Former call girl and writer best known for her memoir The Happy Hooker: My Own Story.
She was in a Japanese internment camp for the first three years of her life and worked as a secretary in the 1960s.
She wrote an advice column for Penthouse Magazine for 35 years.
She described herself as turning gay in 1997 after being in a relationship with a woman, but she married Dutchman Philip de Haan in 2007.
Her 1971 memoir The Happy Hooker: My Own Story was co-authored by Robin Moore.