Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian-American actress, model, and television personality. She is best 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 prominence after being selected as the February 1990 Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine. She went on to frequent appearances on the magazine's cover, holding the record of the most Playboy covers by any person. Anderson became known to a wider audience in 1991, appearing as Lisa on the award-winning ABC comedy series Home Improvement for its first two seasons. The following year, she received international recognition for her starring role as C. J. Parker on the action-drama series Baywatch, further cementing her status as a sex symbol. From 1998 to 2002, Anderson played the role of Vallery Irons on the action-comedy series V.I.P. Anderson has appeared in films, including Raw Justice (1994), Barb Wire (1996), Scary Movie 3 (2003), and Blonde and Blonder (2008). In 2006, she was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame and played the role of Skyler Dayton in the Fox sitcom Stacked. Anderson has also appeared on reality television shows, such as Pam: Girl on the Loose! (2008), Dancing with the Stars (2010–2012), VIP Brother (2012), Dancing on Ice (2013), and Danse avec les stars (2018).
Anderson has also endorsed PETA activities and released four autobiography books and two novels.