Dorothy Stratten

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Dorothy Stratten
Photo Credit: CindyCelebs
Age: 20 (age at death)
Nationality: Canadian
Claim to Fame: Playboy's Playmate of the Month August 1979, Playmate of the Year 1980

Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten (February 28, 1960 – August 14, 1980), who took the stage name Dorothy Stratten, was a Canadian Playboy Playmate, 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 (after Lee Ann Michelle) born in the 1960s. Stratten appeared in three comedy films and in at least two episodes of shows broadcast on US network television. She was murdered at the age of 20 by her estranged husband/manager Paul Snider, who committed suicide on the same day. Her death inspired two motion pictures. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 273 photos, 10 quotes, 21 trivia items, 5 magazines, 56 lists, 17 pictorials, 1 on-screen matchup, 22 film credits, 4 news stories, 2 relationships, and key facts about Dorothy Stratten!

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Dorothy Stratten is a member of the following lists: Canadian film actors, Canadian television actors, People from Vancouver, 1960 births, 1980 deaths, Burials at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Deaths by firearm in California, Murdered entertainers, People murdered in California and Canadian people murdered abroad.

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22 Credits »
1981 They All Laughed Dolores Martin
1980 Galaxina Galaxina
1979 Americathon Americathon Stage Dancer
1979 Autumn Born Tara Dawson
1979 Skatetown, U.S.A. Girl at the Snack Bar
1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Miss Cosmos
1977 Fantasy Island Mickey



I can honestly, and proudly, say that I never was on the casting couch. Oh, of course there have been advances from certain men in the movie industry, but nothing overwhelming.

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