Erika Eleniak was a Playboy Bunny model before she became the bouncy, bleach blonde in a red spandex, one piece, bathing suit that America came to know as Shauny McClain on that 90’s, sandy nightmare, Baywatch.
After running the beach for three years, Erika starred in a bunch of really forgettable 90’s movies, including: The Pandora Project, Final Voyage, and Snowbound, among others. She did also had topless scenes in several key movies like Under Siege, Chasers and The Opponent.
We still remember her bursting out of a birthday cake in Under Siege and showing off her boobs. If there was ever a pause and rewind moment, this was it. Oh, here’s a 20 year old Erika Eleniak in Full House.
During the spotlight of a regular TV series, Eleniak had developed a laxative dependency that she was hospitalized for. After the series ended, she started putting on weight and struggled with it until she was booked on Celebrity Fit Club in 2006 where Erika lost thirty pounds during filming. And here she is at her peak in Baywatch: