Claudia Jennings

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Claudia Jennings
Playboy centerfold appearance
November 1969
Preceded byJean Bell
Succeeded byGloria Root
Playmate of the Year
1970
Preceded byConnie Kreski
Succeeded bySharon Clark
Personal details
Born(1949-12-20)December 20, 1949
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.[1]
DiedOctober 3, 1979(1979-10-03) (aged 29)[1][2]
MeasurementsBust: 35"[1]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[1]
Weight115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)
 
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Claudia Jennings
Playboy centerfold appearance
November 1969
Preceded byJean Bell
Succeeded byGloria Root
Playmate of the Year
1970
Preceded byConnie Kreski
Succeeded bySharon Clark
Personal details
Born(1949-12-20)December 20, 1949
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.[1]
DiedOctober 3, 1979(1979-10-03) (aged 29)[1][2]
MeasurementsBust: 35"[1]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[1]
Weight115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)

Claudia Jennings (Mary Eileen Chesterton, December 20, 1949, Saint Paul, Minnesota – October 3, 1979, Malibu, California)[1] was an American model and actress. Jennings is Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for November 1969 and also Playmate of the Year for 1970. Her original pictorial was photographed by Pompeo Posar.[1]

Career[edit]

Jennings had been a receptionist at Playboy before posing for the magazine.[3] After her appearances in Playboy, Jennings became an actress in 1970s "exploitation" movies and in television. In 1973, she had a guest appearance on The Brady Bunch episode, "Adios, Johnny Bravo." Jennings had tried out for a role on Charlie's Angels, a popular detective show at the time, but was rejected in favor of Shelley Hack.[4]

Death[edit]

Jennings died in a car accident while driving on Pacific Coast Highway.[2] She was 29.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Notable TV appearances[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Playmate data". Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c Hick Flicks: The Rise and Fall of Redneck Cinema. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Rollings, Grant (May 9, 2007). "The curse of the Playmates". The Sun (London). Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  4. ^ Boys and Toys: Ultimate Action-Adventure Movies. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 

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