October 2004 Playmate of the Month
Kimberly Holland (born August 1, 1982 in Humble, Texas) is an American Playboy model. Holland tried out for Playboy scouts when they were searching for models for The 50th Anniversary Playmate Hunt. She appeared in the accompanying pictorial in the December 2003. Holland was Playboy’s Cyber Girl of the Week for the 4th week of January 2004, Cyber Girl of the Month for May 2004, and Playmate of the Month for October 2004. It was also in 2004 when she graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in marketing.
February 2009 Playmate of the Month
Jessica Burciaga (born April 11, 1983) is an American model and was selected to be Playboy’s February 2009 Playmate of the Month. She has been featured in Maxim and has been on the cover of Modified Mag, Performance Auto & Sound, Latino Future, and Open Your Eyes. In 2006, Burciaga was chosen to work at Playboy Club at the Palms in Las Vegas.
January 2001 Playmate of the Month
Irina Voronina (born December 19, 1977 in Dzerzhinsk, Russia) is a Russian model and Playboy Playmate for January 2001. She first started working as a model at age 14, appearing in a show in Sevastopol. She was chosen as Playboy’s Playmate of the Month in January, 2001 and has appeared in numerous Playboy videos. She has also modelled for another adult magazine, Perfect 10. She appeared in the 2005 Playmates at Play at the Playboy Mansion swimsuit calendar as calendar girl of May. The calendar was the inaugural Playmates at Play calendar and it was shot on the grounds of Playboy Mansion in 2004. It was Playboy’s first attempt at creating a non-nude swimsuit calendar featuring Playmates similar in style with those from Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Irina was also featured twice in the Playboy Cyber Club’s celebrity photographer section. One was a topless pictorial shot by Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman. Another was presented as if shot by Manne Quinn, the Axe mannequin. After being disrobed and photographed, Irina presumably is overcome by the Axe effect and cannot resist making advances on the dummy.
She was the 2008 St. Pauli Girl Beer spokesmodel, a position held in previous years by other Playboy Playmates.
November 2008 Playmate of the Month
Grace Kim (born August 20, 1979 in Los Angeles, CA) is a an American model. She was selected to be Playboy’s November 2008 Playmate of the Month. Prior to becoming a Playmate, she was the former press release lead for the Guitar Hero video game series. A UCLA alum, she graduated in 2001 with a B.A. in English. In October 2008, Kim appeared in a presidential election spoof video for Funny or Die.com. The video, Playmates Heat Up the Presidential Debate also features fellow Playboy models Jayde Nicole, Jo Garcia, and Christine Smith.
November 2007 Playmate of the Month
Lindsay Elizabeth Wagner (born March 14, 1988 in Omaha, Nebraska) is an American model who was the Playboy Playmate for November 2007. Her centerfold was photographed by Stephen Wayda. She is a former ring gal for Omaha Fight Club in which her brothers participate. Wagner appeared in the third season’s first episode of The Girls Next Door in August 2007.
November 2006 Playmate of the Month
Sarah Elizabeth (born August 9, 1983) is an American model. She was Playboy’s Cyber Girl of the Week in the 4th week of December 2005, and Cyber Girl of the Month in April 2006. She was selected as the Playmate of the Month for the November 2006 issue of Playboy. Her pictorial was photographed by Stephen Wayda.
May 2007 Playmate of the Month
Shannon James (born February 5, 1987 in Holland, Pennsylvania) is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for May 2007. Like Jillian Grace, who was Miss March 2005, James was brought to the attention of Howard Stern. One of Shannon’s best friends, Lindsay Campbell, submitted several photographs of Shannon to the show, and Shannon was chosen to come in for an evaluation. She was then given the opportunity for a test shoot.
May 2000 Playmate of the Month
Brooke Berry (born March 7, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian model and actress. She was chosen as Playboy’s Playmate of the Month in May, 2000, and has appeared in several Playboy videos.
June 2004 Playmate of the Month
Hiromi Oshima (born on 6 January 1980 in Tokyo) is a Japanese model and in June 2004 became the first Japanese Playboy Playmate. Oshima tried out for Playboy scouts when they were searching for models for The 50th Anniversary Playmate Hunt. She appeared in the accompanying pictorial in the December 2003 issue.
In addition to appearing in the June 2004 Playboy centerfold, she has also starred in a number of Playboy videos as well as Playboy Special Editions. She appeared in the 2005 Playmates at Play at the Playboy Mansion swimsuit calendar as calendar girl of January. The calendar was the inaugural Playmates at Play calendar and it was shot on the grounds of Playboy Mansion in 2004. It was Playboy’s first attempt at creating a non-nude swimsuit calendar featuring Playmates similar in style with those from the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. While all Playmates appeared in bikinis in the calendar, only she and Karen McDougal were sporting painted-on bikinis.
She has also appeared in several episodes of The Girls Next Door reality show on the E! network and was casted as herself in the 2008 motion picture The House Bunny.
January 2009 Playmate of the Month
Dasha Astafieva (born 4 August 1985) is a Ukrainian model. She is also a member of the Ukrainian pop group, Nikita. She was selected to be Playboy’s Playmate of the Month for January 2009. She is the 55th Anniversary Playmate.