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.