films such as The Devil’s Tattoo, Frankenstein & the Werewolf Reborn!, Bloody Mary, Mad Cowgirl, Friends of Dorothy, Sharknado, and, most recently, 2015’s 3-Headed Shark Attack since his time as Logan Fowler. Simmons came out as homosexual in 2008 and was featured in the March edition of New Idea alongside his fiancé, Irish actor John O’Callaghan.
José Solano – Then
Jose Solano enlisted in the Navy after graduating from high school in Englewood, California. When Solano was cast as Manny Gutierrez on Baywatch’s seventh season, he would become the show’s first Hispanic mainstay.
Manny’s persona was one of the Baywatch team’s younger members, but he had established his usefulness. Mitch Buchannon concluded that Gutierrez’s greater physical prowess outweighed his age and that he needed to bring him to the team.
José Solano- Now
Jose Solano was a regular on Baywatch until 1999. Jose Solano’s character, Manny Gutierrez, was in a wheelchair for most of his time on Baywatch due to a life-threatening injury.
Solano left Baywatch to work as both an actor and a production manager. In addition to Resurrection Blvd., he has appeared in the Spanish drama series Amor en custodia. Solano was named one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by YM magazine.
Krista Allen – Then
Krista Allen attended Austin Community College and majored in education before transferring to the University of Texas, where she earned her education degree.
After exploring a career in education, Allen decided to try her hand at acting and relocated to California. Allen first appeared on the scene in the 1994 television series Emmanuelle in Space. After four years on Days of Our Lives, she was cast as Jenna Avid on Baywatch.
Krista Allen – Now
Krista Allen joined the Baywatch cast in 2000 and lasted for one year. Allen has featured in episodes of The X-Files, Friends, Smallville, Charmed, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race since her tenure as lifeguard Jenna Avid.
Allen has been a television regular in recent years, making brief appearances on a variety of series with few recurring parts. Her most recent television appearance was in an episode of Significant Mother in 2015.
Marliece Andrada – Then
Marliece Andrada traveled to Los Angeles after graduating from California State University to pursue a career in acting. Maliece joined the Oakland Raiders cheerleading squad in 1995. She was just a “Raiderette” for one season.
Her first acting role was in 1996 when she appeared on HBO’s Arli$$. Andrada was first cast as an extra, but she swiftly won a speaking role. Andrada’s big break came in season 8 of Baywatch when she joined the cast.
Marliece Andrada – Now
Skylar Bergman was played by Marliece Andrada for a few episodes in season 8. This was enough to get her some much-deserved attention. In the March 1998 edition of Playboy, Andrada was even highlighted as the Playmate of the Month.
Andrada made an appearance in the 1999 action fantasy video game Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko as an abducted human in need of rescue by a gecko named Gex. Andrada had an uncredited part in Love Stinks the same year.
Shawn Weatherly – Then
Shawn Weatherly, who played lifeguard Jill Riley on Baywatch, won both the Miss USA and Miss Universe beauty pageants in 1980. Weatherly’s first acting role was as Billie Ann Baxley on The Dukes of Hazzard in 1983.
That same year, she was cast in The A-Team and Happy Days. Shawn Weatherly is most known for her depiction of Cadet Karen Adams in the 1986 comedy Police Academy 3: Back in Training, in addition to her appearance on Baywatch.
Shawn Weatherly – Now
Shawn Weatherly played Jill Riley, a skilled and experienced lifeguard, in Baywatch for only one season until her character was sadly slain by medical issues after a shark attack.
Shawn Weatherly is currently a mother of two children and the wife of Chip Harris, head of a biotech research firm. Weatherly returned to acting after a nine-year absence to play Carol Derricks in a 1999 episode of Chicago Hope. Weatherly most recently appeared in the 2014 horror-comedy picture Love in the Time of Monsters.
Mitzi Kapture – Then
Prior to her role as Alex Ryker on Baywatch, Mitzi Kapture appeared in a number of low-budget films, including House II: The Second Story and Private Road: No Trespassing.
Kapture also made a handful of cameos on MacGyver before breaking out as Sgt. Rita Lee Lance on the show Silk Stalkings. She held this position from 1991 to 1995. She later appeared in the television movies Perfect Crime and His Bodyguard before obtaining a position on Baywatch.
Mitzi Kapture – Now
Mitzi Kapture made her soap opera debut in 2002 as Anita Hodges, a series regular on The Young and the Restless. Kapture continued to act until the late 2000s, most recently in the 2006 television thriller Night of Terror.
God’s Ears, a critically praised indie film from 2008, was also on the list, in which she played a therapist working with autistic patients. Mitzi Kapture first appeared in an episode of the CBS comedy Rules of Engagement in 2010, and she most recently starred in The Executive in 2018.
Yasmine Bleeth – Then
Yasmine Bleeth began her career at the age of 12 when she acted in her debut film, Hey Babe! in 1980, and by the age of 16, she was working on the serial opera Ryan’s Hope.
She appeared for three years on another soap series, One Life to Live, in 1991. Bleeth featured in a 1993 episode of Herman’s Head before being cast as Caroline Holden on Baywatch. She was on Baywatch for 72 episodes and participated in the franchise’s TV movies in 1995 and 2003.
Yasmine Bleeth – Now
Bleeth’s most notable performance as Caroline Holden in Baywatch gained her a lot of popularity and notoriety, opening doors in television, cinema, and modeling. In addition to repeated appearances in FHM, Bleeth was named to People magazine’s list of the 50 Most Beautiful People in 1995.
Bleeth most recently appeared in the TV series Titans in 2000 and returned to the Baywatch franchise in the 2003 TV movie Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding. Bleeth made news in the early 2000s for substance addiction difficulties as well as legal troubles.
We all remember turning in every week to see the action and drama unfold on the iconic ’90s sitcom Baywatch. While the plots pulled us in, it was the big-name stars and actresses like David Hasselhoff, Carmen Electra, and Pamela Anderson that kept us watching. Several of our favorite former Baywatch lifeguards’ personal troubles and sobriety battles were made public on daytime talk programs and reality television series such as Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew and Confessions of a Teen Idol. You won’t want to miss out on finding out what the 20 best Baywatch lifeguards are doing now!