Playmates in History

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1932-01-03 Mara Corday [Marilyn Joan Watts], American actress, model and Playboy Playmate (Foxfire, Black Scorpion), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1932-07-29 Marguerite Empey, [Diane Webber], American model and Playboy playmate (May 1955, Feb 1956), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2008)
  • 1932-10-09 Judy Tyler [Judith Mae Hess], American actress (Jailhouse Rock, Bop Girl Goes Calypso) and Miss Stardust (1949), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1957)
  • 1934-06-16 Janet Pilgrim, American early playmate model for Playboy (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956), born in Wheaton, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • 1936-08-26 Yvette Vickers, American actress (Attack of 50' Woman), Playboy playmate (Jul 1959), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. c. 2010)
  • 1940-05-19 Joan Staley, American actress and Playboy playmate (Nov, 1958), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1942-07-08 Janice Pennington, American Playboy playmate (May 1971) and model (The Price is Right), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1944-08-12 Donna Michele, American actress (Beach Blanket Bingo) and Playboy playmate (Dec, 1963), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • 1944-09-26 Victoria Vetri, American model and Playboy playmate (Sep 1967, Playmate of the Year 1968), convicted of manslaughter, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1945-03-19 Lisa Nicole Baker, American Playboy playmate (Nov 1966, Playmate of the Year 1967), born in Detroit, Texas
  • 1945-08-05 Jo Collins, American Playboy playmate (Dec, 1964, Playmate of the Year 1965), born in Lebanon, Oregon
  • 1947-04-15 Diane "DeDe" Lind, American glamour model and Playboy playmate (Aug, 1967), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948-02-11 Susan Bernard, American author, actress (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!) Playboy playmate (Dec, 1966), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-07-05 Marilyn Cole, English Playmate model (Jan, 1972, Playmate of the Year 1973), born in Portsmouth, England
  • 1949-12-20 Claudia Jennings [Mary Ellen Chestrerton], American actress and Playboy playmate (Nov 1969, Playmate of the year 1970), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1979)
  • 1950-09-12 Cynthia Myers, American Playmate (Dec 1968) and actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1951-08-19 Lillian Müller Norwegian model, actress and Playboy playmate (Aug, 1975, Playmate of the Year 1976), born in Grimstad, Norway
  • 1953-03-08 Kathleen Ann Shower [Kathy Shower], American model and Playboy playmate (May 1985, Playmate of the Year 1986), born in Brookville, Ohio
  • 1953-07-14 Bebe Buell [Beverle Lorence], American model, singer, and Playboy playmate (Nov 1974), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1953-10-16 Martha Smith, American actress (Animal House) and model (Playboy playmate July 1973), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1953-11-25 Monique St Pierre, German model, Playboy model (Nov 1978, Playmate of Year 1979), born in Weisbaden, Germany
  • 1954-01-13 Vicki McCarty, American author (Girlfriend's Guide to) Playboy playmate (Sep, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-02-05 Roseanne Katan, American model, actress and Playboy playmate (Sep 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955-02-05 Debra Jo Fondren, American model & actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-11-21 Terri Welles [Knepper], American playboy model (Dec 1980, Playmate of the Year 1981), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1957-03-10 Shannon Lee Tweed, Canadian actress and Playboy playmate (Nov 1981, Playmate of the Year 1982), born in St Johns, Newfoundland
  • 1958-02-07 Michele Drake, La Jolplaymate (May, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-02-12 Ruth Guerri, US-Italian nude model (July, 1983), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1959-12-13 Marianne Gravatte, American model and Playboy playmate (Oct, 1982, 1983 Playmate of the Year), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1960-02-28 Dorothy Stratten [Hoogstraten], Canadian playmate (August, 1979), model and actress (Galixina), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1980)
  • 1960-06-26 Barbara Edwards, American model and Playboy playmate (Sept, 1983, 1984 Playmate of the Year), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1960-08-26 Ola Ray, American model, Playboy playmate (Jun, 1980) and actress (girlfriend in Thriller music video), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1961-01-27 Karen Velez, American Playboy playmate (December, 1984, 1985 Playmate of the Year), born in Rockville Center, New York
  • 1961-04-15 Lynne Austin, American model (First Hooters girl), Playboy playmate (Jul, 1986), born in Plant City, Florida
  • 1961-05-11 Diana Lee[-Hsu], American actress (Licence to Kill), and model (Playboy playmate May, 1988), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1962-12-13 Karen Witter, American actress (Tina on One Life to Live) and Playboy playmate (Mar, 1982), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1963-02-13 Roberta Vasquez, American actor and model (November, 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-08-06 Kimberley Conrad, American Playboy model (January 1988, Playmate of the year 1989) who married Hugh Hefner, born in Moulton, Alabama
  • 1964-06-21 Kari Kennell, American actress (Eric's Revenge) and Playboy playmate (Feb, 1988), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1965-01-30 Julie McCullough, American actress (Growing Pains) & Playboy playmate (Feb 86) born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1965-06-01 India Allen, American Playboy playmate (December 1987, Playmate of the year 1988), born in Portsmouth Virginia
  • 1966-02-01 Donna Edmondson, American Playboy playmate (Nov, 1986, Playmate of the Year 1987), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1966-11-04 Petra Verkaik, American Playboy playmate (Dec, 1989) appeared more than any other woman, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-07-01 Pamela Anderson, Canadian American actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (Feb 90), born in Ladysmith BC
  • 1967-11-21 Kelly Wearstler [Gallagher], American interior designer and Playboy playmate (Sep, 1994), born in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • 1967-11-28 Anna Nicole Smith [Vickie Hogan], American model, Playboy playmate (May 1992, Playmate of the Year 1993), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • 1967-12-08 Marina Augusta Baker, English glamour model ( Playboy playmate Mar, 1987) and politician, born in Windsor England,
  • 1968-03-30 Donna D'Errico, American actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (Sep, 1995), born in Dothan, Alabama
  • 1968-08-21 Barbara Ann Moore, American actress, Playboy playmate (Dec, 1992) and ballroom dancer, born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1968-11-02 Brandi Brandt, American Playboy playmate (October, 1987). convicted of drug smuggling , born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1969-02-11 Shannon Long, Australian actor & model (Oct, 1988), born in Gladstone, Australia
  • 1969-09-24 Lisa Matthews, American Playboy model (Apr, 1990, Playmate of the Year 1991), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1969-09-29 Erika Eleniak, American Canadian actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (Jul, 1989), born in Glendale, California
  • 1970-07-24 Stephanie Adams, American Playboy playmate (Nov, 1992) who killed herself and her child, born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • 1971-03-23 Karen McDougal, American Playboy model (Playmate of the year 1998), alleged affair with Donald Trump, born in Merrillville, Indiana
  • 1972-08-22 Marliece Andrada, American actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (March 1998), born in Manteca, California
  • 1972-11-01 Jenny McCarthy, American model (Playboy playmate Oct, 1993), TV personality (The View), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1974-09-19 Victoria Silvstedt, Swedish model and TV personality (Playboy playmate Dec 96, Playmate of the Year 1997), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden
  • 1976-05-04 Heather Kozar, playmate (Jan, 1998), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1976-05-23 Kelly Marie Monaco, playmate (April, 1997), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1977-11-12 Dalene Kurtis, American Playboy model (Sept 2001, Playmate of the Month 2002), born in Apple Valley, California
  • 1982-07-01 Carmella DeCesare, American model and Playmate of the Year 2004, born in Avon Lake, Ohio
  • 1985-06-12 Kendra Wilkinson, American Television Personality and glamour model, born in San Diego, California
  • 1986-05-13 Giuliana Marino, German model, Playboy Playmate (Apr 2005, Playmate of the Year 2006), born in Nuremberg, Germany

