Brenda Jean Bakke is an American actress, best known for her roles in 1990s films Hot Shots Part Deux, Gunmen, Demon Knight and Under SiegeDark Territory. Bakke also played Lana Turner in the 1997 neonoir L.A. Confidential.
Bakke was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon, and began her acting career in a Portland stage production of Years Ago at age 15. After graduating in 1981 from Sunset High School, near Beaverton, Oregon, she moved to Los Angeles to study acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She made her screen debut in the 1986 movie Hardbodies 2, and the following year guest starred in an episode of Star Trek The Next Generation. In later years, she had number of roles in lowbudget genre movies, such as Gunhed, Solar Crisis, and The Medium.