Pamela Denise Anderson (born on July 1, 1967) in Ladysmith, Canada is an international television actress, model and producer. She is a woman who appeared on more magazine covers than any other woman.
Many commercials popularized by Anderson gave her a special recognition from Playboy magazine. When she played a lifeguard character in “Baywatch” the series became one of the most popular television shows of the time.
Pamela is a child of Barry who worked as repairman, and mother Carol Anderson who worked as a bartender. He changed his name to Anderson when he arrived in Canada as an immigrant. After her birth her parents, Barry and Carol Anderson, moved to the town of Comox with their daughter, who was still a baby. Later on her whole family moved to Vancouver.
She was first “discovered” at a British Columbia Lions Canadian Football League game. When her image was shown on the stadium screen, the crowd cheered her, and she was later brought down to the football field. Eventually, Pamela signed a commercial contract with Labatt’s beer to be the Blue Zone girl. Due to the recognition from these commercials, Pamela was approached by Playboy to do her first cover for the magazine.
After being on a first cover she was on almost every cover in the world. With so much popularity she had to leave her hometown and move to Los Angeles. Her acting carrier started first on “Home Improvement”, the ABC-TV sitcom. After two seasons when she landed a starring role as C.J. Parker on Baywatch, she left the show. She played the role between 1992 and 1998. Baywatch became one of the most popular television shows of the time, seen in 140 countries worldwide.
She starred in and produced her TV series V.I.P., which ran for four seasons until 2002. Pamela portrayed a woman who accidentally saves a celebrity and then is hired by a real bodyguard agency. The rest of the movies that she played in: Costa Rican Summer (2010), Superhero Movie(2008), Blonde and Blonder (2007), Scary Movie 3(2003), Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003), Scooby Doo(2002), Naked Souls (1996), Barb Wire(1996), Raw Justice (1994), Snapdragon (1993) and The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991).
She had also become the center of spotlight either for her flamboyant personal life or the many controversies she’d made. She was married to a musician Tommy Lee, and they have 2 sons Brandon and Dylan. In 1996, a pornographic video of Pamela and Tommy was stolen from their home. Both of them sued a website for stealing the video. Two years later Pamela filed for divorce after claiming she had been assaulted by Tommy.
In 2001, she started dating singer Kid Rock, but they broke up in the fall of 2003. Pamela eventually reunited with Tommy Lee. Pamela is an active participant in various organizations, and dedicates her time by taking part in religious practices with children from around the world.