||Bridgette Leann Wilson
September 25, 1973
Gold Beach, Oregon, U.S.
||Actress, singer, model
||Pete Sampras (m. 2000)
||Christian Charles Sampras (b. 2002)
Ryan Nikolaos Sampras (b. 2005)
Bridgette Leann Wilson-Sampras (born September 25, 1973) is an American actress, singer and model. A Miss Teen USA in 1990, Wilson holds several acting roles in television and movies, including the role of Veronica Vaughn in the movie Billy Madison, the role of Elsa Shivers in the movie I Know What You Did Last Summer, and the role of Sonya Blade in the movie Mortal Kombat.
Wilson was born in Gold Beach, Oregon, the daughter of Kathy and Dale Wilson. Her sister, Tracy Wilson, is also an actress (as a child, Tracy made her debut in the film Resurrection, which co-starred Ellen Burstyn). Bridgette Wilson was crowned Miss Teen USA in 1990 in Biloxi, Mississippi, as the second contender from Oregon to win the crown.
After her reign as Miss Teen USA, Wilson became an actress and appeared in Santa Barbara, Saved By The Bell, The Last Action Hero (as Jack Slater's daughter Whitney), Billy Madison (playing Adam Sandler's teacher/girlfriend Veronica Vaughn), Higher Learning (cameo as a university student), Mortal Kombat (playing Sonya Blade), Nixon (cameo as a nightclub performer), I Know What You Did Last Summer (as Sarah Michelle Gellar's ill-fated elder sister), House on Haunted Hill (as Melissa Marr), Buying the Cow, The Suburbans, Love Stinks, Nevada, Sweet Evil (as a psychopathic surrogate mother), Extreme Ops (as a world-champion snowboarder) and The Wedding Planner. Wilson also appeared on an episode of CSI Miami as a woman whose husband is killed by a package delivered to their house.
Wilson has starred in The Rocky Horror Show (off-Broadway) and was a judge on the 2006 Miss Universe competition. Wilson is also a singer, and was featured on Tommy Shane Steiner's debut album Then Came the Night, performing a spoken-word part in "What We're Gonna Do About It". This song reached number 43 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts in 2002.
She married former ATP professional tennis player Pete Sampras on September 30, 2000. They have two sons, Christian Charles Sampras (b. November 21, 2002) and Ryan Nikolaos Sampras (b. July 29, 2005).