Traci Bingham (born January 13, 1968) appears in a bit role as a dancer in The Jiggly Room in a season ten episode of Married with Children. Traci is perhaps best known for playing the part of Jordan Tate on the television series Baywatch between 1996 and 1998.
Traci was born and raised in west Cambridge, Massachusetts, a north Boston suburb, to a librarian mother and an aircraft technician father. Her mother is black and her father is of Cherokee Indian and Italian descent.
In 1991, she appeared in the video for Good Vibrations by fellow Boston natives Marky Mark (better known now as actor Mark Wahlberg) and the Funky Bunch. Eight years later, she appeared in the video for I Really Like It by Harlem World featuring Mase and Kelly Price.
Acting on televisionEdit
Bingham began her career in minor acting roles. 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.
Bingham has appeared on a number of reality television programmes. In 2004 she was in the second series of The Surreal Life. Her cast mates included Ron Jeremy, Vanilla Ice, Erik Estrada, Tammy Faye Bakker and Trishelle Cannatella. Two years later, she flew to England to appear in Celebrity Big Brother 2006 where she made it to the final six contestants and was evicted on the final night of the show. She befriended Maggot, the rapper from Goldie Looking Chain, but was ridiculed by the singer 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 appeared on Fox Reality's Gimme My Reality Show! competing with six other celebrities to get their own reality show.
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 Electrs, Gena Lee Nolin, and Erika Eleniak. In 2005, Bingham was hired as a spokesmodel by Empire Poker, an online gambling site.
|1995||Tales From The Crypt: Demon Knight||Party Babe|
|2000||The Private Public||Laina Brookhart|
|2003||Four Fingers of the Dragon||Herself|
|2007||Hanging in Hedo||Cashmere|
|1995||Married with Children||as Lap Dancer, 1 episode|
|1996-98||Baywatch||Jordan Tate, 44 episodes|
|1999||The D.R.E.A.M. Team||Victoria Carrera (series canceled after 4 episodes)|
|2000-01||To Tell The Truth||occasional panelist|
|2001||BattleBots||(host in 2001)|
|2002||MTV's Celebrity Boot Camp||As herself/cast member|
|2002||2 Minute Drill||Guest, 1 episode|
|2004||The Surreal Life||As Herself/cast member|
|2006||Bo! in the USA||Celebrity character|
|2006||Celebrity Panoramal Project||Episode 2|
|2007||The Surreal Life: Fame Games||As herself/cast member|
|2007||The Tyra Banks Show||Guest/2 episodes|
|2008||The 2008 World Magic Awards||Herself/performer|
|2010||Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff||guest roaster|
- ↑ http://www.filmreference.com/film/33/Traci-Bingham.html
- ↑ http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-61112263.html - "my mother is black and Dad is part Cherokee Indian and Italian"
- ↑ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000943/
- ↑ The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselholf