Dead Playboy Playmates of the Month

This page lists every model featured as Playboy magazine's "Playmate of the Month" who has died.

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Playmate
of Month
NameDiedCauseAge
10/1977
Kristine Winderbreast cancer
3/1956
Marian Stafford
7/1982
Lynda Wiesmeierbrain cancer
12/1957
Linda Vargasstatus and whereabouts unknown
7/1959
Yvette Vickersnatural causes
12/1953
Marilyn Monroe8/5/1962drug overdose (accidental/suicide/murdered?)(36)
3/1961
Tonya Crews8/7/1966auto accident(28)
7/1958
Linné Nanette Ahlstrand1/18/1967cancer(30)
2/1955
Jayne Mansfield6/29/1967auto accident(34)
4/1965
Sue Williams9/2/1969suicide(23)
7/1970
Carol Willis11/24/1971auto accident(20)
2/1971
Willy Rey8/13/1973drug overdose (sleeping pills)(23)
11/1968
Paige Young4/7/1974drug overdose (sleeping pills)(30)
6/1955
Eve Meyer3/27/1977plane crash(48)
11/1969
PMOY 1970
Claudia Jennings10/3/1979auto accident(29)
8/1979
PMOY 1980
Dorothy Stratten8/14/1980shot (murder)(20)
3/1967
Fran Gerard5/30/1985unknown(37)
9/1954
Jackie Rainbow6/15/1988unknown(55)
2/1958
Cheryl Kubert4/25/1989suicide?
11/1963
Terre Tucker12/16/1990cancer(46)
8/1965
Lannie Balcom4/15/1991unknown(50)
4/1964
Ashlyn Martin10/24/1991suicide(45)
1/1968
PMOY 1969
Connie Kreski3/21/1995lung cancer(48)
6/1978
Gail Stanton11/21/1996colon blockage(42)
1/1962
Merle Pertile2/28/1997complications following heart surgery(55)
2/1977
Star Stowe3/16/1997strangled (murder)(40)
11/1960
Joni Mattis9/4/1999cancer(60)
10/1962
Laura Young11/27/1999cancer(61)
11/1956
Betty Blue8/23/2000heart failure(69)
4/1979
Missy Cleveland8/14/2001adverse reaction to prescription medication(41)
12/1994
Elisa Bridges2/7/2002drug overdose (heroin & 3 others)(28)
12/1963
PMOY 1964
Donna Michelle4/9/2004heart attack(58)
12/1962
PMOY 1963
June Cochran5/21/2004not reported(62)
10/1961
Jean Cannon11/17/2005cancer?(64)
12/1969
Gloria Root1/8/2006cancer(57)
10/1958
Pat Sheehan1/14/2006heart attack and cancer(74)
2/1954
4/1954
4/1955
Marilyn Waltz12/23/2006not reported(75)
6/1981
Cathy Larmouth1/4/2007heart attack(53)
5/1992
PMOY 1993
Anna Nicole Smith2/8/2007drug overdose (chloral hydrate and others)(39)
8/1963
Phyllis Sherwood4/16/2007lung cancer(69)
7/1974
Carol Vitale7/23/2008lupus and scleroderma(61)
8/1981
Debbie Boostrom7/29/2008suicide by gunshot(53)
5/1955
2/1956
Marguerite Empey8/19/2008colon cancer(76)
10/1992
Tiffany Sloan11/1/2008suicide by drug overdose(35)
1/1955
Bettie Page12/11/2008heart attack(85)
7/1968
Melodye Prentiss3/3/2009breathing problem caused by prescription meds(64)
3/1977
Nicki Thomas9/2/2009breast cancer(55)
4/1989
Jennifer Lyn Jackson1/22/2010heroin overdose(40)
10/1965
PMOY 1966
Allison Parks6/21/2010heart failure(68)
4/1978
Pamela Bryant12/3/2010asthma attack(51)
5/1975
Bridgett Rollins2/12/2011cancer(54)
12/1968
Cynthia Myers11/3/2011lung cancer(61)
8/1956
Jonnie Nicely2/6/2013cancer(76)
9/1961
PMOY 1962
Christa Speck3/22/2013natural causes(70)
9/1956
Elsa Sorenson4/18/2013(79)
1/1966
Judy Tyler6/18/2013complications from open heart surgery(65)
2/2006
Cassandra Lynn1/16/2014(34)
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