Dorothy Stratten

Actress + Model
Born Feb 28, 1960
Hometown City of Vancouver
Died Aug 14, 1980
Death Place Los Angeles
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Weight 55792.80000000000...
Nationality Canadian

Dorothy Stratten was a Canadian model and actress. Stratten was the Playboy Playmate of the Month for August 1979, Playmate of the Year in 1980 and was the second Playmate born in the 1960s. Stratten appeared in three comedy films and at least two episodes of shows broadcast on US network television. She was murdered at age twenty by her estranged husband/manager Paul Snider, who committed suicide the same day. Her death inspired two motion pictures.… Read More

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1960 Birth Born on February 28, 1960.
1961 1 Year Old Stratten was born in a Salvation Army hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Simon and Nelly Hoogstraten, who were Dutch immigrants. In 1961 her brother John Arthur was born.
1968 8 Years Old Her sister Louise Stratten followed in May 1968.


1977 17 Years Old In 1977 she was attending Centennial High School in Coquitlam when, while working part-time at a local Dairy Queen, she met twenty-six year old Vancouver-area club promoter and pimp, Paul Snider, who romanced her. … Read More
1979 19 Years Old She guest-starred in episodes of the television series Buck Rogers and Fantasy Island, along with a small role in the 1979 roller disco comedy Skatetown, U.S.A..


In 1980 she became Playboy's Playmate of the Year, with photography by Mario Casilli. … Read More
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