Brande Roderick is an American model and actress. She is best known for her appearances in Baywatch, Playboy and star of 'Celebrity Apprentice' Season 2.
From 2000-01, Roderick starred as lifeguard, Leigh Dyer, in 22 episodes on the internationally renowned TV series Baywatch. In April 2000, she appeared in Playboy magazine as Playmate of the Month. In 2001, Roderick became the 2001 Playmate of the Year. In 2003, she starred in the Bollywood movie 'Out of Control', as the American wife of an Indian man who, on a visit to India, gets pressured by his family into marrying an Indian girl.
Other film credits include, Starsky & Hutch, Snoop Doggs 'Hood of Horror' and 'The Nanny Diaries'. In addition, she has guest-starred in, Joey, The Parkers, Just Shoot Me!, Fear Factor and Beverly Hills 90210.
Roderick is also a Girl of RPS for the USA Rock Paper Scissors League. In 2006, Roderick was one of six celebrity contestants on the CBS summer series, Gameshow Marathon in which she was the runner-up to Kathy Najimy. Roderick became very well known for her appearances as a contestant on Donald Trump's 'Celebrity Apprentice'. She appeared on the show's eighth season, the second edition of the Celebrity Apprentice, which aired in 2009 and the 13th season, which aired in 2013. Throughout the season, each celebrity raised money for a charity of his or her choice. In 2009, Roderick raised $166,450 for the California Police Youth Charities and in 2013 she raised $20,000 for 'Promises To Kids' charity. In 2010, Brande became a best selling author with the release of her book titled "Bounce, Don't Break". The book is Brande's guide to life, love and success. This book will have you well on your way to enjoying the same level of success as Brande herself.
2001 Playboy Playmate of the Year
The Celebrity Apprentice