Colleen Leigh Farrington (August 5, 1936 – October 12, 2015) was an American model and nightclub singer.
She was the mother of Academy Award-nominated actress Diane Lane. She was also Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its October 1957 issue. Her pictorial was photographed by Peter Basch.
Life and career
Farrington was born in Davisboro, Georgia, the daughter of Eleanor Briggs. Before becoming a Playmate, Farrington was a fashion model in New York City and was a particular favorite of fashion designer Oleg Cassini. She also had some acting roles.
She eventually married acting coach Burton Eugene Lane, and divorced him in 1965, shortly after her daughter, Diane, was born. She later settled in Georgia and married Lawrence Price.