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Erika Elaniak

Erika Elaniak

Who is Erika Elaniak?

Erika Elaniak is a former model for ‘Playboy’ and an American-Canadian actress. Erika Elaniak is well-known for her roles in films such as ‘The Blob’ and ‘The Beverley Hillbillies,’ as well as the iconic TV show ‘Baywatch.’

Erika Elaniak- Birth, Parents, Siblings, & Education

Erika Eleniak was born in Glendale, California, on September 29, 1969. Her mother is of Estonian and German ethnicity, and her father is Ukrainian. Her parents had four daughters, the oldest of whom was Erika, and one boy.

She attended Robert Fulton Junior High and then Van Nuys High School, where she finished her education.

She’s been in the entertainment industry since 1982, and she’s also a Playboy Playmate because of her work with “Playboy” magazine.

Erika Elaniak- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend/ Girlfriend

Elaniak was engaged to her “Baywatch” love interest and co-star Billy Warlock, but that was the extent of her relationship with him.

She married Philip Goglia in 1998, however, the couple divorced after barely six months of marriage.

She began dating Roch Daigle, a major grip crew member while filming “Snowbound” in 2001; the two later married and relocated to Calgary, Alberta.

She suffered an ectopic pregnancy in 2005, which ended in a miscarriage. She fell pregnant again later, and this time she was able to deliver her baby without any issues.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Colour

Erika Eleniak has a raspy voice and a curvy, slim physique.

She is also 5ft6 inches tall and weighs 52 kilograms. Erika has golden blonde hair and emerald eyes.

Erika Elaniak- Professional Career

Erika Eleniak made her cinematic debut in 1988 in the sci-fi horror picture ‘The Blob.’ It was a remake of the same-named 1958 film.

Despite the film’s poor box office performance, it has developed a cult following over time. In July 1989, she debuted as a full-fledged model when she was featured in an edition of the ‘Playboy’ magazine.

Her TV career got off in the late 1980s with a recurring part on the sitcom ‘Charles in Charge.’

Erika Elaniak
Erika Elaniak photo Source: Press Informant

The sitcom followed Charles, a student at Copeland College in New Jersey, who was attending a fictional college.

The show lasted five seasons.

She received a lot of praise for her performance as one of the major characters in the action drama series ‘Baywatch.’

It was set on the beaches of Los Angeles, California, and focused on the adventures and personal lives of lifeguards.

In 1992, she played a pivotal role in Andrew Davis’ action thriller ‘Under Siege.’

The picture was a commercial success and was nominated for two Academy Awards. The critical response was overwhelmingly favorable.

In 1993, she starred in the comedy film “The Beverley Hillbillies.”

The story revolved around a poor hillbilly who becomes a billionaire after discovering crude oil by accident during a hunting misadventure.

Despite generally unfavorable reviews, the picture was a monetary success.

She had a leading part in the critically and commercially unsuccessful comedy film ‘Chasers’ in 1994.

She starred in the 1995 film ‘Girl in the Cadillac’ as the leading lady. In the same year, she appeared in the film ‘A Pyromaniac’s Love Story.’

She has a leading role in Gilbert Adler’s horror-comedy film ‘Bordello of Blood’ (1996).

Financially, the picture was a mediocre success. Despite the harsh critical reception, it went on to become a cult classic.

She starred in four films in 1998: “Captive,” “One Hot Summer Night,” “The Pandora Project,” and “Charades.”

She appeared in the films ‘Stealth Fighter,’ ‘Final Voyage,’ and ‘Aftershock: Earthquake in New York’ the following year.

In the year 2000, she starred in the sports drama film ‘The Opponent.’ It was her best solo performance of the year.

She portrayed a lady who takes up boxing as a form of self-defense after being abused by her partner on a regular basis.

She went on to star in films and television shows such as ‘Vegas, City of Dreams (2001), ‘He Sees You When You’re Sleeping (2002), ‘The Librarians’ (2003), ‘Dracula 3000’ (2004), ‘Imps’ (2009), and ‘Meant to Be’ (2010).

Her most recent film is ‘Boone: The Bounty Hunter,’ which was released in 2017.

Erika Elaniak- Social Media Status

She, like many other actresses, is engaged online through social media profiles.

She has roughly 18,000 Twitter followers, with whom she shares a lot of throwback images, as well as photos of herself and her child, and provides updates on some of her current life events.

She also has an Instagram account with over 20,000 followers, where she posts comparable photographs to those on Twitter as well as other photos that are only available on Instagram.

She also uses both accounts to advertise her blog, which she barely updates a few times a year – the most recent post was in June 2019.

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Quick Facts of Erika Elaniak 

  • Erika was born on 29 September 1969, in Glendale, California, USA, and is an actress and former model, probably best known for playing the character of Shauni McClain in the television series “Baywatch”.
  • She’s been active in the entertainment industry since 1982 and has also worked with “Playboy” magazine, making her a Playboy Playmate.
  • Around the same time, she was given a recurring role in “Charles in Charge”, continued to expand her reach, and rose to greater prominence when she was cast as one of the female leads in the TV series “Baywatch”.
  • In 2005, she had an ectopic pregnancy which resulted in a miscarriage.
  • Similar to numerous actresses, she is active online through accounts on social media.