Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Ireland (born March 20, 1963) is an American actress and model. Ireland played the role of Wanda Saknussemm in the movie Alien from L.A..
Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and 90s, appearing in 13 consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Editions. She also appeared in a number of magazines including Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Forbes, and Seventeen.
In the early 90s, Ireland worked with K-Mart and was given her own line of clothing and accessories by the retailer. She founded kathy ireland Worldwide and is currently focused on home products.