The Canadian model and actress Dorothy Stratten was the Playboy Playmate for the month of August 1979. The next year, she became the Playmate of the Year 1980. In honor of the late actress/model, Dorothy movies like, ‘Death of Centerfold,’ and ‘The Killing of the Unicorn’ were released.
Dorothy was born on February 28, 1960. Her parents raised her in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her birth sign was Pisces. The ethnicity of Dorothy was Caucasian. She attended Centennial High School.
|Real Name||Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten|
|Birthday||February 28, 1960|
|Birthplace||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Net Worth||$1.9 million|
|Parents||Simon, Nelly Hoogstraten|
|Siblings||John Arthur, Louise Stratten|
|Deathday||August 14, 1980|
|Death Place||West Los Angeles|
|Death Cause||Gunshot Wound|
Death Cause and Funeral Details
Her Spouse, Paul Snider, killed Dorothy. He used a gun to kill Dorothy. The couple was about to divorce the same day he killed himself with the same weapon. Dorothy’s funeral took place in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.
Dorothy Stratten Net Worth and Salary
While attending High School, she met her killer husband, Paul. He convinced her for a photo shoot. In 1978 Paul send the nude pictures of Dorothy to Playboy Magazine. And in a short time, she elevated to high grounds. She was Playboy Playmate of the Month.
Moreover, Dorothy appeared in three comedy movies and two episodes of shows on US network TV. Though Dorothy managed to earn some money out of her career, the exact net worth is not disclosed in the media.
Relationship, Married, Husband
The marital life of Dorothy was dreadful. She was married to Paul Snider. He was a 26-year-old man from Vancouver. By profession, Paul was a club owner and pimp. Dorothy and Paul began their journey as husband and wife from June 1979.
When Paul and Dorothy decided to depart their ways, Paul murdered her. After her death, he used the same shotgun and killed himself.
Previously, Dorothy was in love with Peter Bogdanovich, who is an American director, writer, actor, producer, and film historian.
Parents, Siblings, and Family
Dorothy was born to parents Simon and Nelly Hoogstraten. Her parents were emigrants from Netherland. Dorothy’s parents raised her alongside her two siblings. Her brother John Arthur was born in 1961, and after seven years, her sister, Louise Stratten, was born.
Dorothy Stratten Height and Weight
From a young age, Dorothy was beautiful. She had an ideal height of 5 feet 9 inches with a bodyweight of 56 kg. The color of her hair was blonde, and she had pretty blue eyes.