List of Playboy Playmates of 1971

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The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1971. Playboy magazine names its Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year.

January[edit]

Liv Lindeland
Playboy Playmate of the Year
1972
Preceded bySharon Clark
Succeeded byMarilyn Cole
Personal details
Born (1945-12-07) 7 December 1945 (age 72)
MeasurementsBust: 36"
Waist: 22.5"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 7.5 in (171 cm)
Weight108 lb (49 kg)

Liv Lindeland (born 7 December 1945, Norway) is a Norwegian model and actress. She is Playboy's Playmate of the Month for January 1971, and Playmate of the Year for 1972. Her original pictorial was photographed by Alexas Urba. Lindeland was the daughter-in-law of actress-dancer Cyd Charisse.

February[edit]

Willy Rey
Personal details
Born(1949-08-25)25 August 1949
Rotterdam, the Netherlands[1]
Died19 August 1973(1973-08-19) (aged 23)[1]
MeasurementsBust: 34"[1]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[1]
Weight108 lb (49 kg; 7.7 st)

Willy Rey (born Wilhelmina Rietveld on 25 August 1949 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, died 19 August 1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia)[1] was a Dutch-Canadian model. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for its February 1971 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli.[1]

When she was 6 years old, her family moved from the Netherlands to Canada.

Willy Rey's nude likeness adorned the stock certificate of Playboy Enterprises at the time of its initial public offering on 3 November 1971.[2]

She died of an overdose of barbiturates (sleeping pills) in Vancouver on 13 August 1973.[3]

March[edit]

Cynthia Hall
Personal details
Born (1951-04-01) April 1, 1951 (age 67)
Hinsdale, Illinois, United States
MeasurementsBust: 37"
Waist: 25"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
Weight120 lb (54 kg)

Cynthia Hall (born April 1, 1951, in Hinsdale, Illinois) is an American model. She is best known as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for its March 1971 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by David Chan.

April[edit]

Chris Cranston
Personal details
Born (1946-09-14) September 14, 1946 (age 72)
Santa Monica, California[4]
MeasurementsBust: 35½"[4]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 35½"
Height5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)[4]
Weight126 lb (57 kg; 9.0 st)

Chris Cranston (born September 14, 1946, in Santa Monica, California)[4] is an American model and actress. She is best known for being Playboy's Playmate of the Month for its April 1971 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli.[4]

May[edit]

Janice Pennington
Personal details
BornJanice Marie Pennington
(1942-07-08) July 8, 1942 (age 76)
Seattle, Washington, US
MeasurementsBust: 36"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight123 lb (56 kg; 8.8 st)

Janice Marie Pennington (born July 8, 1942, in Seattle, Washington) was one of the original "Barker's Beauties" models on The Price Is Right, serving as the show's longest-running model to date, from 1972 to 2000. She was also Playboy's Playmate of the Month for the May 1971 issue. She is the older sister of fellow model Ann Pennington. Pennington is also the co-founder of the Hollywood Film Festival.

June[edit]

Lieko English
Personal details
Born (1947-06-03) June 3, 1947 (age 71)
Okinawa, Japan[5]
MeasurementsBust: 36"[5]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[5]
Weight117 lb (53 kg; 8.4 st)

Lieko English (born June 3, 1947, in Okinawa, Japan)[5] is an American model and actress. She is known for being Playboy's Playmate of the Month for its June 1971 issue. She is also notable for having represented Okinawa in the Miss Universe contest in 1965.[6] When she was 12 years old, she moved with her family from Okinawa to Oklahoma City.[6] English was the first Japanese-born Playmate, the first American Playmate of Japanese ancestry, and the first hapa Playmate.

July[edit]

Heather Van Every
Personal details
Born (1951-09-09) September 9, 1951 (age 67)
Illinois
MeasurementsBust: 32"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight103 lb (47 kg; 7.4 st)

Heather Van Every (born September 9, 1951, in Illinois) is an American model. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for the July 1971 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by David Chan. She was born in Illinois and became a Bunny at the Denver Playboy Club, remaining there after her Playmate appearance. Her centerfold was briefly shown in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

August[edit]

Cathy Rowland
Personal details
Born (1950-03-11) March 11, 1950 (age 68)
Los Angeles
MeasurementsBust: 35"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 35"
Height5 ft 5.5 in (1.66 m)
Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Cathleen Lynn Rowland (born March 11, 1950, in Los Angeles, California) is an American model. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for the August 1971 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli.

September[edit]

Crystal Smith
Personal details
Born (1951-08-02) August 2, 1951 (age 67)
Kansas City, Missouri[7]
MeasurementsBust: 37"[7]
Waist: 22"
Hips: 35"
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[7]
Weight118 lb (54 kg; 8.4 st)

Crystal Smith (born August 2, 1951, in Kansas City, Missouri)[7] is an American model and journalist. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for its September 1971 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Dwight Hooker.[7] Crystal was a two-time cover girl, as well as anchor for the popular Sexcetera news program on the Playboy Channel during its first eight years.[8] She also hosted The Playboy Shopping Show with Blake Emmons in 1986.

October[edit]

Claire Rambeau
Personal details
Born (1951-05-08) May 8, 1951 (age 67)
Santa Barbara, California, United States
MeasurementsBust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight133 lb (60 kg; 9.5 st)

Claire Rambeau (born May 8, 1951 in Santa Barbara, California) is an American model. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for the October 1971 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar. Her centerfold picture appeared in the first German edition of Playboy.

November[edit]

Danielle de Vabre
Personal details
Born (1949-11-19) November 19, 1949 (age 68)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada[9]
MeasurementsBust: 36"[9]
Waist: 25"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 4.5 in (1.64 m)[9]
Weight120 lb (54 kg; 8.6 st)

Danielle de Vabre (born November 19, 1949, in Montreal)[9] is a French-Canadian model. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for November 1971.

December[edit]

Karen Christy
Personal details
Born (1951-03-11) March 11, 1951 (age 67)
Abilene, Texas
MeasurementsBust: 37"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight120 lb (54 kg; 8.6 st)

Karen Christy (born March 11, 1951, in Abilene, Texas) is an American model. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for the December 1971 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar. She was also a Playboy Bunny at the Chicago club.[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f [[1] "Death Certificate"] Check |url= value (help). Retrieved January 29, 2010.
  2. ^ "Business Notes STOCKS". Time. 1990-06-18.
  3. ^ Catherine Donaldson-Evans (2007-02-13). "Anna Nicole Smith Wasn't First Playboy Pinup to Die Tragically". Fox News.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved 2 February 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d "Playmate data at wekinglypigs.com". Retrieved January 23, 2010.
  6. ^ a b "Playboy.co.uk". Retrieved 2011-05-15.
  7. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved January 25, 2010.
  8. ^ Edgren, Gretchen (1996). The Playmate Book: Five Decades of Centerfolds. Santa Monica, California: General Publishing Group. p. 158. ISBN 1-57544-128-4.
  9. ^ a b c d "Playmate data". Retrieved February 2, 2010.
  10. ^ "Miss December 1971 Karen Christy". playboy.com. PEI. Retrieved 18 January 2015.