Petra Verkaik

Petra Verkaik started off her Playboy career with a bang—literally. After signing her Playboy contract, the five-foot, eight-inch brunette went to start her 1976 Volkswagen jalopy, which did not want to cooperate; Petra, unperturbed, began to collect her tools from…
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Eugena Washington

If there’s one thing Eugena Washington isn’t, it’s afraid to speak her mind. At five feet, nine and a half inches, the statuesque Miss Washington has made a name for herself as a model, and her personal mantra is ‘Why…
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Laurie Carr

“I'll think I know where my life is going, then it'll turn 180 degrees,” explains Laurie Carr, whose life has taken another, much more explicit turn. “I was studying commercial art in Texas, but found I didn't like its business…
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Karen Velez

Meet Karen Velez, our first-ever Puerto Rican Playmate. “When I was picked for Playmate of the Year, I was flabbergasted. ‘You guys want me?’” Of course we wanted Karen—she’s a feisty Latina with voluminous dark brown hair and a voluptuous…
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Terry Nihen

Most models never know when they’ll receive that life-changing call from Playboy. But, for some girls, instead of receiving a call from Playboy, they’re discovered and encouraged to pose by our Playmates. Terry Nihen was found by our Miss February…
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