Bettie Page is the Playboy Playmate for January 1955.
Bettie Page was known as the Queen of Curves, the Dark Angel and the Queen of Bondage. She grew up in Nashville, where she taught high school English. Some say that she quit because the boys in her class were uncontrollably distracted by her looks. But we think she wanted something else. In 1952 a New York photographer discovered her on Jones Beach. He took some pictures and made pin-up history. In 1955 she appeared as our sweet Santa. Hugh Hefner said of Bettie, “I think that she was a remarkable lady, an iconic figure in pop culture who influenced sexuality, taste in fashion, someone who had a tremendous impact on our society.”
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Bettie Page Bio
Name: Bettie Mae Page
Birthdate: April 22, 1923
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee
Ambitions: To be as happy in a marriage as I am in life.
Turn-Ons: Sports cars, animals.
Turnoffs: People spitting in streets, hair in restaurant food.
Take Me Away: Since my father was in charge of the project that brought the London Bridge to Arizona, I would love to see London.
Favorite Foods: Steak and lobster, Mexican, Orange Crush.
Great Reads: “The Exorcist,” “The Day of the Dolphins,” “Sex and the Married Man.”
As A Kid: I was born in Dallas but grew up in Houston.
Weak Spot: I’m a leader and very headstrong. I can be your best friend or your worst enemy (which is very seldom).
In My Free Time: I love working at my parents’ backgammon company to escape the crazy world of modeling.
I’d Love To Meet: Robert Redford — along with 50 million other women!
I’m Crazy About: People, sex and music.