Nicole Eggert

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Nicole Eggert
Nicole Eggert at the Chiller Theatre Expo 2017.jpg
Eggert in October 2017
Nicole Elizabeth Eggert

(1972-01-13) January 13, 1972 (age 47)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1979–present
Justin Herwick
(m. 2000; div. 2002)
Children 2[1][2]

Nicole Elizabeth Eggert (born January 13, 1972) is an American actress. Her notable roles include Jamie Powell on the situation comedy Charles in Charge and Summer Quinn on the television series Baywatch. She guest starred in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! and Boy Meets World. She made several Christmas movies that premiered on Lifetime. Eggert was most recently a contestant on the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club[3] and came in second on ABC's celebrity diving show Splash.[4]

Early life

Eggert was born in Glendale, California. Her mother, Gina Duncan, is a British-born talent agent, and her father, Rolf Eggert, was a German-born canning company executive.[5][6] Eggert's quest for stardom started when her mother entered her in beauty contests. At age five, Eggert was Miss Universe in the petite division.[4] An agent saw her and offered her parents a role for her in a Johnson's Baby Shampoo commercial.[4]


In 1980, at age eight, Eggert landed a role in the movie Rich and Famous, opposite Jacqueline Bisset and Candice Bergen, playing Bergen's character's young daughter.

Also in 1980, Eggert provided the voice of Dennis's arch snobby rival Margaret Wade in Dennis the Menace in Mayday for Mother, which was the first animated adaptation in the Dennis the Menace trilogy.

Eggert had a recurring role on Who's the Boss? from 1985–1986 as Marci Ferguson, a friend of Samantha Micelli (Alyssa Milano). In January 1987, she starred on the situation comedy Charles in Charge as Jamie Powell. In 1989, she hosted the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards with Wil Wheaton.[7] That same year, she was the first guest star to appear on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!.[8] She starred as Alexa Adams in the TV movie adaptation of Danielle Steel's Secrets, released in 1992. She was featured as one of the many lifeguards on seasons 3 and 4 on the syndicated series Baywatch.[9] She appeared on the series from 1992 to 1994 and was originally supposed to be on a Baywatch spin-off (she returned to Baywatch for the reunion movie Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding (2003)).[4] She appeared on Married... with Children in episode "Enemies" (opposite of the series Friends) as Shannon (1996), intended to be a back-door pilot for a spin-off.

Eggert appears on the cover of the debut album Lemonade and Brownies of rock band Sugar Ray.

In 2004, Eggert played the role of Ginger in the first edition of the TBS network's The Real Gilligan's Island reality show.[10] She appeared on Scott Baio Is 45...and Single (featuring her Charles in Charge co-star) in 2007.

On September 23, 2009, VH1 announced Eggert's participation in the winter 2010 season of Celebrity Fit Club.[11]

In 2010, Eggert appeared on the Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff.[12]

Eggert at the Chiller Theatre Expo 2014

In 2013, Eggert was added to the cast of Splash, the celebrity diving show on ABC. In April, it was reported she was injured during the taping of an episode.[13] In the days following, she denied sustaining any serious injury.[14]

In 2014, Eggert began a new career as the owner-operator of an ice-cream truck, describing it as a "Family run business bringing a fun, unique, and innovative twist to the ice cream man."[15]

Personal life

Eggert was engaged to Canadian actor Corey Haim, with whom she starred in Blown Away (1992), The Double 0 Kid (1992) and Anything for Love (1993). Eggert is credited with helping to save Haim's life at least once by taking him to the hospital to detox during a 'narcotic rush',[16] although she has said: "I spent a lot of nights in emergency rooms with him. I don't think that I saved his life, I just think that I was there for him."[17] [18]

Eggert was married to actor Justin Herwick from 2000 to 2002.[citation needed] They have a daughter together, born in 1998.[citation needed]

She gave birth to her second daughter, Keegan, in July 2011.[19]

On April 21, 2015, she appeared on the television series Botched for a breast reduction.[20]

Eggert has accused her former Charles In Charge co-star Scott Baio of sexually harassing and sexually abusing her as a minor, beginning at age 14.[21][22][23] Baio has adamantly denied the claims.[21][22][23] Baio has said that they engaged in a one-time consensual sexual encounter when Eggert was 18, which Eggert initiated.[21][22][23] Eggert has said that she was 17, and that Baio initiated their encounter.[21][23]



