Debra Jo Fondren
|Debra Jo Fondren|
|Playboy centerfold appearance|
|Preceded by||Julia Lyndon|
|Succeeded by||Kristine Winder|
|Playboy Playmate of the Year|
|Preceded by||Patti McGuire|
|Succeeded by||Monique St. Pierre|
February 5, 1955 |
Los Angeles, California
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Weight||114 lb (52 kg; 8.1 st)|
Debra Jo Fondren (born February 5, 1955) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the September 1977 issue and Playmate of the Year for 1978. Her pictorial was photographed by Robert Scott Hooper.
Fondren, who lived in Lumberton, Texas, and was working as a waitress at Gallagher's (a steakhouse, now closed and still boarded up) in Beaumont, Texas was discovered on a visit to Las Vegas by photographer Robert Scott Hooper who also photographed her centerfold, featuring her very long hair. Fondren had guest star roles on TV series such as Mork & Mindy and Fantasy Island. She also appeared in movies such as Spit Fire.
- "Playmate data". Retrieved 13 February 2011.
- Las Vegas Sun Newspaper, January 1, 1978 by Jan Plowman
- Official website
- Debra Jo Fondren's channel on YouTube
- Debra Jo Fondren on Blogger
- Debra Jo Fondren at Playboy Online
- Debra Jo Fondren at the Internet Movie Database