Ellen Stratton, Playboy’s Miss December 1959, holds the distinction of being named the first official Playmate of the Year in 1960. Ellen was born in Marietta, Mississippi, and her family moved to Los Angeles when she was 10.
In a 1959 interview Ellen told Playboy her ambitions were “to excel as a good legal secretary, study law, and become a lady lawyer.” Her hobbies include reading and cooking, and her favorite sports are swimming, dancing, and tennis.
Ellen revealed her turn-ons to Playboy, which include “Greek food and the beach.” She’s turned off by “procrastinators, television, and cigar smokers.” Ellen is attracted to men who are patient and intelligent. Qualities she doesn’t like? “Sarcasm and vanity.”