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Date of Birth 5 August 1945Lebanon, Oregon, USA
Birth NameJanet Canoy
Nickname G.I. Jo
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lovely and sultry brunette Jo Collins was born Janet Canoy on August 5, 1945 in Lebanon, Oregon. She's of half Spanish and half Norwegian descent. Jo graduated from North Eugene High School in Eugene, Oregon. Collins was discovered by "Playboy" while working as a page for the TV game show "Queen for a Day." She went on to work as a Playboy Bunny at several Playboy Clubs and eventually became a Bunny Mother. Jo was the Playmate of the Month in the December, 1964 issue of "Playboy" and was the Playmate of the Year in 1965. She earned the nickname G.I. Jo for her USO tours to Vietnam to entertain the troops during the Vietnam War. Collins had small parts in the movies "Ski Party," "How to Stuff a Wild Bikini," "Sergeant Dead Head," "Lord Love a Duck," and "Fireball 500." She was married to famous baseball player Bo Belinsky from 1970 to 1975. Jo Collins did a follow-up pictorial called "Playmates Forever!" in the December, 1979 issue of "Playboy."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: woodyanders

Spouse (1)

Bo Belinsky (1970 - 1975) (divorced)

Trivia (3)

(c. 1963) Graduated North Eugene High School, Eugene, Oregon.
Playboy Playmate of the Month December 1964
Playboy Playmate of the Year 1965

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