List of Playboy Playmates of 1954

The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1954. Playboy magazine names its Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year. Prior to September 1959, Playmates were not asked to complete data sheets.

January

Margie Harrison

Margie Harrison is an American actress and model. She was Playmate of the Month for both January 1954 and June 1954.[1] While Marilyn Monroe preceded her as a Playboy "Sweetheart of the Month", Monroe did not appear in the center pages, but was pictured on pages 16 to 18. Harrison is therefore the first model designated "Playmate of the Month." Like Monroe, her photo was purchased from the John Baumgarth Company, which specialized in pin-up calendars. According to The Playmate Book, Harrison also appeared in the men's magazines Follies and Gala.

External links

  • Playboy Online

February

Marilyn Waltz
(aka Margaret Scott)
Personal details
Born Marilyn Ardith Waltz
(1931-11-05)November 5, 1931
Waukesha, Wisconsin[2]
Died December 23, 2006(2006-12-23) (aged 75)
Measurements Bust: 36C"[3]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 34"
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[3]
Weight 113 lb (51 kg; 8.1 st)

Marilyn Ardith Jordan (née Waltz) (November 5, 1931 in Waukesha, Wisconsin – December 23, 2006 in Medford, Oregon) was an American actress and model.

Known as Marilyn Waltz, later Marilyn Jordan, she was Playboy's Playmate of the Month in the February 1954,[2][3] April 1954[4] and April 1955 issues. She was the first of two women to become a three-time Playmate. However for the first of her Playboy appearances, Waltz was billed as Margaret Scott.[3] For many years thereafter, many assumed that Marilyn and Margaret actually were two different people. It was not until the mid-1990s that the two were revealed to be the same person.

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • Playboy Online

March

Dolores Del Monte
Personal details
Born (1932-03-15) March 15, 1932 (age 82)
Spokane, Washington, United States[5]
Measurements Bust: 34"[5]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 35"
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[5]
Weight 118 lb (54 kg; 8.4 st)

Official website

Dolores Del Monte (born March 15, 1932 in Spokane, Washington)[5] was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the March 1954 issue.

External links

  • Playboy Online

April

See February entry, above Marilyn Waltz

May

Joanne Arnold
Personal details
Born (1931-04-01) April 1, 1931 (age 83)[6]
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[6]
Main article: Joanne Arnold

Joanne Arnold is an American actress and model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the May 1954 issue.[6] She also appeared on the covers of the March 1954 and August 1955 issues.

External links

  • Playboy Online
  • Internet Movie Database

June

See January entry, above

July

Neva Gilbert
Personal details
Born September 1st
New York City, United States
Measurements Bust: 36"
Waist: 26"
Hips: 37"
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 130 lb (59 kg; 9.3 st)
Main article: Neva Gilbert

Neva Gilbert is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its July 1954 issue.[7]

External links

  • Playboy Online
  • Internet Movie Database

August

Arline Hunter
Personal details
Born December 16, 1931[8]
Caldwell
Measurements Bust: 38"[8]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 35"
Main article: Arline Hunter

Arline Hunter is an American actress and model. She is perhaps best known as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for August 1954. Her centerfold was the first not to be purchased from the John Baumgarth Co. by Hugh Hefner, and was instead photographed by Ed DeLong.[8]

External links

  • Playboy Online
  • Internet Movie Database

September

Jackie Rainbow
Personal details
Born (1933-06-06)June 6, 1933
Died June 15, 1988(1988-06-15) (aged 55)

Jackie Rainbow (June 6, 1933 – June 15, 1988[9]) was an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its September 1954 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Carlyle Blackwell for the Publix Pictorial Service.

External links

  • Playboy Online

October

Madeline Castle
Personal details
Born (1933-12-01) December 1, 1933 (age 80)[10]

Madeline Castle is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the October 1954 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Jack Drebert and Jean Drebert.[10] Castle was a prominent model in pin-ups and in men's magazines during the 1950s and early 1960s, according to The Playmate Book.

External links

  • Playboy Online

November

Diane Hunter
Personal details
Born Gale Rita Morin
(1937-07-14) July 14, 1937 (age 77)
Tacoma, Washington, United States[11]
Measurements Bust: 34"D[11]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 35"
Height 5 ft 5½ in (1.66 m)[11]
Weight 125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)

Official website

Diane Hunter was the pseudonym for Gale Rita Morin (born July 14, 1937 in Tacoma, Washington),[11] who is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the November 1954 issue.

External links

  • Playboy Online

December

Terry Ryan
Personal details
Born (1933-12-01) December 1, 1933 (age 80)[12]
Measurements Bust: 36"[12]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"

Terry Ryan (born December 1, 1933)[12] is an American model. She is best known as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its December 1954 issue.

Ryan's pictorial was the first one photographed directly under Playboy's supervision. Prior to this issue, Playboy had purchased layouts from independent photographers.

External links

  • Playboy Online

See also

  • List of people in Playboy 1953–1959

References

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