Victoria Rathgeb: Playmate Sentenced to 9 Years

Victoria Rathgeb, the 1968 Playboy Playmate of the Year, who also had many television show parts in the 60’s and 70’s, was sentenced to 9 years in California state prison for the shooting of her husband, Bruce. Among the many tv shows Victoria Rathgeb appeared in was an episode of Star Trek.

Victoria Rathgeb in Star Trek
Victoria Rathgeb in Star Trek

Rathgeb was arrested last year after an incident at the apartment in Hollywood where she lived with her husband. Bruce Rathgeb had been shot in the back. He has since recovered from the shooting and was in the audience when Victoria Rathgeb pled no contest to attempted voluntary manslaughter .

Victoria Rathgeb is now 66 and admitted she used a gun to cause great bodily injury to her husband. Apparently both she and her husband were using methamphetamine and alcohol at the time of the shooting.

Victoria Rathgeb was also ordered to pay $70,000 into the state restitution fund.



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