Valerie Irons (center) is a fictional character in the action-comedy television series "V.I.P." (1998-2002). She is played by Pamela Anderson and is the title character of the show. Valerie is a bodyguard for hire who works for the VIP Protective Services agency in Los Angeles. She is depicted as being tough, physical, and skilled in hand-to-hand combat, as well as being intelligent and resourceful. Despite her tough exterior, she is also portrayed as having a sense of humor and a caring heart. Throughout the series, she takes on various high-stakes assignments and forms close bonds with her colleagues at the agency.