Claudia Jennings was born Mary Eileen Chesterton on December 20, 1949 and grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In her teens, she moved to the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, where she graduated from high school in 1968. That same year she got a receptionist job in Playboy magazine's Chicago headquarters and joined the Hull House Theatre Company. She caught the attention of Playboy photographer Pompeo Posar and appeared as the November 1969 Playmate of the Month. In 1970 she became Playmate of the Year and, within a year's time, had appeared in three motion pictures. Throughout the rest of the 1970s, she appeared in another dozen films, including THE UNHOLY ROLLERS, GATOR BAIT, TRUCK STOP WOMEN, and THE GREAT TEXAS DYNAMITE CHASE. She lived with songwriter Bobby Hart during the early Seventies and with a Beverly Hills real estate agent named Stan Herman from 1975 onward. On October 3, 1979, Claudia Jennings died in an automobile accident in Malibu, California.
JUD aka ONE TOO MANY MORNINGS (1971)
THE STEPMOTHER (1971)
THE LOVE MACHINE (1971)
THE UNHOLY ROLLERS aka LEADER OF THE PACK (1972)
'GATOR BAIT (1973)
BLOODY FRIDAY aka SINGLE GIRLS aka PRIVATE SCHOOL (1973)
40 CARATS (1973)
TRUCK STOP WOMEN (1974)
GROUP MARRIAGE (1974)
SISTERS OF DEATH (1976)
THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (uncredited, 1976)
THE GREAT TEXAS DYNAMITE CHASE (1977)
MOONSHINE COUNTY EXPRESS (1977)
FAST COMPANY (1979)
She appeared in television shows "The Brady Bunch" (1973), "Cannon" (1974),
"The FBI" (1974), and "The Streets of San Francisco (1976).
There are better biographical sketches of her HERE and HERE.