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Shauna Fulton
Denise Richards
Denise Richards plays the role of Shauna Fulton, a fun-loving, hard-working, single mother on The Bold and the Beautiful.

Richards currently stars as the newest cast member on the hit show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Richards is an accomplished actress, businesswoman, philanthropist and New York Times bestselling author of her memoir, The Real Girl Next Door.

She made her big screen debut in the cult classic hit Starship Troopers. She garnered international recognition for her leading role as Bond Girl Dr. Christmas Jones opposite Pierce Brosnan in The World is Not Enough. Her additional film credits include Wild Things, Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection, Blonde & Blonder, Scary Movie 3, Yo Puta, Empire, Undercover Brother, The Third Wheel, Good Advice, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Tail Lights Fade, and a cameo in the hit romantic comedy Love Actually. Recently, she was seen in American Violence, American Satan, The Toy Box, Destined to Ride, Christmas Break-In, Saturday at the Starlight, Daily & Spanky, Amazon Lost, The First Key, and 1st Born.

Her additional television credits include guest appearances on Friends, 30 Rock, Blue Mountain State, Anger Management, and Twisted. Richards co-starred in the television film Blue Lagoon, a remake of the 1980 film. Also, she was seen in the hit comedy Jane The Virgin as well as Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce.

Along with standing out on screen, Richards has advanced her professional career to develop prime business partnerships and to support causes close to her heart. Her collaboration with Shoedazzle to design the "Eloise" heel has raised over $15,000 for the Kidney Cancer Association. Teaming up with world renowned hair stylist Christophe, Richards helped develop Volume Extend, an integrated hair care system. Richards serves as Ambassador, and commits her ambitious nature and her love of animals, to Best Friends Animal Society. Since her involvement, Richards has furthered the cause, saved lives, raised awareness and fostered her own rescues. Also, she joined the Will Rogers Institute's longtime summer theatrical PSA campaign to benefit Brave Beginnings, a program that works to improve the lives of premature babies by providing hospital grants to purchase essential equipment and critical services.

Currently, Richards resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three daughters. She celebrates her birthday on February 17.

Follow her on Instagram @deniserichards and Twitter @denise_richards.