Willy Rey

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Willy Rey
Willy rey.jpg
Playboy centerfold appearance
February 1971
Preceded by Liv Lindeland
Succeeded by Cynthia Hall
Personal details
Born (1949-08-25)25 August 1949
Rotterdam, the Netherlands[1]
Died 13 August 1973(1973-08-13) (aged 23)[1]
Measurements Bust: 34"[1]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 34"
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[1]
Weight 108 lb (49 kg; 7.7 st)

Willy Rey (born Wilhelmina Rietveld on 25 August 1949 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, died 13 August 1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia)[1] was a Dutch-Canadian model. She was Playboy magazine'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]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Playmate data". Retrieved 29 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Business Notes STOCKS". Time. 18 June 1990. 
  3. ^ Catherine Donaldson-Evans (13 February 2007). "Anna Nicole Smith Wasn't First Playboy Pinup to Die Tragically". Fox News. 

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