- Playboy Playmate of the Month August 1979.
- Playboy Playmate of the Year 1980.
- Murdered by husband, Paul Snider.
- Interred at Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California, USA, Section D, #170.
- In high school (c. 1974-1977), she worked at the local Dairy Queen in Vancouver, British Columbia. 2109 East Hastings Street.
- Dated director/actor Peter Bogdanovich.
- Bogdanovich married Dorothy's little sister Louise Stratten.
- Has become a minor cult figure with a few movies made about her life and even a song written about her.
- The song written in Dorothy's honor is "Cover Girl" by Prism.
- In the 1983 Bob Fosse film about the Stratten Tragedy, 'Star 80 (1983)' the murder scene was filmed at the actual apartment where young Dorothy died.
- Born in a Salvation Army hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Snider hired a private detective to follow Stratten around after she moved into Peter Bogdanovich's Bel Air home.
- On Stratten's Playmate data sheet, she listed her major turnoff as "jealous people."
- Measurements: 36-26-36 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
- Graduated from Centennial High School in Coquitlam, B.C. in 1978
- Canadian rocker Bryan Adams wrote a song dedicated to Dorothy: the poignant "The Best Was Yet to Come." It appears on his 1983 album "Cuts Like a Knife."
- Her tombstone features a quote from Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms." Ironically, Hemingway's granddaughter Mariel portrayed her in Bob Fosse's 'Star 80 (1983)' .
- Grew up in the East Hastings area in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Is buried 2 1/2 miles away from the Playboy Mansion
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