American television and film actress who appeared in Baywatch, The Young and the Restless, and Route 66.
She was born Pamela Ann Weissenbach in Tulsa, Oklahoma. One of her first acting roles was in the 1985 film Appointment with Fear.
She enjoyed a greater degree of fame in Europe than in the United States. She won a Teens' Choice Award from the German magazine Bravo, and also competed in the UK reality show Celebrity Big Brother.
Her ex-husband, David Hasselhoff, became famous for his roles in Knight Rider and Baywatch.