Lifeguards!

by IversonRancher | created - 06 Jan 2016 | updated - 18 Oct 2016 | Public

Actors who have played Lifeguards and actors who in real life have actually worked as lifeguards.

1. Pamela Anderson

Actress | Barb Wire

Pamela Denise Anderson was born on July 1, 1967 in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada at 4:08 PST, to young newlywed parents who are still married. During her childhood, she moved to the city of Vancouver with her parents, Barry Anderson and Carol Anderson. She has a younger brother Gerry, born ...

2. David Hasselhoff

Actor | Baywatch

David Hasselhoff has become one of the most recognizable faces on television and throughout the world. Aside from starring in Knight Rider (1982) and Baywatch (1989), he is also an accomplished singer and popular recording artist.

David Michael Hasselhoff was born on July 17, 1952 in Baltimore, ...

3. Michael Newman

Actor | Baywatch Nights

Michael Newman was born in 1957. He is known for his work on Baywatch Nights (1995), Baywatch (1989) and Baywatch: White Thunder at Glacier Bay (1998). He is married to Sarah. They have two children.

Was the only real-life lifeguard on the TV series Baywatch

4. Alexandra Daddario

Actress | Baywatch

Alexandra Anna Daddario was born on March 16, 1986 in New York City, New York, to Christina, a lawyer, and Richard Daddario, a prosecutor. Her brother is actor Matthew Daddario, and her grandfather was congressman Emilio Daddario (Emilio Q. Daddario), of Connecticut. She has Italian, Irish, ...

5. Billy Warlock

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Billy Warlock was born on March 26, 1961 in Gardena, California, USA as William Alan Leming. He is known for his work on Days of Our Lives (1965), Society (1989) and Halloween II (1981). He has been married to Julie Pinson since August 26, 2006. He was previously married to Marcy Walker.

6. Zac Efron

Actor | High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Zachary David Alexander Efron was born October 18, 1987 in San Luis Obispo, California, to Starla Baskett, a secretary, and David Efron, an electrical engineer. He has a younger brother, Dylan. The surname "Efron", which is Hebrew and a Biblical place name, comes from Zac's Polish Jewish paternal ...

7. Dwayne Johnson

Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...

8. Kelly Rohrbach

Actress | Baywatch

Kelly Rohrbach is a Connecticut-born actress. After graduating from Georgetown University in 2012, where she was recruited to play Division One Women's Golf, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her passion for acting. Kelly majored in theater at Georgetown, as well as attending the London Academy of...

9. Erika Eleniak

Actress | Under Siege

Erika Maya Eleniak was born on September 29, 1969 in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale, California. She is the eldest daughter in a family of four girls and one boy. Erika began her acting career at the age of 10, starring in numerous productions for television, film, commercials and theater. Her ...

10. James Rekart

Actor | Rizzoli & Isles

James Rekart attended high school with Val Kilmer, graduating with classmate Mare Winningham.

He got an agent straight out of high school starting in the business by doing commercials.

He began studying the craft of acting extensively with famous top film acting coach Charles Conrad, in the Meisner ...

has worked as a certified Red Cross lifeguard

11. Jason Momoa

Actor | Justice League

Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Hawaiian descent and his mother, who is from Iowa, is of mostly German ancestry. Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa, by his ...

12. Richard Jaeckel

Actor | The Dirty Dozen

Stocky tough-guy character actor Richard Jaeckel was one of Hollywood's most prolific supporting stars. Born in Long Island, New York, on October 10, 1926, Jaeckel's family moved to Los Angeles when he was still in his teens. After graduation from Hollywood High School, Jaeckel was discovered by a ...

13. Lori Loughlin

Actress | Summerland

Lori Loughlin is an American actress who was born on July 28, 1964 in Queens, New York, USA. She was a junior lifeguard before becoming an actress. Lori began her career at the age of 12 as a print model. During her early teen years she appeared in television commercials and was frequently seen in ...

was a junior lifeguard

14. Carmen Electra

Actress | Scary Movie 4

Carmen Electra was born Tara Leigh Patrick on April 20, 1972 in Sharonville, Ohio, to Patricia Rose (Kincade), a singer, and Harry Stanley Patrick, an entertainer and guitarist. She is of mostly English, German, and Irish descent. She grew up near Cincinnati, Ohio and got her first boost when a ...

15. Maryse Mizanin

Actress | WWF SmackDown!

