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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.
Margie Harrison is an American actress and model. She was Playmate of the Month for both January 1954 and June 1954. 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.
(aka Margaret Scott)
|Born||Marilyn Ardith Waltz|
November 5, 1931
|Died||December 23, 2006(aged 75)|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Weight||113 lb (51 kg; 8.1 st)|
Known as Marilyn Waltz, later Marilyn Jordan, she was Playboy's Playmate of the Month in the February 1954, April 1954 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. For many years thereafter, many assumed that Marilyn and Margaret actually were two different people. It wasn't until the mid 1990s that the two were revealed to be the same person.
|Dolores Del Monte|
|Born|| March 15, 1932 |
Spokane, Washington, United States
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||118 lb (54 kg; 8.4 st)|
See February entry, above
|Born||April 1, 1931|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
Joanne Arnold is an American actress and model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the May 1954 issue. She also appeared on the covers of the March 1954 and August 1955 issues.
See January entry, above
Neva Gilbert is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its July 1954 issue.
|Born||December 16, 1931|
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.
|Born||June 6, 1933|
|Died||June 15, 1988citation needed](aged 55)[|
Jackie Rainbow (June 6, 1933 – June 15, 1988) 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.
|Born||December 1, 1933|
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. Castle was a prominent model in pin-ups and in men's magazines during the 1950s and early 1960s, according to The Playmate Book.
|Born||Gale Rita Morin|
July 14, 1937
Tacoma, Washington, United States
|Height||5 ft 5½ in (1.66 m)|
|Weight||125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)|
Diane Hunter was the pseudonym for Gale Rita Morin (born July 14, 1937 in Tacoma, Washington), who is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the November 1954 issue.
|Born||December 1, 1933|
Terry Ryan (born December 1, 1933) 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.