Merle Pertile

Miss January 1962

Merle Pertile bio

November 23, 1941 - November 28, 1997 / Sagittarius / Age 56

Merle Pertile was an American Playboy model and actress. She was born on November 23, 1941 in Whittier, California, United States. Merle Pertile measurements are 38-22-34. She was chosen as Playboy Playmate of the Month in January 1962. Merle was 20 when she became a Playmate.

During the second season of the Playboy's Penthouse TV series (1960 - 61), Merle became a regular cast member. It was there that she first met Hugh Hefner. The cause of her death in 1997 was complications following heart surgery.

Merle Pertile measurements

Height: 5 ft 4 in (165 cm)
Weight: 112 lb (51 kg)

Breast: 38 in (97 cm)
Waist: 22 in (56 cm)
Hips: 34 in (86 cm)

Merle Pertile details

Zodiac: Sagittarius
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Hair color: red

All Playboy Playmates of 1962

Merle Pertile, Miss January 1962, Playboy Playmate
January 1962