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Death of a Starlet
All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers.In August of 1980, Playboy Playmate Dorothy Stratten was found dead at just 20 years old. She was the girl next door with the shy smile and whispery voice who didn’t know her own beauty. To Hugh Hefner, she was his next Marilyn Monroe. To famed director Peter Bogdonovich, she was his muse. And to her husband, Paul Snider, she was his ticket to fame and fortune. All three ambitious men adored her. Only one of them murdered her. How did Dorothy’s Hollywood dreams lead to her...
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4.7 stars from 2,885 ratings
When I realized this was more of a narrative/story telling rather than “just the facts,” I didn’t think I’d like it…but I was enthralled from the beginning. Josh Lucas is excellent! Story so tragic and the many opportunities where Dorothy may have been spared.
herladyshp via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/20/22
It’s been awhile since a podcast has caught my attention like this. I could not stop listening. Her story is so tragic. I was so emotionally invested…crying by the end of the 6th episode.
a_raeee via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/13/22
Great podcast, informative and insightful. Well researched and presented.
EmmajaneR via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 06/16/22
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