Deanna Merryman (born 1972) is an American actress, professional model, and fitness model. Her father worked as a member of the clergy and she went to high-school with Leeann Tweeden. After spending her early years living in Texas, she worked as an exotic dancer in the mid-1990s. She was part of Playboy's Great Lingerie Model Search in 1997 and was a contestant in the Miss Hawaiian Tropic beauty pageant in 1998; later becoming a model for Hawaiian Tropic. In 1999, she was featured on the cover of Iron Man Magazine.