Death of Christa Speck

August 1, 1942 - March 22, 2013
Los Angeles, California | Age 70

Playboy Playmate dies in Los Angeles
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The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A German-born former Playboy Playmate who later married television producer Marty Krofft has died in Los Angeles of natural causes at age 70.

Family spokesman Christoph Buerger says Christa Speck died March 22 at home.

Speck, a model and actress, was named Playboy's "Playmate of the Month" in September 1961, and "Playmate of the Year" in 1962.

Speck was discovered by Playboy while working as a secretary at Bank of America. She was...

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