Traci Bingham - Biography
Traci Bingham (born January 13,
1968) is an American actress, model and television personality. She is
best-known for playing the role of Jordan Tate on the television series
Baywatch between 1996 and 1998.
Bingham was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to a librarian mother and an
aircraft technician father. Her mother is African American and her father
is of Cherokee Native American and Italian descent.
Bingham married Robb Vallier in 1998, but divorced in 2001. She is engaged
to banker John Yarbrough, and the pair recently bought a home in Beverly
Bingham began her career in minor acting roles. In 1991, she appeared in
the video for "Good Vibrations" by Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. Also,
in 1999, she appeared in the video for "I Really Like It" by Harlem World
featuring Mase and Kelly Price.
Aside from Baywatch, Bingham's appearances include the television series
D.R.E.A.M. Team and Beverly Hills 90210, and the film Demon Knight. She
also played minor roles in the popular American sitcoms The Fresh Prince
of Bel-Air and Married with Children.
In addition to her acting work, Bingham has posed for Playboy Magazine on
a number of occasions. In June 1998, she posed for a "Babes of Baywatch"
issue along with Donna D'Errico, Marliece Andrada, Pamela Anderson,
Yasmine Bleeth, Carmen Electra, Gena Lee Nolin, and Erika Eleniak.
Bingham appeared as a house-guest in the second season of the reality
series The Surreal Life in 2004. Her castmates included Ron Jeremy,
Vanilla Ice, Erik Estrada,Tammy Faye Bakker and Trishelle Cannatella.
In 2005, Bingham was hired as a spokesmodel by Empire Poker, an online
In 2006, Bingham appeared on United Kingdom's Celebrity Big Brother where
she made it to the final six contestants and was evicted on the final
night of the show. Bingham was on the receiving end of a highly publicized
attack from Pete Burns. She selected Families of SMA as the charity to
receive a donation from her participation in the show because her niece
had died from Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
In 2007, Bingham appeared on VH1's The Surreal Life: Fame Games and won
the $100,000 Goldenpalace.net Grand Prize.
In 2008, Bingham appeard on Fox Reality's Gimme My Reality Show! competing
with six other minor celebrities to get their own reality show.
Traci Bingham - Personal Quotes
"Sci-fi fans are eccentric. On
Baywatch, I got thousands of hot and heavy letters, but on Black
Scorpion, they ask technical questions and I have no idea"
"There's part of me that can be a total bitch. Then there's part of
me that can be so sweet and innocent"
"I can't live without my beauty products. I love to be in my
bathroom with my candles lit, morning, noon and night. I like taking
hot baths and hot showers, using my body scrubs and lotions."
Traci Bingham - Filmography
Black Widow (2010) .... Lynda
Forever Plaid (2008) (scenes deleted) .... The Usher
... aka Forever Plaid 20th Anniversary Special (USA: promotional
Hanging in Hedo (2008) .... Cashmere
"Celebrity Paranormal Project" (1 episode, 2006)
- Pearl's Story (2006) TV episode
"Reno 911!" .... New Williams - Deputy Verlot (1 episode, 2004)
- Department Investigation: Part 2 (2004) TV episode .... New
Williams - Deputy Verlot
"Girlfriends" .... Candy (1 episode, 2004)
- A Partnerless Partner (2004) TV episode .... Candy
"The Proud Family" .... Jasmine (1 episode, 2003)
- Smackmania 6: Mongo vs. Mama's Boy (2003) TV episode (voice) ....
"Rock Me, Baby" .... Kia (1 episode, 2003)
- A Pain in the Aspen (2003) TV episode .... Kia
More Mercy (2003) (V) .... Sandra Marshall
... aka Bad Bizness (USA: alternative title)
"BattleBots" (2000) TV series .... Feature Reporter (2001)
... aka Comedy Central's BattleBots (USA: alternative title)
"Rendez-View" .... Guest Host (1 episode, 2001)
- Blonde Ambition (2001) TV episode .... Guest Host
"Black Scorpion" .... Vapor (1 episode, 2001)
... aka Roger Corman Presents Black Scorpion (Canada: English title)
- Life's a Gas (2001) TV episode .... Vapor
"Strip Mall" (2000) TV series .... Dawna (unknown episodes, 2000)
"The Parkers" .... Angela (1 episode, 2000)
- Since I Lost My Baby (2000) TV episode .... Angela
"Malcolm & Eddie" .... Jane (1 episode, 2000)
- The Best Men (2000) TV episode .... Jane
The Private Public (2000) .... Laina Brookhart
"The Jamie Foxx Show" .... Donyel (1 episode, 1999)
- Joy Ride (1999) TV episode .... Donyel
"The Dream Team" (1999) TV series .... Victoria Carrera (unknown
D.R.E.A.M. Team (1999) (TV) .... Victoria Carrera
Foolish (1999) .... Simone
"Exploring the Fantasy" (1999) TV series .... Host
Beach Movie (1998) .... Stephanie
... aka Board Heads (Australia)
... aka Boardheads (USA: alternative title)
"Sin City Spectacular" (1 episode)
... aka Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular (USA: alternative
- Episode #1.15 (????) TV episode
"Baywatch" .... Jordan Tate (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
... aka Baywatch Hawaii (USA: new title)
- White Thunder at Glacier Bay: Part 2 (1998) TV episode .... Jordan
- White Thunder at Glacier Bay: Part 1 (1998) TV episode .... Jordan
- Bon Voyage (1998) TV episode .... Jordan Tate
- Diabolique (1998) TV episode .... Jordan Tate
- Quarantine (1998) TV episode .... Jordan Tate
"Head Over Heels" (1 episode, 1997)
- Vice Guy (1997) TV episode
"Married with Children" .... Lap Dancer (1 episode, 1996)
... aka Married... with Children (USA: promotional title)
- The Agony and the Extra C (1996) TV episode .... Lap Dancer
Exposed: TV's Lifeguard Babes (1996) (V) (as Traci A. Bingham) ....
"Dream On" .... Porno Actor 3 (1 episode, 1995)
- Am I Blue (1995) TV episode .... Porno Actor 3
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995) .... Party babe
... aka Demon Keeper
... aka Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight (USA: complete
"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" .... Santa Helper (1 episode, 1994)
- Reality Bites (1994) TV episode (uncredited) .... Santa Helper
Traci Bingham - Related Links
Wikipedia: Traci Bingham
YouTube: Traci Bingham