Ex-playmate (66) ‘shoots’ mate

2010-10-21 07:41

Los Angeles – A former Playboy playmate of the year who appeared in the horror movie Rosemary’s Baby has been charged with shooting her boyfriend at their Hollywood flat.

The district attorney’s office said 66-year-old Victoria Rathgeb had pleaded not guilty to attempted murder. She remained jailed yesterday on $1.5 million (about R10?million) bail and could face up to life in prison if convicted.

Police said that she had shot her boyfriend during a domestic dispute on Saturday evening.

Los Angeles police spokesperson Norma Eisenman said the man, whose identity wasn’t released, remained in a critical condition.

Rathgeb was 1968’s Playmate of the Year under the name of Angela Dorian. She had TV and movie roles in the 1960s and 1970s and played a recovering heroin addict in the 1968 hit Rosemary’s Baby.

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