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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 20 May 1940Bronx, New York, USA
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lovely and shapely brunette knockout Joyce Nizzari was born on May 20, 1940 in the Bronx, New York City, New York. She's of Italian descent. Joyce was discovered in Miami, Florida at age fifteen by noted glamour photographer Bunny Yeager. Nizzari was chosen as the queen of an annual convention held by the Florida Photographers Association in August, 1957 and was a nominee of the Hialeah Junior of Commerce for the 1958 Miss America beauty pageant. She graced the cover of the July, 1958 issue of "Playboy" and was the Playmate of the Month in the December, 1958 issue of the famous men's magazine. Moreover, Joyce worked as a Bunny at the first Playboy Club in Chicago, Illinois. Among the movies she had small parts in are the camp schlock classic The Wild Women of Wongo (1958) (as one of the titular ladies), Seven Days in May (1964), Pajama Party (1964) and The Great Race (1965). Nizzari also made guest appearances on episodes of such TV series as Burke's Law (1963), McHale's Navy (1962), The Beverly Hillbillies (1962), Petticoat Junction (1963), Green Acres (1965) and Hawaii Five-O (1968). Joyce married character actor Jack Hogan in May, 1967; the couple had two sons prior to splitting up in 1980. In the late 90s, Nizzari returned to "Playboy" full-time as one of Hugh Hefner's assistants at the Playboy Mansion West.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: woodyanders

Spouse (1)

Jack Hogan (May 1967 - 1980) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (3)

Playboy Playmate of the Month December 1958 (Fifth Anniversary Playmate).
Mother, with Jack Hogan, of two sons.
Works in the offices at Playboy Mansion West. [2006]

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