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Gena Lee Nolin 
 
Baywatch: 6th through 8th Seasons (1995-1996 through 1997-1998)
Occupation: Actor; Model
Current Projects: The Great American Spelling Bee (TV Mini Series Special/2004)
-elimiDATE (as Host/2004)  
Birth Name: Gena Lee Nolin
Birthdate: November 29, 1971
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota
Current Residence: Hollywood Hills, California
Marital Status: Married to Cale Hulse, professional hockey player for the Phoenix Coyotes, (married September 3, 2004-Present)/Annulled from video producer Greg Fahlman (married November 1993-2001)/Divorced From David Feiler (Married & Split in 1991/Married 1 month, 1 day) 
Hair/Eyes: Blonde/Blue
Height/weight: 5 feet, 9 1/2 inches tall/124 pounds
Heritage: American/Decent N/A
Education: College/Santa Monica College/Interior Design
Parents: Mother has a Yoga studio and practices it as she is flexible and agile/Father N/A
Children: 1 Son, Spencer Michael Gregory (Tuesday, June 3, 1997/8 Lbs) from marriage to Greg Fahlman.
Siblings: N/A
Showbusiness start: As a showcase model for the super popular daytime gameshow, The Price Is Right (Come on Down!)   
Hobbies/Interests: Collecting fridge magnets from around the world; Exercise; Health; Hiking; Swimming; Yoga 
 

Gena Lee Nolin was born in Duluth, Minnestota. She grew up on her family's farm and as a tomboy. Her diet was that of fatty foods. As an athletic child, she enjoyed skating, basketball, playing volleyball and softball. She went up for every team in school. When Gena was a little girl, she used to have a little blanket that she would play with as she sucked her thumb.
 
Gena had her share of problems with jealous girls in High School. Once, she got into a fist fight when a girl accused her of stealing her boyfriend even though she had never met him! The girl got so jealous, that she came at Gena and started throwing punches. Defending herself, Gena swung and knocked her out cold. The girl was unconscious. Neely's family moved to Las Vegas while she was a senior in high School. Friends kept suggesting that she enter the Miss Las Vegas contest. She took the advice and won the title!
 
She gained the attention of several Modeling Agencies, winning the Ford Agency and Elite Agency regional Look of the Year contest and the Miss Barbizon USA national title.
 
Gena had breast enhancement surgery in 1993. She went from an "A" to a "B" cup. She did it because of her height and thought that it would give her better proportions. Gena has stated that she didn't do it to get parts or win beauty shows. She had no ambition to do anything like that. She met her future husband Greg Fahlman who is a video producer, while passing out flyers.
 
In 1994, Gena saw an ad in the paper for a popular long running game show, The Price is Right. In the cattle call audition, she beat out 1,200 other women to become one of the game show's showcase models. For Gena, this was the perfect job. They worked three days a week, filming two shows a day with the ten-day break every two weeks. It allowed her time to continue with her studies and auditions. In that same year, she appeared on the CBS daytime soap, The Young and the Restless. Gena played a young model named Sandy.
 
Her credits include the special, The 50th Anniversary of the Bikini/USA NETWORK/1996. Gena also hosted The Gena Lee Nolin Party Games on America Online. Gena has appeared on national commercials for Home Depot, Starburst and Hyundai and acted as a spokesperson for Sassoon jeans and Clothestime.
 
Gena went on an audition for Baywatch. She read for the producers and had to swim. She hadn't had swimming lessons since she was a child, but she did fine. When she had to read again for them, David Hasselhoff held up a message. It said that she got the part! Not believing it, she kept on reading. It didn't hit her until later that she actually got the part. She was a perfect overwhelming success in the role of the scheming and deceitful Neely Capshaw. Gena had replaced actress Heather Campbell, who had originated the role in the 5th season episode Wet 'N' Wild.
 
Gena had an unplanned pregnacy during the filming of the show's 7th season. During her hiatus from the show, Gena gave birth to a baby boy, Spencer Michael Fahlman on Tuesday, June 3, 1997. He weighed 8 pounds. After the birth, Gena didn't waste any time getting back into shape.
 
