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Dorothy Stratten

Model and actress

Born on February 28, 1960.
Died at the age of 20 on August 14, 1980.
Cause of Death: Shot dead by her estranged husband in a murder-suicide.

Dorothy Stratten
She has been dead for 43 years.
If she were still alive today, she would be 64 years old.

People who died in 1980.
Famous people who were murdered.

Which generation did Dorothy Stratten belong to?

Dorothy Stratten was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was her real name?

Her real name was Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten.

What was she known for?

She was a Canadian Playboy model who appeared in movies such as Galaxina (1980) and They All Laughed (1981).

Which star sign was Dorothy Stratten?

She had the star sign Pisces.

Life Path Number

Her Life Path Number was 1.

How tall was she?

Dorothy Stratten was around 5 ft 9 inches tall. In centimeters, her height was 175 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that she was noticeably taller than the average American female.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 9 inches.

How old would Dorothy Stratten be now?

If she were still alive today, she would be 64 years old.

That means that she'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Adam Clayton

Adam Clayton

U2
Born on March 13, 1960
Star Sign: Pisces

Brenda Strong

Brenda Strong

Actress
Born on March 25, 1960
Star Sign: Aries

Annabella Sciorra

Annabella Sciorra

Actress
Born on March 29, 1960
Star Sign: Aries

How many years ago did she die?

She died 43 years, 6 months, and 22 days ago.

What day of the week was she born on?

She was born on a Sunday.

What day of the week did she die on?

She died on a Thursday.

How long ago did Dorothy Stratten die?

She died in August 1980, which was over 43 years ago. Four decades have passed since her death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of her death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career and has their own children by now.
  • Since Dorothy Stratten's death in 1980, roughly ten FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around eleven US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since her death, the United States has had seven new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eight new prime ministers.
  • When Dorothy Stratten died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because she died in 1980, it means that she probably never heard of famous names such as Madonna, Metallica, and Phil Collins.

Other people who died around August 14, 1980

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Dorothy Stratten.

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

Film director Deceased
Died on Apr 29, 1980, at the age of 80.
Star Sign: Leo

Ian Curtis

Ian Curtis

English singer Deceased
Died on May 18, 1980, at the age of 23.
Star Sign: Cancer

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen

Actor Deceased
Died on Nov 7, 1980, at the age of 50.
Star Sign: Aries

John Lennon

John Lennon

Singer Deceased
Died on Dec 8, 1980, at the age of 40.
Star Sign: Libra

People who are the same height as Dorothy Stratten

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as her.

Keith Moon

Keith Moon

Drummer Deceased
Born on August 23, 1946
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Jon Cryer

Jon Cryer

Actor
Born on April 16, 1965
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

People who are taller than her

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than her.

John Lennon

John Lennon

Singer Deceased
Born on October 9, 1940
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Ron Livingston

Ron Livingston

Actor
Born on June 5, 1967
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce

Actor
Born on October 5, 1967
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are shorter than her

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than her.

Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini

Italian dictator Deceased
Born on July 29, 1883
Height: 1.69m / 5 ft 7 inches

Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira

Actress
Born on February 14, 1978
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Julia Fox

Julia Fox

Actress
Born on February 2, 1990
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

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