Kentucky-born Rebecca Gayheart first began her entertainment industry career as a model and became nationally recognized when she landed a gig as the Noxzema Girl, performing in a string of commercials for the skin care line.
In 1992, Gayheart was cast as a professor-obsessed college student in the ABC daytime series Loving, and later played the role of Dylan McKay's bride in the original Beverly Hills, 90210. Since then, Gayheart has guest- appeared on many television shows including Medium, Nip/Tuck and Vanished. She also appeared on Broadway in 2005, in Steel Magnolias.
In August 2009, Gayheart and husband Eric Dane were rocked by a sex-tape scandal when a nude video of the pair, accompanied by Miss Teen USA Kari Ann Peniche, was leaked online.
Gayheart gave birth to the couple's first child, daughter Billie, in March 2010.