Actress Erika Eleniak made her film debut in 1982, at the age of 12, in the movie E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial as the girl Elliott kissed in the classroom scene. When she was 18, she portrayed one of the victims of the Blob in the 1988 horror remake of the film The Blob. In 1989, she had a role appearing in the TV show Charles In Charge and appeared in Playboy magazine. But, she is most famous for starring on Baywatch as the female lead lifeguard Shauni McClain.