Brande Nicole Roderick (born June 13, 1974 in Novato, California,) is an American model and actress. She is perhaps best known for her appearances in Baywatch and Playboy.From 1998 to 1999, Roderick appeared in four erotic movies. In 2000, Roderick starred as “Leigh Dyer” in Baywatch. In April 2000, she appeared in Playboy magazine as Playmate of the Month. Brande was one of Hef’s girlfriends. In 2001, Roderick became the Playmate of the Year, the first Baywatch cast member to be so honored. In 2003, she starred in the Bollywood movie Out of Control as the American wife of an Indian man who, on a visit to India, gets pressured by his family into marrying an Indian girl. That role had been originally intended for Pamela Anderson.