Claudia Jennings: American model and actress; born Mary Eileen Chesterton 20 December 1949, Saint Paul Minnesota; died 3 October 1979, age 29, California State Route 1, California; automobile accident.
Playboy magazine’s Playmate of the Month November 1969 and Playmate of the Year 1970, Jennings appeared on screen from 1971 until her death in 1979. Two of her most succesful starring roles were The Unholy Rollers (1972) and Gator Bait (1974). She also appeared in an episode of The Brady Bunch (TV 1973) as an exploitative music executive.
She lost control of her VW convertible driving from Malibu to Los Angeles and collided with a van, dying at the scene of the accident.