Former Play Playmate actress Kymberly Herrin passed away aged 65
Playboy Playmate and famous actress Kymberly Herrin passed away. She was 65.
An obituary confirmed her passing in the Santa Barbara News-Press, which stated that she died quietly on October 28 in Santa Barbara, California, where she resided.
On social media, her niece confirmed the information as well.
In 1975, Herrin received his high school diploma from Santa Barbara. She became a model, appearing on the covers of numerous publications, including Playboy.
According to IMDB, she was Playmate of the Month in the March 1981 edition and appeared on the covers of the issues published in September 1982 and 1983.
Additionally, Herrin made notable appearances in “Beverly Hills Cop II” and “Romancing the Stone,” among other popular films.
She was most recognized for her part in “Ghostbusters,” in which she played a ghost who shared a dream with Dan Aykroyd’s Ray Stantz.
Ghostbusters visit youngsters at La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago.
The obituary read, “Kymberly will be greatly missed by those that knew and loved her.”
Her mother, Billie Dodson, and brother Mark Herrin are Herrin’s only living family members.
Although there is no known official cause of death, the family requests that donations be made in her honor to the American Cancer Society to support breast cancer research.
About Kymberly Ellen Herrin
Kymberly Ellen Herrin, a stunning, curvy, slim blonde, was born on October 2, 1957, in Santa Barbara County, California. She is a hybrid of French, Swedish, and Filipino ancestry. In 1975, Herrin received his diploma from Santa Barbara Senior High School. In the March 1981 issue of “Playboy,” she was featured as the Playmate of the Month.
She was on the covers of “Playboy” in September 1982 and September 1983. Herrin appeared in a few “Playboy” videos and posed for several “Playboy” special editions. She also worked as a model for other companies, including Ralph Lauren and “FIT” magazine (she also did fitness and swimwear ads for this particular magazine).
Herrin has appeared in a few motion pictures. In the prologue to Romancing the Stone (1984), she played Angelina. In Ghostbusters (1984), she had a memorable sex scene as a seductive spirit that Dan Aykroyd dreams of. In Beverly Hills Cop II, she was cast as a Playboy Playmate (1987).
Even more notably, Kymberly was the blonde dressed in red in the ZZ Top music video for “Legs” and made a cameo appearance on a Matt Houston episode (1982). From 1991 until 1994, Herrin attended Santa Barbara City College. She is still a Santa Barbara, California, resident.