Year Title Role Notes
1981 Rich and Famous Debbie, at 8-years old
1983 Hambone and Hillie Marci
1986 The Clan of the Cave Bear Middle Ayla
1986 Omega Syndrome Jessie Corbett
1989 Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects DeeDee
1990 The Haunting of Morella Morella / Lenora
1990 Grandpa Young woman
1992 The Double 0 Kid Melinda Direct-to-Video
1993 Just One of the Girls Marie Stark Direct-to-Video a.k.a Anything for Love
1995 The Demolitionist Alyssa Lloyd
1995 Secret Sins Melissa Anderson
1997 The Price of Kissing Annette
1997 Bartender Marcia
1997 Pink as the Day She Was Born Tiffany
1998 Siberia Kristy
1998 Triangle Square Julie
1999 Sleeping Beauties Sno Blo Band Short film
2000 Submerged Tiffany Stevens
2001 Thank You, Good Night Janine
2004 Decoys Detective Amanda Watts
2004 What Lies Above Diana Pennington
2006 Cattle Call Laurel Canyon
2006 Dead Lenny Sally Long Direct-to-DVD
2008 Loaded Allison Ryan
2009 Nicole Eggert Is Back in Baywatch Herself Direct-to-DVD
2014 The Dog Who Saved Easter Gabrielle (voice role)
2014 F.L.U.I.D. Herself Direct-to-DVD


Year Title Role Notes
1976 Miss Universe Pageant Herself (Contestant) crowned — Little Miss California Universe
1979 When Hell Was in Session Mary Beth Denton #2 Television Movie
1979 When She Was Bad... Robbie Morgan Television Movie
1981 Today's F.B.I. unknown role unknown episode
1981 Someday You'll Find Her, Charlie Brown Loretta (voice role) Television Movie
1981 Dennis the Menace in Mayday for Mother Margaret (voice role) Television short
1981–82 Fantasy Island Amy Watkins / Nancy Warner 2 episodes
— "Chorus Girl/Surrogate Father" (1981)
— "The Cast Against Mr. Roarke/Save Sherlock Homes" (1982)
1982–83 T.J. Hooker Chrissie Hooker recurring role (5 episodes)
— "The Protectors" (1982)
— "God Bless the Child" (1982)
— "Terror at the Academy" (1982)
— "Sweet Sixteen and Dead" (1983)
— "Payday Pirates" (1983)
1984 Rose Petal Place The Girl in the Garden Television short
1984–1990 CBS Schoolbreak Special Heidi 2 episodes
— "Dead Wrong: "The John Evans Story" (1984)
— "The Fourth Man" (1990)
1985 Rose Peta Place: Real Friends The Girl in the Garden Television Movie
1985 I Dream of Jeannie...Fifteen Years Later Melissa Television Movie
1985–86 Who's the Boss? Marci Ferguson recurring role (7 episodes)
— "Keeping Up with Marci" (1985)
— "Ad Man Micelli" (1985)
— "Junior Executive" (1986)
— "The Babysitter" (1986)
— "Daddy's Little Montague Girl" (1986)
— "The Hickey" (1986)
— "Wedding Bells?" (1986)
1985–89 The New Leave It to Beaver Charlene Maitland 2 episodes
— "Dear Pen Pall" (1985)
— "What If?" (1989)
1986 Annihilator Elyse Jeffries Television Movie
1987–1990 Charles in Charge Jamie Powell recurring role (104 episodes)
1989 1989 Kids' Choice Awards Herself (Host) Award ceremony
1991 What a Dummy unknown role Episode: "Bringing Up Baby"
1992 Secrets Alexa Adams Television Movie
1992 Home Fries Libby Kramer recurring role (6 episodes)
— "Trojan Horse"
— "Madonna and Child Reunion"
— "Marriage by the Book"
— "Fathers and Sons"
— "A Bench Too Far"
— "Sibling Revelry"
1992–94 Baywatch Summer Quinn series regular 3–4 (44 episodes)
1993 Blown Away Megan Television Movie
1993 Family Feud Herself (Contestant) Episode: "Baywatch Week"
1994 Heaven Help Us Natalie Episode: "The Temptress"
1995 Burke's Law Chelsea Rudd Episode: "Who Killed the Gadget Man?"
1995 Amanda & the Alien Amanda Patterson Television Movie
1996 Frequent Flyer Miriam Rawlings Television Movie
1996 Married with Children Shannon Episode: "Enemies"
1996 Clueless Summer Bonet Episode: "Kiss Me Kip"
1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family an unknown role (voice role) Episode: "Vuuck, as in Duck"
1997 The Big Easy Laurel Attery Episode: "A Streetcar with Desire"
1999 Boy Meets World Bridget Episode: "Pickett Fences"
2000 The Outer Limits Sarah Burnham Episode: "Revival"
2000 Murder Seen Zoey Drayden Television Movie
2000 Sexiest Bachelor in America Pageant Herself (Judge) Television Special
2001 Gilmore Girls Aubrey Episode: "Like Mother, Like Daughter"
2001 The Test Herself (Panelist) Episode: "The Matrimony Test"
2003 Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding Summer Quinn Television Movie
2003 Wall of Secrets Paige Emerson Television Movie
2003 Devil Winds Julia Merrow Television Movie
2006 Lightspeed Beth Television Movie
2006 Celebrity Paranormal Project Herself 7 episodes
2007 Holiday Switch Paula Ferguson Television Movie
2008 A Christmas Proposal Lisa Television Movie
2008 Past Lives Kim Furs Television Movie
2009 Phantom Racer Tammy Television Movie
2010 Turbulent Skies Samantha Woodard Television Movie
2010 Keeping Up with the Kardashians Herself Episode: "Blame It on the Alcohol"
2010 Celebrity Fit Club Herself (Contestant) series regular — Season 7 (5 episodes)
2010 Comedy Central Roast Herself Episode: "David Hasselhoff"
2011 Celebrity Ghost Stories Herself Episode: "Valerie Harper/Mindy Cohn/Mathew Gray/Nicole Eggert"
2013 Splash Herself (Contestant) 8 episodes
2014 Where's the Love? Paige Television Movie
2014 Heartbreakers unknown role Television Miniseries