When the heads of the World Wresting Entertainment (WWE) industry began a search for the sport's next "Diva" in 2006, they did not know what they had in store for them. Scouring the United States with camera crews in tow, the WWE set out with the Diva Search competition. Out of 20,000 girls they ...

a position as a lifeguard at an aquatic park while in high school

16. Misha Collins

Actor | Supernatural

Misha Collins is an American actor best known for his role as the angel Castiel on the TV series Supernatural (2005). He has had recurring roles on ER and 24, and has guest-starred on NCIS, Nip/Tuck, NYPD Blue, CSI, CSI:NY, Monk and Charmed. On the big screen, Misha is most known for his role in a ...

Misha is a certified lifeguard and EMT

17. Rachel Skarsten

Actress | Reign

Rachel Alice Marie Skarsten was born April 23, 1985 in Toronto, to Mary Aileen (Self) and Dr. Stan Skarsten. She has a younger brother, Jonathan.

Rachel danced for the Royal Academy of Dance for twelve years, earning her Elementary Level with distinction in 1999. After an injury to her ankle, Rachel...

She is a qualified lifeguard

18. Rory McCann

Actor | Game of Thrones

Six foot six inches tall, with brown eyes and dark hair, Rory McCann from Glasgow began his working life at the top - as a painter on the Forth Bridge in Scotland. He came to notice in a television commercial for Scotts' Porridge Oats, in which he appeared as a scantily-clad hunk in a vest and kilt...

19. Jack Warden

Actor | 12 Angry Men

Jack Warden was born John Warden Lebzelter, Jr. on September 18, 1920 in Newark, New Jersey, to Laura M. (Costello) and John Warden Lebzelter. His father was of German and Irish descent, and his mother was of Irish ancestry. Raised in Louisville, Kentucky, at the age of seventeen, young Jack ...

worked as a lifeguard before signing up with the U.S. Navy

20. Bill Bixby

Actor | The Incredible Hulk

The son of a sales clerk and a department store owner, Bill Bixby was the sixth-generation Californian born as Wilfred Bailey Bixby, on January 22, 1934, in San Francisco, California. An only child growing up in the 1940s and 1950s, he attended schools in the same area, took ballroom dance lessons,...

was a lifeguard before finding success as an actor

21. Brande Roderick

Actress | Starsky & Hutch

Beautiful and talented Brande Roderick joined the internationally renowned hit series Baywatch (1989) in the starring role as lifeguard Leigh Dyer. Winning the role over hundreds of hopefuls, Brande convinced veteran writer/producer Frank South (Melrose Place (1992)) that she was the best person ...

22. Jaime Bergman

Actress | Gone in Sixty Seconds

Jaime Bergman was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 23, 1975. If people don't recognize Bergman as the 1999 St. Pauli Girl, representing St. Pauli beer, they are sure to recall that she was the January 1999 Playboy Playmate of the Month; the 45th Anniversary Playmate. Bergman, putting her ...

23. David Charvet

Actor | Melrose Place

David Charvet, who rose to international fame on the hit shows Baywatch (1989) and Melrose Place (1992), is now moving into the feature front, having completed production on starring roles in two films this year.

In the sports feature Green Flash (2008), Charvet plays "Cameron Day", a star ...

24. Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff

Actress | Baywatch

Internationally recognized actress, Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff is the recipient of Germany's Otto Award (in recognition of her status as one of Germany's favorite actresses). Pamela is among just a handful of actresses who have done two television series, concurrently. This multi-talented actress ...

25. Robert J. Wilke

Actor | The Magnificent Seven

Prolific American character actor of primarily villainous roles. The son of German parents, Cincinnati feed-store manager August Wilke and his wife Rose, Robert Joseph Wilke grew up in Cincinnati. He worked as a lifeguard at a Miami, Florida, hotel, where he made contacts in the film business. He ...

He worked as a lifeguard at a Miami, Florida, hotel, where he made contacts in the film business.

26. Jack Kelly

Actor | Forbidden Planet

Jack Kelly started acting at age two, modeling in soap ads and garnering a lifetime supply of soap for his pay. Jack continued to model until the age of nine when he appeared in his first play with Hope Emerson called "Swing Your Lady". Broadway shows and radio followed until his family moved to ...

He worked as a shoe salesman, gas station attendant, lifeguard, grocery delivery boy, and mens clothing salesman.

