Dorothy Stratten was born in Vancouver, British Columbia as Dorothy Hoogstratten. When barely 17, she was spotted working in a Canadian Dairy Queen fast-food restaurant by Paul Snider, nine years her elder. Snider saw the beautiful girl's face and and just knew he could make her into a star. Turns out he was right. But unfortunately for Dorothy, he was right.
After beginning a relationship with Dorothy, he finally convinced her that she would be great as a Playboy model and that she could