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'Pamela, A Love Story': Five Pamela Anderson movies and shows to watch before Netflix documentary

Pamela Anderson's documentary 'A Love Story' premieres on Netflix on January 31
Pamela Anderson in 'Baywatch', 'V.I.P' and 'Barb Wire' (IMDB)
Pamela Anderson in 'Baywatch', 'V.I.P' and 'Barb Wire' (IMDB)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Pamela Anderson is one of the most popular celebrities on the planet. Always  surrounded by paparazzi, she is often referred to lovingly as "Pam." She achieved international stardom in February 1990, when she posed as the Playmate of the Month for Playboy Magazine.

One of the most desirable women on the planet, Pam is most known for her performances in the hit TV shows 'Baywatch' and 'VIP', but she has also appeared in a number of other films. No wonder Pam has a huge fan base around the world. After a brief hiatus from acting to focus on her humanitarian endeavors, she made a comeback in 2017's 'Baywatch'. Before her Netflix documentary 'Pamela, A Love Story' drops on January 31, let's take a look at the top Pamela Anderson motion pictures and television shows.


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1. Baywatch

Pamela Anderson with her co stars in 'Baywatch' (IMDB)
Pamela Anderson with her co-stars in 'Baywatch' (IMDB)

The most well-known TV show Pamela Anderson has appeared in is 'Baywatch'. Pamela was one of the series' longest-running characters, playing the integral character of CJ Parker. When the executive producer gave her the position, she accepted it right away. The posters with Pam on them became a phenomenon, and her red costume became iconic. To date, her most notable performance has been as CJ Parker.

2. Raw Justice

Pamela Anderson in 'Raw Justice' (IMDB)
Pamela Anderson in 'Raw Justice' (IMDB)

'Raw Justice', directed by David A Prior, had become one of the opulent thrillers of the 1990s. In this 1994 action thriller, Pamela plays Sarah, a prostitute. It was mind-boggling how she won over the murderer who is pursuing her and Mace (played by David Keith). Pamela Anderson became a teen icon thanks to its commercial success.

3. V.I.P

Pamela Anderson and her co stars in 'V.I.P' (IMDB)
Pamela Anderson and her co stars in 'V.I.P' (IMDB)

Vallery Irons is portrayed by Pamela Anderson in the television series 'VIP'. Vallery Irons is employed by a hot dog vendor. After accidentally saving a celebrity's life, she gets employed by the V.I.P. bodyguard company. She defeats the enemies in the series despite her lack of investigative abilities. Her comic timing and hotness factor won her character wonderful reviews. Released by Sony Pictures, this action-comedy TV series later expanded into video games.

4. Snapdragon

Pamela Anderson in 'Snapdragon' (IMDB)
Pamela Anderson in 'Snapdragon' (IMDB)

Pamela Anderson's first acting role after finding popularity as a Playboy playmate was in 'Snapdragon'. She also made her big-screen debut with it. In this 1993 crime drama directed by Worth Keeter, Pam plays Felicity. In order to uncover the mystery surrounding a prostitute who killed her boyfriends while having sex, Sergeant Peckham just transferred from the vice squad to homicide. She asks her lover David Stratton, a police psychologist, for help. However, David gradually develops feelings for the guilty Felicity.

5. Barb Wire

Pamela Anderson in 'Barb Wire' (IMDB)
Pamela Anderson in 'Barb Wire' (IMDB)

'Barb Wire' is a science-fiction drama directed by David Hogan based on a comic book series of the same name. Barb, the owner of the Hammerhead nightclub, is portrayed by Pamela in the lead. When the club is raided by the chief of the police, Wilis (played by Xander Berkeley) who targets the fugitive Devonshire (Victoria Rowell), the latter’s husband Alex Hood re-enters Barb’s life and complicates things up. Even though the movie didn't quite sit well with the critics, it ended up becoming a cult movie of Pam!