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Marliece Rachelle Andrada (Born August 22, 1972) is a model and actress who made several appearances in Baywatch.

Prior to starting her acting career, she graduated from Manteca High School in 1990, obtained a Bachelor's degree in political science from California State University, Stanislaus in 1995, and performed as one of the Oakland Raiders' cheerleaders called the Raiderettes in the National Football League for the 1995-1996 season. Before graduating from college, Marliece was operations supervisor at Union Safe Deposit Bank before Bank of the West purchased it. During her days as a Raiderette, she worked as an administrative manager. Her acting career then began in the Arli$$ episode Timing is Everything where she played the role of a Catalina Tropic Babe.

She later competed as a contestant on the popular TV game show Wheel of Fortune in November 1996, where she revealed she has seven brothers and sisters. She went on to land two uncredited roles in Home Improvement; firstly as a background member of the audience in the episode Burnin' Love and then as Helga in the episode Totally Tool Time. She also made uncredited appearances as a waitress in the 1996 sports film Jerry Maguire, and as a Flower Girl in the 1997 superhero film Batman & Robin.

Marliece first appeared on Baywatch as an uncredited extra. Some of her roles included Contestant #26 of the Miss Malibu Beach Bikini Contest in the episode The Contest, one of the background beach girls in the episodes Beach Blast, Bachelor of the Month, and Talk Show, and one of the bike race spectators in the episode Trial by Fire. Her first big role in the series was guest starring as Mellisande in the Season 7 episode Rendezvous, before going on to portray lifeguard Skylar "Sky" Bergman in four episodes of Season 8. In the same year she started portraying Sky, she appeared on the television tabloid show Hard Copy.

Marliece appeared as a guest on the short-lived Keenen Ivory Wayans Show in January 1998 and The Howard Stern Show alongside Traci Bingham in February 1998. She was also one of the bridesmaids for Traci Bingham's wedding in August 1998 in Ames, Iowa along with Angelica Bridges, Carmen Electra, and Gena Lee Nolin. Traci and her husband, Robb Vallier, divorced in January 2001.

Marliece later appeared uncredited in the 1999 romantic comedy Love Stinks, which starred Bill Bellamy and Tyra Banks. Prior to the film, Bill appeared as himself in the Baywatch episode Beach Blast, which also featured Jenny McCarthy.

She also made a live action appearance as beautiful T.T.D.U. (TV Terrorist Defense Unit) spy Agent Xtra in the video game Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko.

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

After her appearance on E!, Marliece quit her acting career and then attended law school at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. She passed the New York State Bar Exam in July 2008 and was then later admitted to the New York State Bar Association in 2010. However, as of November 2022, her law license has been suspended for failing to register under New York state law.

Characters portrayed by Marliece Andrada on the show[]

Other Baywatch Roles[]


Marliece Andrada - Arli$$ and Baywatch Bikini Comparison

Arli$$ and Baywatch Comparison

  • Like Kelly Packard, Marliece did numerous other roles in the series before being added to the main character cast. According to an interview with Playboy Magazine, she appeared as an extra in the series about twenty times, except her roles were uncredited.
    • In three of her uncredited appearances Batchelor of the Month, Talk Show and Beach Blast, she wore a bikini that was the same to one of the previous three she had worn during her acting debut in Arli$$.
  • She is the second actress to appear in the television series Home Improvement before being on Baywatch, the first being Pamela Anderson who played Tool Time girl Lisa for two seasons and one guest appearance.
Marliece Red Swimsuit Comparison

Marliece wearing the iconic Baywatch red swimsuit in the 1990s (left) and Marliece wearing the same swimsuit for a Peter Ross photoshoot in 2023 (right)

  • Marliece wore the iconic red swimsuit during a Peter Ross photoshoot in 2023.
  • Marliece said this when interviewed about her time on Baywatch: "I loved doing that show. That's what really started my career as an actress. You can't believe the publicity you get from doing it! Plus you get to travel all over the world. It was great."
    • She also said this when she was interviewed during her time of filming on the show: "It's great. We all get along and we're having such a fun time. It's a lot of hard work, 12 to 13 hour days, and getting used to the ocean and the cold, cold water. But I love it. I can't imagine doing anything else."
  • During the filming of a rescue scene, Marliece accidentally got hit in the face with a rescue can, resulting in over 20 stitches.

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