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Dorothy Stratten

1960 - 1980

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Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten (February 28, 1960 – August 14, 1980), known professionally as Dorothy Stratten, was a Canadian Playboy Playmate and actress. Stratten was the Playboy Playmate of the Month for August 1979 and Playmate of the Year in 1980, and appeared in three comedy films and in at least two episodes of shows broadcast on American network television. She was murdered shortly after starring in the movie Galaxina at the age of 20 by her estranged husband and manager Paul Snider, who committed suicide on the same day. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dorothy Stratten has received more than 4,295,166 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Dorothy Stratten is the 5,305th most popular actor (down from 5,156th in 2019), the 444th most popular biography from Canada (down from 424th in 2019) and the 144th most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 4.3M

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  • 44.56

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  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Dorothy Stratten ranks 5,305 out of 9,996Before her are Tommy Cooper, Hunter Tylo, Ken Howard, Libby Holman, Nancy Kovack, and Margaret Lockwood. After her are Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Melissa Joan Hart, Yoo Ah-in, Peta Wilson, Warner Oland, and John James.

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Among people born in 1960, Dorothy Stratten ranks 297Before her are Sandy Powell, Plamen Oresharski, Michael Hardt, John Billingsley, Kim Milton Nielsen, and Joseph Williams. After her are Alain Geiger, Bruno Heller, Nils Petter Molvær, John Taylor, Maho Shimizu, and Randy Pausch. Among people deceased in 1980, Dorothy Stratten ranks 231Before her are Félix Welkenhuysen, Larry Williams, Carlo Annovazzi, Max Miedinger, David A. Johnston, and William Gemmell Cochran. After her are Enrique Hertzog, Strother Martin, Uttam Kumar, Professor Longhair, Louis Daquin, and Dick Haymes.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Dorothy Stratten ranks 444 out of 1,350Before her are Marie-Josée Croze (1970), John Howe (1957), Scotty Bowman (1933), Ian Millar (1947), Kelly Rowan (1965), and Ted Cruz (1970). After her are Jason Reitman (1977), Robert Lepage (1957), Chris Hadfield (1959), Anne Murray (1945), Lawrence Lambe (1863), and Sven Delblanc (1931).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Dorothy Stratten ranks 144Before her are Rosa Salazar (1985), Erica Durance (1978), Corey Haim (1971), Emily VanCamp (1986), Marie-Josée Croze (1970), and Kelly Rowan (1965). After her are Rachelle Lefevre (1979), Linda Thorson (1947), Jack Kruschen (1922), Rick Genest (1985), Wilfred Lucas (1871), and Sarah Carter (1980).

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