Donna D'Errico

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Model, Actress, Film Actor/Film Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress(1968–)
Donna D'Errico is an actress who shot to stardom as a lifeguard on TV's Baywatch.

Synopsis

Playboy named blond, blue-eyed Donna D’Errico its Playmate of the Month in September 1995. Shortly after, D'Errico joined the cast of the hit series Baywatch, where she stayed from 1996 to 1998. After Baywatch, D'Errico became a host of the game show BattleBots and also had the lead in the 1999 film Candyman: Day of the Dead. In the years since, D'Errico has continued to act in film and TV.

Early Life

Actress Donna D'Errico was born on March 30, 1968, in Dothan, Alabama. A self-described "nerd" during her school years, D'Errico enjoyed math and considered becoming an accountant. "I know this may come as a let down to some guys out there," D'Errico later wrote, "but ... I got straight A's through school, graduated at the top of my class, attended college, and excelled in math and science." D'Errico graduated from Pacelli High School in Columbus, Georgia, in 1986 and moved to California, where she began modeling. In 1993, she gave birth to her first child, a son named Rhyan.

Career Highlights

Playboy named the blond, blue-eyed model its Playmate of the Month in September 1995. In her interview with the magazine, she said that her ambition was to travel the world and "be financially comfortable while doing something I enjoy." Shortly after her centerfold spread, D'Errico joined the cast of the hit series Baywatch, which holds the Guinness World Record as the most-watched television series of all time. D'Errico played the role of lifeguard Donna Marco from 1996 to 1998.

After leaving Baywatch, D'Errico became a host of the game show BattleBots, in which teams of robot builders pitted their creations against one another. She also played the lead in the 1999 film Candyman: Day of the Dead. In the years since, D'Errico has continued to act in film and television, with cameo roles in movies such as Austin Powers: Goldmember and shows including Reno 911!

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