Canadian Playboy model and actress who was Playboy Playmate of the Month in August 1979 and Playmate of the Year in 1980.
She attended Centennial High School located in Coquitlam in 1977 and worked at a Dairy Queen when she sent nude photos to Playboy Magazine and signed a contract.
The book The Killing of the Unicorn by Peter Bogdanovich was based on her life. Bogdanovich ended up marrying her sister.
She married club promoter, Paul Snider, in 1979. He brutally murdered her after having marital problems with the troubled starlet.
She was played by Jamie Lee Curtis in the 1981 film, Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story.