Is this your podcast?
Sign up to track ranks and reviews from Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more
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...
Listen now
Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 2,885 ratings
Hooked!
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
Binge-Worthy
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
Addictive
Great podcast, informative and insightful. Well researched and presented.
EmmajaneR via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 06/16/22
Recent Episodes
Badlands is a true crime podcast that dives deep into the real stories of the famous– at their most infamous. Hosted by Jake Brennan, each season explores the real life crimes and scandalous careers of the world’s most popular cultural figures. In an all new season, he tells the stories of...
Published 08/03/22
In the latest season of Wondery’s Even The Rich, hosts Brooke and Aricia tell the story of Elton John. Before he was Reginald Dwight. Reginald hates who he is: a chubby, awkward kid from a fractured English home. So he escapes through music, and reinvents himself as Elton John. The journey take...
Published 07/06/22
On May 4, 2001, Bonny Lee Bakley was found fatally shot in a car on a dark North Hollywood street. The prime suspect was her husband, famed actor Robert Blake. But Bonny, a longtime con artist, had plenty of enemies. She left behind a trail of men she’d scammed, and she had a volatile...
Published 06/20/22
Do you host a podcast?
Track your ranks and reviews from Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more.
See hourly chart positions and more than 30 days of history.
Get Chartable Analytics »