|Lee Ann Michelle|
|Playboy centerfold appearance|
|Preceded by||Candy Loving|
|Succeeded by||Denise McConnell|
|Born||17 March 1960|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Weight||107 lb (49 kg; 7.6 st)|
Lee Ann Michelle (born 17 March 1960 in Surrey, England) is an English model and actress. She was chosen as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the February 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli. She is the first Playmate to have been born in the 1960s.
Her real name is Carol Needham and she was called Carol earlier in her career, including when she posed topless for the newspapers The Sun and Daily Mirror. Her debut was at the age of 16 in the 7 January 1977 edition of The Sun. She was voted The Sun's Page 3 Girl of the Year in 1982.
In the 1979 film Seven she had an uncredited role playing Sybill.
Needham later married and co-founded a modelling agency called Needham and Hanson Management.
- "Playmate listing". Retrieved January 11, 2010.
- "Carol Needham On Playboy And Page 3: How A Legend Was Made." Anorak News, December 6, 2010. http://www.anorak.co.uk/267281/madame-arcati/carol-needham-on-playboy-and-page-3-how-a-legend-was-made.html Retrieved May 17, 2011.
- Bain, Charlie and Brown, David. "25 Years On. The Sex Kittens Who Blazed a Trail in a Braless New World." The People (London, England), July 21, 1996.
- Bain and Brown, ibid.
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