Here are some of the stars who appeared nude in Playboy. For the most part, the postings helped the star’ careers.
PlayboyMarilyn Monroe – December 1953 The legendary star appeared nude in the first issue of Hefner’s magazine.
PlayboyFarrah Fawcett – December 1978 The “Charlie’s Angels” star made waves with her cover.
PlayboyBo Derek – March 1980 Hot off her 1979 R-rated hit “10,” Bo Derek appeared the following year — without the cornrows.
PlayboyKim Basinger – February 1983 Basinger did her famous Playboy shoot in 1981, but it appeared two years later around the time of her stint as a Bond girl in “Never Say Never Again.”
PlayboyMadonna – September 1985 Just as the Material Girl was taking off in her film debut “Desperately Seeking Susan,” Playboy published nude pics from 1978 when she was a struggling artist in NYC.
PlayboySharon Stone – July 1990 Stone appeared around the time she starred in “Total Recall.”
Pamela Anderson – July 1992
PlayboyJenny McCarthy – June 1994 The model was paid $20,000 to pose for Playboy — and parlayed that into a lucrative career on TV.
PlayboyCharlize Theron – May 1999 The actress unsuccessfully sued Playboy when it published nude shots from her early days as a model.
PlayboyDenise Richards – December 2004 The former Bond girl (“The World Is Not Enough”) posed just five months after giving birth.
PlayboyLindsay Lohan – January/February 2012 The former child star did a pictorial in 2012 inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s shoot for the first issue.
Partial source: The Wrap.com