Kathy Shower

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Kathy Shower
Kathy Shower c. 2005
Playboy centerfold appearance
May 1985
Preceded byCindy Brooks
Succeeded byDevin DeVasquez
Playboy Playmate of the Year
Preceded byKaren Velez
Succeeded byDonna Edmondson
Personal details
BornKathleen Ann Shower
(1953-03-08) March 8, 1953 (age 65)
Brookville, Ohio
MeasurementsBust: 35"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 35"
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight122 lb (55 kg; 8.7 st)

Kathleen Ann Shower[1] (born March 8, 1953 as Kathleen Ann Schrauer) is an American model and actress. Known as Kathy Shower she is Playboy's Playmate of the Month for May 1985 and Playmate of the Year for 1986. At the time of her first appearance, she was the oldest woman ever to appear as a Playboy Playmate, at age 33 as well as a single mother of two.[2]


As many Playboy models do, Shower went on to appear in a string of Playboy videos[3]

Before and after Playboy, Shower had an acting career mainly within the action adventure (American Kickboxer 2, The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck) & erotic thriller genres (Boundaries, LA Goddess and Velvet Dreams). Shower also made numerous appearances within mainstream TV, guest starring in episodes of Knight Rider, Three's Company, Simon & Simon and a forty-six episode continuing role in the daytime drama series Santa Barbara. In 2009, Shower completed an independent film entitled Kathy Shower: Playmate Model Mom.[4]

Shower worked as a model for the Tapout clothing company.[5]

At age 43, she was again featured in Playboy in a "Playmates Revisited" pictorial in August 1996.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Shower was born in Brookville, Ohio.

Partial filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Playmail". Retrieved 2008-03-14.
  2. ^ Watts, Steven (2009). Mr Playboy Hugh Hefner and the American Dream: Epub Edition. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons Inc. p. 354. ISBN 9780470501375.
  3. ^ Staff. "Kathy Shower: resume". Amazon via IMDB.com. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Kathy Shower: Playmate Model Mom". 3 August 2009 – via www.imdb.com.
  5. ^ "Playmate News". Playboy. Playboy Inc. 56: 166–167. December 2009.
  6. ^ Staff. "Playmates Revisited". Playboy. Retrieved 30 December 2013.

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