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Alexandra Elizabeth Paul (Born July 29, 1963) is an actress, producer, health and wellness coach and former model who portrayed Stephanie Holden on Baywatch for five years, making her one of the most recurring characters. She later reprised her role, making a guest appearance in the episode The Eighth Seal of its spin-off Baywatch Nights and portrayed Judy Radin, a criminal made to resemble Stephanie in Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.

She also appeared as one of the interviewees in July 2001 in an episode about Baywatch in the The E! True Hollywood Story series.

She is also known for film roles such as Leigh Cabot in Christine, Becky in American Flyers, Connie Swail in Dragnet and Allison Buchanan in Demons from Her Past.

She was the first of three Baywatch actresses to compete on Jeopardy!. On November 8, 1994, she competed against Larry King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Despite finishing third, her charity, Heal the Bay, received $10,000.

Alexandra is now married to triathlon coach, actor and writer Ian Murray and has no children by choice. She published a Huffington Post article in 2010 entitled Married, Without Children.

She later reprised her role as Stephanie again, this time as an Astro-X rocket scientist and former lifeguard along with Gena Lee Nolin in the 2016 sci-fi comedy disaster film Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens which also starred David Hasselhoff.

Alexandra is also playing a role in an action comedy spy movie called The B Team along with other Baywatch cast members Jeremy Jackson, David Chokachi, Jaason Simmons, Michael Bergin, Kelly Packard and Gregory Alan Williams.

Characters portrayed by Alexandra Paul on the show[]


  • Alexandra said this about her time on Baywatch in an interview: "I loved doing Baywatch. It was so much fun!"
  • Alexandra co-starred with David Chokachi in the 2008 TV movie