Pamela Denise Anderson born July 1, 1967 is a Canadian-American actress and model
She is best known for her glamour modeling work in
magazine and for her appearances on the television series
Anderson came to public prominence after being selected as the February 1990 Playmate of the Month for
She went on to make regular appearances on the magazine's cover, holding the record for the most
covers by any person.
She gained international recognition for her starring role as "C.J." Parker on the action drama series
(1992–1997), further cementing her status as a sex symbol.
Anderson has publicly supported various charitable causes, particularly animal rights, and has endorsed PETA activities.
She has also released two autobiographies and four novels.
Anderson suffered sexual abuse as a child, a fact she revealed publicly in 2014.
She said she was molested by a female babysitter from ages 6 to 10, raped by a 25-year-old man when she was age 12