Kathleen Ann Shower (born March 8, 1953 as Kathleen Ann Schrauer) is an American model and actress. Known as Kathy Shower she is Playboy's Playmate of the Month for May 1985 and Playmate of the Year for 1986. At the time of her first appearance, she was the oldest woman ever to appear as a Playboy Playmate, at age 33 as well as a single mother of two.
As many Playboy models do, Shower went on to appear in a string of Playboy videos
Before and after Playboy, Shower had an acting career mainly within the action adventure (American Kickboxer 2, The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck) & erotic thriller genres (Boundaries, LA Goddess and Velvet Dreams). Shower also made numerous appearances within mainstream TV, guest starring in episodes of Knight Rider, Three's Company, Simon & Simon and a forty-six episode continuing role in the daytime drama series Santa Barbara. In 2009, Shower completed an independent film entitled Kathy Shower: Playmate Model Mom.
Shower worked as a model for the Tapout clothing company.
At age 43, she was again featured in Playboy in a "Playmates Revisited" pictorial in August 1996.
Shower was born in Brookville, Ohio.
- Santa Barbara, Janice Harrison, 1985-1986
- Knight Rider, Claudia Torrell / Tori, 1985-1986
- Simon & Simon, 1984
- The New Mike Hammer, 1984
- CHiPs, Cindy / Honey Jean, 1983
- Three's Company, Millicent, 1982