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Erika Eleniak
 
Baywatch: Primere Movie "Baywatch: Panic At Malibu Pier" (1989); 1st Season (1989-1990) to 2nd Season (1991-1992) 
Occupation: Actor; Model
Current Projects: Caught in the Headlights (Movie/2004); Dracula 3000 (Movie/2004); Fatal Lessons: The Good Teacher (TV Movie/2004); Brilliant (Movie/2004)
Birth Name: Erika Eleniak
Birthdate: September 29, 1969
Birthplace: Glendale, California (Glendale Hospital)
Current Residence: Calgary, Canada
Marital Status: Divorced/from Philip Goglia (married May 22, 1998)
Hair/Eyes: Blonde/Green
Height/weight: 5 feet, 6 inches Tall/115 Pounds
Heritage: American/Ukrainian decent from father's side/Estonian & German decent from mother's side.
Education: High School/Certified Personal Trainer
Parents: Mother Estonian & German decent/Father, Ukranian decent (born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada/Moved to USA before Erika was born)
Children: None
Siblings: 3 younger sisters; 1 younger brother
Showbusiness start: Modeled children's clothing Starwars Underoos for TV commercials.   
Hobbies/Interests: Arts/Crafts, Boxing, Horseback Riding, Motorcycling (Harley), Mountains (Mountain Climbing), Outdoor Life, Sword Fighting, Target Practice (Indoor), Traveling, Weight Training  
Pets: 2, Asta (Shinky) and Chopper "Little Man"
 
 
Erika Eleniak was born in Glendale, California. During the 1960s, her father had moved from Canada to Hollywood in hope of becoming an actor. It was there where he had married and quickly divorced Erika's mother. Erika, the eldest of five children-four girls and one boy. Erika's father can be credited with introducing her to her career. his then girlfriend got her a part to model children's clothing for TV commercials. She moved on to other products in her teens including hair products and motorcycles.
 
Her first part although uncredited, was as a young child in the hit E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial. High school years saw her dependant on drugs and alcohol. A young man named Steve became her mentor and helped her through drug treatment. He was physically challenged, but charming and she was attracted to him. However Steve's father and Erika's mother dated and wed. Erika had contemplated marrying Steve, but never did.
 
She landed several small TV roles. She landed a role on the TV sitcom, Charles in Charge, where she met Scott Biao. The two dated. She posed for her first issue of Playboy magazine in 1989 to help boost her career. she appeared in the July 1989 issue. She landed the part as Shauni McClain in the TV movie Baywatch: Panic at Malibu Pier. The movie did very well and moved on to do the series. During the time on the set, she met Billy Warlock. Both were romantically involved with others at the time, but they fell in love on the set and started dating. They got engaged. But Billy had a jealous nature and admitted in an interview, "I can't bear anyone else to see her body." Because of this, she left the show after two seasons. He too was leaving.
 
She made movies Under Siege, The Beverly Hillbillies and Chasers. She met actor William McNamera on the set of Chasers and the two became romantically involved. They became engaged, but never married. Other movies included, Girl in the Cadillac.

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CREDIT: PHOTO TAKEN FROM THE SHOW'S OFFICIAL BAYWATCH SITE.
 
 
OFFICIAL FAN WEBSITE
You can visit Erika Eleniak's official site to learn more about the actress. Take a look around. Go to:
 
ALSO CREDITED AS
-Erica Eleniak
-Erika Eleniak-Goglia
 
ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS[FULL LIST]
-Certified Personal Trainer
 
FACTS [FULL LIST]
-Is a T-shirt and blue jeans girl.
-Favorite colors are teal green and jade green.
-Favorite author is James Patterson.
-Tries to read a book each week.
-Started acting a age 10.
-Is a certified Personal Trainer.
-Has worked in childcare.
-Has written a children's book and has hopes of getting it published.
-Dated and was engaged to former Baywatch actor Billy Warlock.
-Dated actor Scott Baio.
-Dated and was engaged to actor William McNamera
-Fell in love with the mountains and rivers of Calgary, a province of Alberta, Canada while on location filming the movie Snowbound so much that she purchased a home there. It's her current home.
-Measurements are 34C-24-32. 
 
CHARITIES [FULL LIST]
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