Jean Moorehead is remembered mostly for being one of the early Playmates, as well as a frequently-employed calendar and magazine model. She was fairly busy as an actress, though, and was in several genre films.
Here’s one I haven’t gotten yet, though it’s on the list. Hammer’s Twins of Evil came along during the studio’s last gasps as a horror factory. Though they had dominated the Gothic horror market beginning in the late 50s.
Melba Ogle (b. 1942) was Playboy’s July 1964 Playmate of the Month. Hef’s “girl next door” mandate for the earlier years of Playboy magazine’s subjects was something of a double-edged sword. On the plus side,
Few former Playmates have gone on to acting careers successful enough to land starring roles in feature films. However, being a former Playmate does have its advantages when it comes to being cast in B-Movies.
We’re proud to present these exclusive photos of Miss Kiger from 1978, taken and sent in by an Idol Features reader, who met her a little more than a year after her January 1977 Playmate of the Month issue hit the stands.
After becoming the poster girl for the first Hooters restaurant in 1983, Lynne Austin, began working there as a server. The owners believed it would be a great draw to have the actual Hooters poster girl working there.
Susan Lynn Kiger was Miss January 1977 and went on to a brief acting career, that ended with her role in 1982’s Death Screams. Since then, the former Playboy Playmate seems to have disappeared from the public eye.
There have been several Playboy Playmates who’ve met with untimely deaths, but none such as Dorothy Stratten, who was the reigning Playmate of the Year when she was murdered by her estranged husband in August