Real Name: Erika Maya Eleniak
Was Born: September 29, 1969. Glendale, California
Bio: Erika Maya Eleniak is an American
Playboy Playmate and actress, perhaps best known for her role in Baywatch as
Shauni McClain. Eleniak went on to have several small roles in television. She
played Stephanie Curtis, Scott Baio's on-screen girlfriend in Charles in Charge
(and was also his off-screen girlfriend), and Jamie Coburn in Broken Angel.
In 1989 Eleniak decided that appearing in Playboy would help boost her career,
and Ferguson put her in contact with a Playboy photographer. Playboy featured
her on two covers and later as the centerfold in the July 1989 issue. After
an audition and three call backs, Eleniak won a role in Baywatch as Shauni McClain.
She was the lead female character for three seasons until Pamela Anderson replaced
her in 1992. While working on the series, Eleniak became romantically involved
with Billy Warlock, who played Eddie Kramer, her character's boyfriend...