.Pamela played a somewhat more serious role as Matt's attorney on “Matt Houston.” As C.J., she utilized an amazing computer nicknamed “Baby” that contained information on all living and dead people.
Matt Houston (Lee Horsley) was a playboy-oil fortune heir who operated a private detective agency. He drove expensive cars, piloted a private helicopter and captained his own boat.
Airing from 1982-85, the show was as cheesy as many of the jiggle shows of that era. “Matt Houston” featured attractive young women in skimpy swimsuits and revealing outfits.
Born in Glendale, California to a veternarian father and an actress mother (Gail Kent), Pamela entered the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and studied theatre for three years before returning home to launch her career in Hollywood.
Her first TV job was as a model on “The New Treasure Hunt,” in 1973, and she was signed by Universal Studios as a contract player. Pamela guest-starred in a number of TV series in 1974: “Emergency!” “Kojak,” “Adam-12,” and “McMillan and Wife,” among them.