Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Marguerite Empey AKA Diana Webber

A number of Blogs and IMDB are reporting that nudist, Playboy playmate and model Diane Webber died last month. Ms. Webber was a Playboy centerfold twice in the 1950s. An underwater shot of her taken by Russ Meyer was the first photo in Playboy to show pubic hair. Ms. Webber appeared in the nudie film The Mermaids of Tiburon which has recently been released on DVD. I also remember her for a bit part in The Trial of Billy Jack. I can't find anything to support the claim that she has died. Any help would be appreciated.

UPDATE: This one didn't take long. My loyal reader James comes through again! How many is this James?

Anyway, Ms. Webber was a renowned Belly Dancing instructor. The following link to a Belly Dance Troupe website contains her obituary: http://www.gildedserpent.com/newsgraphics/ComKaleidoscope.htm


Anonymous said...

Daughter of Arturo Guy Empey

kathy said...

Diane never showed pubic hair in Playboy. The first was Paula Kally in the 1960's. You can check it out in at the Playboy website in the FAQ section.

All of Diane's Playboy appearences are posted on my website, www.perfumesofaraby.com