27. Jeremy Slate

Actor | True Grit

Born by the Atlantic Ocean, Jeremy Slate also had a Pacific Ocean view when he lived in Malibu, California. In between oceans he has traveled the world.

He attended a military academy, joined the US Navy at 16 and was barely 18 when his destroyer joined the invasion of Normandy on D-Day (June 6, ...

adventures as a lifeguard, a swimming instructor, the first person to swim across the Long Island Sound after the war

28. Marliece Andrada

Actress | Baywatch

Marliece Andrada was raised in Manteca, California. She moved to Los Angeles when she graduated from California State University to give acting a try. Marliece was hired as a "Raiderette" during the 1995-1996 season. She was chosen as the most "Photogenic Cheerleader." During her time as a "...

29. Gordon Scott

Actor | Tarzan's Greatest Adventure

Physical Education major Gordon Weschkul left the University of Oregon after one term. He became an infantry drill instructor (rifle, pistol and bayonet; judo and hand-to-hand combat; close order drill), then a military policeman. After his honorable discharge in 1947, he was a fireman, cowboy, and...

In 1953, a Las Vegas lifeguard, he was spotted by a pair of Hollywood agents

30. Ingrid Walters

Actress | Amistad

Born and raised in Southern California, Ingrid Walters is an accomplished actor in the realms of TV, film, commercials, and stage. She recently completed the made-for-television film Reluctant Nanny , and is getting ready to return to the stage in the West Coast production of Supernatural at the ...

ten-year LA County Ocean Lifeguard

31. Elke Jeinsen

Actress | Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV

Luscious and lissome blonde knockout, Elke Erika Weintraub Jeinsen, was born on July 25, 1966 in Stockholm, Sweden. Her family moved to Hannover, Germany when Elke was just one-year-old. She grew up with her brother, Thomas, in Hannover. In 1986, Jeinsen placed second in the Miss Germany contest ...

32. Gregory J. Bonann

Producer | Baywatch Nights

Gregory J. Bonann (born June 28, 1952) is an American lifeguard, television producer, director, writer, and show-runner. He is best known for co-creating the internationally syndicated television series, "Baywatch", which ran for eleven seasons, and was listed in the 2001 Guinness Book of World ...

lifeguard, television producer, director, writer, and show-runner. He is best known for co-creating the internationally syndicated television series, "Baywatch".

33. Eddie Aikau

Self | Five Summer Stories

Champion surfer and lifeguard Edward Ryan Makuahanai Aikau was born on May 4, 1946 in Maui, Hawaii. The son of Solomon and Henrietta Aikau, Eddie was the third in a family of six children. Aikau grew up in Lahaina and attended St. Anthony School in Kailua. Eddie began surfing at age eleven and ...

Champion surfer and lifeguard. In 1968 became the first lifeguard to be hired by the City & County of Honolulu to work on the North Shore. Well known for his exceptional courage and selfless nature as well as for the fact that no one ever drowned at sea on his watch, Aikau was named Lifeguard of the Year in 1971.

34. Alexandra Paul

Actress | Christine

Alexandra Paul was modeling when she decided to forego college at Stanford University and pursue acting. With lead roles in 75 feature films and television programs, she can also be seen in the award-winning documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006).

Internationally recognized for her 5-year ...

35. Yasmine Bleeth

Actress | BASEketball

Yasmine Bleeth was born on June 14, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA as Yasmine Amanda Bleeth. She is an actress, known for BASEketball (1998), Heaven or Vegas (1998) and Nash Bridges (1996). She has been married to Paul Cerrito since August 25, 2002.

36. Parker Stevenson

Actor | Greenhouse Academy

When Parker Stevenson was five years old his mother, who acted in numerous television commercials, took him to a filming session. This resulted in two small television appearances. However, Parker's father, an investment advisor, looked askance at the whole business, and although Parker appeared in...

37. Jason Simmons

Actor | Sharknado

Jason was first introduced to worldwide audiences as Logan Fowler in the hit TV series Baywatch, a Show viewed by a billion people across 142 countries. After 3 years on the show he walked away from Hollywood, and returned to stage school to study theatre, to complete his training with renowned ...

38. Michael Bergin

Actor | The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy

Michael Bergin, also known as "Jack 'J.D.' Darius" on the internationally renowned hit series Baywatch (1989), returns this year for his third season. An actor and model, Bergin has been featured in magazines and on billboards around the world. Growing up in the small town of Naugatuck, Connecticut...



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