Marianne Gravatte

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Marianne Gravatte
Playboy centerfold appearance
October 1982
Preceded by Connie Brighton
Succeeded by Marlene Janssen
Playboy Playmate of the Year
Preceded by Shannon Tweed
Succeeded by Barbara Edwards
Personal details
Born (1959-12-13) December 13, 1959 (age 57)
Hollywood, California
Measurements Bust: 34
Waist: 21
Hips: 32
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 105 lb (48 kg; 7 st 7 lb)

Marianne Gravatte (born December 13, 1959 in Hollywood, California) is an American model and actress. She was chosen as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the October 1982 issue, then as the 1983 Playmate of the Year. Her original pictorial was photographed by Richard Fegley.


After being noticed in Playboy magazine by Ratt band member Stephen Pearcy, Gravatte appeared in the video for the band's song Lay It Down.[1] She was also on the cover of the band's second album, Invasion of Your Privacy, which was released in 1985.

She posed for Playboy again for the April 1994 "Playmate Revisited" feature.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Gravatte left modeling and now, with her husband, runs a sports bar. She is the mother of three children.[2]

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  1. ^ Marks, Craig; Tannenbaum, Rob. I want my MTV the uncensored story of the music video revolution. New York: Dutton. p. 273. ISBN 9781101526415. 
  2. ^ a b Staff. "Playmates Revisited". Playboy. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 

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