Sharon was a Bunny in
the Chicago Playboy Club between 1970 and 1976. She was discovered
during a Bunny Hunt in Houston, Texas. John Dante, Playboy Clubs'
top executive, personally selected her from among the hundreds of
applicants. The same Bunny Hunt also uncovered Karen Christy in
Dallas, who later became Hugh Hefner's girlfriend in Chicago.
cottontail career Sharon lived at Hugh Hefner's Chicago Mansion. She
became famous to the Chicago Keyholders as the charming Door Bunny
with the cute Southern accent. Sharon also worked in most of the
Chicago Club Rooms, became a Jockey Bunny, appeared at many Bunny
promotions and assisted John Dante during nationwide Bunny Hunts to
find new cottontails. Sharon, in alliance with Playboy Executive
Victor Lownes, helped organise the "Bunny Lib" demonstration which
involved sending Hugh Hefner a letter demanding the revoking of the
famous "no dating" rule.
Hugh Hefner especially
chose Sharon to be a Jet Bunny, a high-flying hare in the air on
board his mile-high hutch, the Big Bunny DC-9 Jet. Very few Bunnies
were ever chosen to join the elite ranks of the Jet Bunnies. Sharon
still has her complete Jet Bunny Uniform.
The Jet Bunnies
represented the crème de la crème of the cottontail creed. Sharon
flew on many of the Jet Bunny flights, including tours with
Elvis and Sonny
After leaving Playboy
Sharon married, divorced, re-married and raised two beautiful
children. She became a champion Doberman breeder.
Sharon lives in
New Orleans and is currently writing her autobiography,
Bunny Dreams, which will be published
in 2003, the year of Playboy's 50th Anniversary. More details will
become available towards the publication date.
To contact Sharon,
email her at:
You can see many more
beautiful pictures of Sharon in these albums -