List of Playboy Playmates of 1959

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The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1959. Playboy magazine names its Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year.

January[edit]

Virginia Gordon
Personal details
Born (1936-10-28) October 28, 1936 (age 77)
Chaplin, West Virginia, U.S.
Measurements Bust: 37"D-
Waist: 22"
Hips: 36"
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 120 lb (54 kg; 8.6 st)
Main article: Virginia Gordon

Virginia Gordon (born October 28, 1936 in Chaplin, West Virginia) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the January 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Ron Vogel.

February[edit]

Eleanor Bradley
Personal details
Born (1938-12-13) December 13, 1938 (age 75)
Waukegan, Illinois, U.S.[1]
Measurements Bust: 40"[1]
Waist: 22"
Hips: 37"
Height 5 ft 8½ in (1.74 m)[1]
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)

Eleanor Bradley (born December 13, 1938 in Waukegan, Illinois)[1] is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the February 1959 issue.

March[edit]

Audrey Daston
Personal details
Born Boise, Idaho, United States

Audrey Daston (born in Boise, Idaho) is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the March 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Lawrence Schiller.

April[edit]

Nancy Crawford
Personal details
Born (1941-04-16) April 16, 1941 (age 73)
Valhalla, New York, U.S.
Measurements Bust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight 125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)

Nancy Crawford (born April 16, 1941 in Valhalla, New York) is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the April 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Barbara and Justin Kerr.

May[edit]

Cindy Fuller
Personal details
Born (1938-05-13) May 13, 1938 (age 76)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States[2]
Measurements Bust: 36"[2]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[2]
Weight 124 lb (56 kg; 8.9 st)

Cindy Fuller (born May 13, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts)[2] is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its May 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Bunny Yeager.[2]

June[edit]

Marilyn Hanold
Personal details
Born (1938-06-09) June 9, 1938 (age 76)
Jamaica, New York, United States[3]
Measurements Bust: 39½"[3]
Waist: 26"
Hips: 38"
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[3]
Main article: Marilyn Hanold

Marilyn Hanold (born June 9, 1938 in Jamaica, New York)[3] is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its June 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Bruno Bernard.

July[edit]

Yvette Vickers
Personal details
Born (1928-08-26)August 26, 1928
Kansas City, Missouri
Died c.2010 (exact date unknown; body found on April 27, 2011)
Los Angeles, California
Measurements Bust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Weight 105 lb (48 kg; 7.5 st)
Main article: Yvette Vickers

Yvette Iola Vickers (née Vedder) (August 26, 1928 – c. 2010) was a blond-haired, blue-eyed American actress, pin-up model, and singer. In 1959 she appeared as the Playboy Playmate of the Month for the July issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Russ Meyer. She also appeared in several other men's magazines.

August[edit]

Clayre Peters

Clayre Peters is an American model. She is best known for being Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its August 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Frank Eck.

September[edit]

Marianne Gaba
Personal details
Born (1939-11-13) November 13, 1939 (age 74)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Measurements Bust: 34"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 34"
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)
Main article: Marianne Gaba

Marianne Gaba (born November 13, 1939 in Chicago) is an American model, actress and beauty queen. She was Miss Illinois USA 1957 Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its September 1959 issue.

October[edit]

Elaine Reynolds
Personal details
Born (1939-09-07) September 7, 1939 (age 74)
Jersey City, New Jersey[4]
Measurements Bust: 39"[4]
Waist: 25"
Hips: 37"
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[4]
Weight 130 lb (59 kg; 9.3 st)

Elaine Reynolds (born September 7, 1939 in Jersey City, New Jersey)[4] is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its October 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Frank Eck.[4] Her centerfold appears in the 1989 film Dead Poets Society.

November[edit]

Donna Lynn
Personal details
Born (1936-09-21) September 21, 1936 (age 77)
Walukee, Oklahoma, U.S.A.[5]
Measurements Bust: 36[5]
Waist: 22
Hips: 36
Height 5 ft 3.5 in (1.61 m)[5]
Weight 115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)

Donna Lynn (born September 21, 1936 in Walukee, Oklahoma)[5] is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its November 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Frank Bez.

December[edit]

Ellen Stratton
Playmate of the Year
1960
Succeeded by Linda Gamble
Personal details
Born (1939-06-09) June 9, 1939 (age 75)
Marietta, Mississippi, U.S.
Measurements Bust: 35"
Waist: 20"
Hips: 35"
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Ellen Stratton (born June 9, 1939 in Marietta, Mississippi) is an American model. She is Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for December 1959. She also became the first "official" Playmate of the Year for 1960.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Playmate listing". Retrieved February 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved February 6, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Playmate listing". Retrieved February 15, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved February 7, 2010. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Playmate listing". Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  6. ^ "Hugh Hefner announces Playmate of the Year in Las Vegas". Retrieved March 12, 2010.