— "Tainted Love"

2014 Tattoo Nightmares Herself Episode: "Baywatch Bimbo!"
2015 Oprah: Where Are They Now? Herself 2 episodes
— "Baywatch"
— "Brittany Maynard's Husband/Baywatch Stars/KC & the Sunshine Band"
2015 Botched Herself (Patient) Episode: "Boob-Watch"
2017 Battle of the Network Stars Herself (Contestant) Episode: "TV Lifeguards vs. Trouble Makers"

Awards and nominations

Association Year Category Nominated Work Result
Young Artist Awards 1983 Best Young Actress, Guest on a Series Fantasy Island Nominated
1987 Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress, Guest Starring in a Television, Comedy or Drama Series Who's the Boss? Nominated
1988 Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Television Comedy Series Charles in Charge Won
1989 Best Young Actress in a Family Syndicated Show Charles in Charge Nominated
1990 Best Young Actress in an Off-Primetime Family Series Charles in Charge Nominated
1993 Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series Baywatch Nominated
1994 Youth Actress Leading Role in a Television Series Baywatch Nominated


  1. ^ Aradillas, Elaine (March 8, 2010). "'I'm in the Best Shape of My Life' – Diet & Fitness, Nicole Eggert". People. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
  2. ^ "Nicole Eggert takes her children along as she preps herself at beauty salon ahead of Splash debut". Mail Online. February 13, 2013.
  3. ^ "Celebrity Fit Club".
  4. ^ a b c d "Seven Questions with Nicole Eggert of Splash; Episodic Reviews: Raising Hope - "Burt Mitzvah - The Musical" and "Mother's Day" Airing Tonight on Fox - News Blog".
  5. ^ "Shore Leave".
  6. ^ "Nicole Eggert Biography (1972-)".
  7. ^ "Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2007". Nickelodeon. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
  8. ^ Higgins, M. Trevor (April 28, 2006). "An animated childhood lives again on DVD". Chattanooga Times Free Press. Slaughter or Nicole Eggert stop by. But the cartoons? I shudder at how much I loved the Marios to sit through these cartoons. They're terrible, and I say that as a man who regularly rewatches "Transformers: The Movie."
  9. ^ Hart, Marion (June 9, 1995). "Nicole Eggert reflects on Baywatch". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
  10. ^ "Two casts compete on 'Real Gilligan's Island'". MSNBC. November 16, 2004. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
  11. ^ Shanahan, Mark; Goldstein, Meredith (January 21, 2010). "Scott Brown's remark about daughters raises eyebrows". Boston Globe. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
  12. ^ "Funny TV Shows & Comedy Television Series - Comedy Central". Comedy Central.
  13. ^ "Nicole Eggert Hospitalized: 'Splash' Dive Goes Badly Wrong for Actress". Christian Post.
  14. ^ "On the mend: Nicole Eggert steps out with her daughter as she denies being hospitalised after botched high dive". Daily Mail. London.
  15. ^ "'Come and get a scoop!' Baywatch's Nicole Eggert reveals her new career as an ice cream truck driver as she dishes out treats". Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  16. ^ McCabe, Joanne (2010-03-10). "Lost Boys star Corey Haim: 10 things you didn't know about Victoria Beckham's one-time beau". Metro. Retrieved 2010-03-19.
  17. ^ "Nicole Eggert Remembers Corey Haim: 'We Loved Each Other So Dearly'". Access Online. Retrieved 2018-01-22.
  18. ^ Menounos, Maria (2010-03-10). "Nicole Eggert Remembers Corey Haim: 'We Loved Each Other So Dearly'". NBC. Retrieved 2010-03-19.
  19. ^ "'Baywatch' Star Nicole Eggert Welcomes Baby Girl". Us Weekly. Retrieved February 23, 2018.
  20. ^ "Nicole Eggert Explains 'Botched' Breast Reduction". Access Hollywood. April 21, 2015.
  21. ^ a b c d Rosenblatt, Kalhan (January 30, 2018). "'Charles in Charge' actress Nicole Eggert says she hid Scott Baio abuse claims to protect show". NBC News. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  22. ^ a b c Rao, Sonia (January 31, 2018). "Scott Baio denies former castmate Nicole Eggert's accusations of sexual misconduct". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  23. ^ a b c d "Nicole Eggert Reasserts Scott Baio Sexual Abuse Claim". Time. Associated Press. February 1, 2018. Retrieved February 4, 2018.

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