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Paige Brooks (born 1980) is an actress, spokesperson, international model, dancer, and vocalist who appeared as a casino patron in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine seventh season episode "Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang". As an extra, she received no on-screen credit for her appearance.
Brooks was born in Mobile, Alabama. She graduated with honors from the Newcomb College of Tulane University with a BA in Communication/Broadcast Journalism and traveled around the world after graduation. She is a Wilhelmina Model Search Winner and has appeared in the pages of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and has worked as a model for print ads, international magazines, commercials, and runway fashion events. Brooks is also a Miss USA Finalist and "Barker's Beauty" from The Price Is Right. She has worked as an actress, host, news anchor/reporter, and spokesperson for various Internet shows, television programs, and radio shows. As a singer she can also be heard in several Los Angeles clubs as a member of "The Swank Pharaoh's Jazz Band".
Brooks' acting debut was in Joel Schumacher's thriller The Client (1994), followed by appearances in the television series The Love Boat: The Next Wave (1998, episode All Aboard, with Phil Morris), Martial Law (1998, episode Funny Money, with Tom Wright, Jon David Weigand, Dan Gauthier, and Jeff Wolfe), Baywatch (1999, episode "Double Jeopardy", with Gregory J. Barnett), Charmed (2000, episode "Ex Libris", with Jeremy Roberts and Scott Lincoln), Crossing Jordan (2002, episode "Wrong Place, Wrong Time", with Miguel Ferrer, K Callan, and Mark Kiely), and The Guardian (2003, episode "Back in the Ring", with Raphael Sbarge and Michael Ensign).
In 2002, she was cast in the role of Princess Lauranna in the blockbuster Men in Black II, which also featured Jack Kehler, Michael Bailey Smith, Mary Stein, Kevin Grevioux, Derek Mears, and Gene LeBell. This role earned her several nominations, titles and international renown. She was even honored with the title "Top Hollywood Blonde" at the movie industry's premiere website, the Internet Movie Database. Previously, she appeared in roles in films such as Charlie's Angels (2000) and Runners (2001). Brooks continues to appear in blockbusters, including a role as a yoga pro in the action comedy Hollywood Homicide (2003, with Bruce Greenwood, Clyde Kusatsu, and Tyana Parr).