She later took her baby to the Producer's office and David Hasselhoff freaked! They all liked the idea of her being a mother and decided that Neely should be one as well. Her story line was changed in a matter of seconds. Just like that! She was told that there was no hurry to get back to work. This gave Gena a chance to spend needed time with her baby. Gena inherited Pamela Anderson's costly, top of the line trailer, which had plenty of room for the baby and baby stuff, but she did not inherit Pamela's salary.
 
Gena was featured on the 1997 November/December cover of Maxim magazine. During her pregnacy, Gena was on the Fall 1997/Special issue cover of Shape Pregnacy magazine. As well as the 1997 November/December cover of Porthole travel magazine with the Baywatch cast.
 
Gena decided not to return to Baywatch for its 9th season. Instead, she had decided to move on and pursue other projects offered including the series, Sheena. Before making the decision not to return, she was grateful that she was one of the actresses not given the "pink slip" to restructure the show. 
 
Gena and husband Greg Fahlman ended their marriage in 2001. Having been married to Greg for 8 years and being with him for 10, Gena stated that she didn't know how to date anymore. She did want a new love in her life, but not at that time. The two were not living together, but remained friends. Over the years, she and Greg became more like business partners than as a married couple and it took its toll. They both realized that they were better off being friends than pretending to be a romantic married couple. Gena stated that there were no affairs or anything else that caused the break up. They made a very peaceful decision and were ready to say goodbye. Greg agreed and added that that they were separated and it was a sad situation, but life goes on.

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CREDIT: PHOTO TAKEN FROM THE SHOW'S OWN OFFICIAL BAYWATCH SITE.
 
 
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ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS [FULL LIST]
-Won the Miss Las Vegas title.
-Won the Ford Agency and Elite Agency regional Look of the Year contest.
-Won the Miss Barbizon USA national title.
 
FACTS [FULL LIST]
-Grew up as a tomboy.
-Collects fridge magnets from around the world.
-Married to first husband, David Feiler in 1991. The union lasted for just over 1 month.
-Worked as a showcase model for the popular daytime TV game show, The Price Is Right.
-Her mother owns a Yoga studio. Gena practices Yoga as a part of her regular workout.
-Had breast implant surgery in 1993 to give herself better proportions.
-Met her second husband Greg Fahlman, a video producer while passing out flyers.
-Gena and Greg Fahlman has 1 child fromt their union-1 son, Spencer Michael Gregory, born on June 3, 1997, weighing in at 8 Lbs.
-Gena and Greg Fahlman ended their marriage in 2001. Having been married to Greg for 8 years and being with him for 10. The two were not living together, but remained friends. Gena stated that there were no affairs or anything else that caused the break up. They made a very peaceful decision and were ready to say goodbye. 
-Met third husband Cale Hulse, a professional hockey player for the Phoenix Coyotes on a blind date. They went to Starbucks for coffee. They married at the Royal Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona where they gave Starbucks giftcards to their wedding guests to symbolize where the union began.
 
CHARITIES
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While show Sheena was into filming its second season, Gena, who had been constantly asked to pose for Playboy magazine and kept turning them down, decided to accept. She stated that she actually wanted to do it this time. Promos for the magazine were actually added to the Sheena ads.
 
Sheena was in production for two seasons. On the last day, she was given a huge, framed photo of herself as Sheena. The expensive frame had a unique feature. The knife that was used on the show seemed permanently attached to the bottom part of the frame, but could detach from its holder. 
 
Gena was one of the accepting actors for the Baywatch reunion movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding/FOX which aired in February 2003. She was included on the fabulous big fold out FHM March 2003 cover and photoshoot with the 8 other Baywatch women who also appeared in the movie.
 
Gena met Cale Hulse, a professional hockey player for the Phoenix Coyotes on a blind date, where they went to Starbucks for coffee. Love blossomed and the couple married on September 3, 2004 at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. The coupe gave Starbucks giftcards to all their wedding guests to symbolize where their union began.
 
Gena's most current projects are The great American Spelling Bee/TV Mini-Series Special and as host for ElimiDATE (2004). 

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