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

1989-07-01 Playboy founder Hugh Hefner weds playmate Kimberly Conrad

Playboy Founder & Businessman Hugh Hefner
Playboy Founder & Businessman
Hugh Hefner
  • 2005-08-18 Model and former Playboy Playmate Kylie Bax (30) weds photographer Spiros Poros in Delos, Greece
  • 2006-04-23 "Rascal Flatts" guitarist Joe Don Rooney (30) weds Playboy's 2005 Playmate of The Year Tiffany Fallon (31) in an intimate ceremony held on the beach at San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
  • 2006-08-12 Phil McGraw's son and "Renovate My Family" host Jay McGraw (27) weds former Playboy playmate Erica Dahm (28) in Beverly Hills, California
  • 2009-06-27 "Playboy Playmate" model Kendra Wilkinson (24) weds NFL player beau Hank Baskett (26) at the Playboy Mansion in Bel Air, California

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2007-06-27 Former Playboy playmate and Baywatch actress Donna D'Errico (38) divorces Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx (48) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1979-10-03 Claudia Jennings [Mary Ellen Chestrerton],, American actress and Playboy playmate (Nov, 1969, Playmate of the Year 1970), dies in car crash at 29
  • 1980-08-14 Dorothy Stratten [Hoogstraten], Canadian playmate (August, 1979), model and actress (Galixina), murdered by estranged husband and manager Paul Snider at 20
  • 2004-04-10 Donna Michele, American actress (Beach Blanket Bingo) and Playboy playmate (Dec, 1963), dies at 58
  • 2007-02-08 Anna Nicole Smith, American model, Playboy playmate (Playmate of the Year 1993) and tabloid fixture dies of a prescription drug overdose at 39
  • 2008-08-19 Marguerite Empey, [Diane Webber], American model and Playboy playmate (May 1955, Feb 1956), dies at 76
  • 2017-05-01 Janet Pilgrim, American early playmate model for Playboy (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956), dies at 82
  • 2018-05-18 Stephanie Adams, American Playboy playmate (November 1992), kills herself and her child at 47