List of Playboy Playmates of 1972

The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1972. Playboy magazine names their Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year.

January

Marilyn Cole
Playboy Playmate of the Year
1973
Preceded byLiv Lindeland
Succeeded byCyndi Wood
Personal details
Born (1949-05-07) 7 May 1949
Portsmouth, England[1]
MeasurementsBust: 36"[1]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 35"
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]
Weight119 lb (54 kg)

Marilyn Cole (born 7 May 1949, Portsmouth, England)[1] is Playboy magazine's January 1972 Playmate of the Month, as well as their 1973 Playmate of the Year, the only Briton to hold that title. Her original pictorial was photographed by Alexas Urba.[1]

February

P.J. Lansing
Personal details
Born (1949-10-13) October 13, 1949
Frankford, Missouri, United States
MeasurementsBust: 36"
Waist: 25"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight121 lb (55 kg; 8.6 st)

P.J. Lansing (born October 13, 1949 in Frankford, Missouri) is an American model. She was Playboy 's Playmate of the Month for its February 1972 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar.

March

Ellen Michaels
Personal details
Born (1953-02-12) February 12, 1953
Queens, New York, United States
MeasurementsBust: 37
Waist: 24
Hips: 35
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Weight107 lb (49 kg; 7.6 st)

Ellen Michaels (born February 12, 1953 in Queens) is an American model and photographer.

She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the March 1972 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Dwight Hooker.

Michaels, who was getting a degree in elementary education at the time of her pictorial, went on to become a successful model for everything from advertising campaigns to romance novels. She appears on many record album covers including The Salsoul Orchestra, Eric Clapton, and Barrabas.

She also has donated much of her time to charity work with the disabled and senior citizens, and ran a volunteer program for the blind for many years.

She is currently a wildlife and nature photographer, specializing in photos of the birds, butterflies, insects and landscapes of Central Park in New York City.

April

Vicki Peters
Personal details
Born (1950-09-09) September 9, 1950
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States[2]
MeasurementsBust: 34"[2]
Waist: 22"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[2]
Weight115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)

Vicki Peters (born September 9, 1950 in Minneapolis) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its April 1972 issue.[2] Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli.[2] In 1970, Peters appeared in the film Blood Mania.

May

Deanna Baker
Personal details
Born (1949-12-29) December 29, 1949
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
MeasurementsBust: 35"
Waist: 22"
Hips: 35"
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Deanna Baker (born December 29, 1949 in St. Louis) is an American model. She was chosen by Playboy magazine to be its Playmate of the Month for May 1972. She was also a Playboy Bunny at the Denver club.[3]

June

Debbie Davis
Personal details
Born (1951-09-09) September 9, 1951
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
MeasurementsBust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight122 lb (55 kg; 8.7 st)

Debbie Davis (born September 9, 1951 in Pittsburgh) is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for June 1972. Her centerfold was photographed by William Figge.

July

Carol O'Neal
Personal details
Born (1948-08-18) August 18, 1948
New York City, United States
MeasurementsBust: 35"
Waist: 25"
Hips: 35"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight117 lb (53 kg; 8.4 st)

Carol O'Neal (born August 18, 1948 in New York City) is an American model. She is best known as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its July 1972 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Richard Fegley. O'Neal had a small part in the 1979 film When a Stranger Calls. She was later married to former NFL Quarterback Bobby Douglass.

August

Linda Summers
Personal details
Born (1950-11-20) November 20, 1950
San Diego, California
MeasurementsBust: 36"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 35"
Height5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Weight105 lb (48 kg; 7.5 st)

Linda Summers (born November 20, 1950 in San Diego) is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the August 1972 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by William Figge and Ed DeLong.

September

Susan Miller
Personal details
Born (1947-03-22) March 22, 1947
New York City, United States
MeasurementsBust: 39
Waist: 25
Hips: 39
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight140 lb (64 kg; 10 st)

Susan Miller (born March 22, 1947 in New York City) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the September 1972 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli.

October

Sharon Johansen
Personal details
Born (1948-10-11) October 11, 1948
Norway[4]
MeasurementsBust: 40"[4]
Waist: 22"
Hips: 37"
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[4]
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)[4]

Sharon Johansen (born October 11, 1948)[4] is a Norwegian-American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its October 1972 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Alexas Urba.[4] Johansen was born in Norway, but when she was a year old her family moved to Wisconsin.

For a brief time, Johansen worked as a receptionist for Pierre Salinger.[5] She posed nude for the December 1979 Playboy pictorial "Playmates Forever!"

November

Lena Söderberg
Personal details
Born (1951-03-31) March 31, 1951
Sweden
MeasurementsBust: 34"
Waist: 26"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Lena Soderberg (born March 31, 1951 in Sweden; the actual Swedish spelling of this name is Lena Söderberg, but she is better known without the diacritics) appeared as a Playmate in the November 1972 issue of Playboy magazine,[6] under the name Lenna Sjööblom. Her centerfold was photographed by Dwight Hooker.

Her photo (known as Lenna) is often used in the field of digital image processing.[7]

December

Mercy Rooney
Personal details
Born (1950-06-21) June 21, 1950
New Jersey
MeasurementsBust: 36"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)

Mercy Rooney (born Merci Montello on June 21, 1950 in New Jersey) is an American model and actress. She was the December 1972 Playmate of the Month. Her centerfold was photographed by Alexas Urba. In March 1973 she was the Playmate of the Month in the German edition of Playboy and simultaneously appeared on the covers of the U.S., German, French and Italian editions. She was also a Playboy Bunny at the Los Angeles club.[8]

See also

References

  1. "Playmate data". Retrieved 8 November 2010.
  2. "Playmate data". Retrieved 17 July 2010.
  3. "Miss May 1972 Deanna Baker". playboy.com. PEI. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  4. "Playmate listing". Retrieved November 12, 2009.
  5. "Playboy UK". Retrieved November 12, 2009.
  6. "Playmate of the Month". Playboy Magazine. November 1972.
  7. Jamie Hutchison, "Culture, Communication, and an Information Age Madonna," IEEE Professional Communication Society Newsletter Vol. 45, No. 3, May/June 2001, PDF
  8. "Miss December 1972 Mercy Rooney". playboy.com. PEI. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
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