At age 18, Brandt appeared as the Playmate of the Month for the October 1987 issue of Playboy magazine. She was the cover model for the magazine’s August 1989 issue (Women of Wall Street) and appeared on the cover of the March 1990 issue with Donald Trump.
In 1987 she appeared as Penny on “Can’t Buy Me Love”. Brandt appeared as herself in “Desperately Seeking Miss October”, the November 5, 1989 episode of the television sitcom “Married With Children. In the episode, Brandt patronizes the store at which protagonist Al Bundy (Ed O’Neill) works, to purchase a pair of stiletto heels, setting off a competition to please her between Al and his visiting friend Steve Rhoades (David Garrison), who recognize her from Playboy.
In 1989, Brandt appeared as the elevator operator in the beginning of the video for the Aerosmith song “Love in an Elevator” and as “Serena” in “Wedding Band”.
In 2000, she played Glamorous Gyno-American in the Troma Entertainment film “Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV”.
In 2001 she played a cocktail waitress in “Ticker”