Eve Meyer became a high-profile pin-up model in the 1950s, and was Playboy's Playmate of the Month in June 1955.
She was often photographed by Russ Meyer, who began his career as a photographer for men's magazines.
They were married from 1952 until 1969, and Russ gave Eve a starring role in his second film release, Eve and the Handyman
Later on, she served as a producer for many of Russ's films in the 1960s and 70s, until her death in 1977 in the
Tenerife 747 disaster
Meyer’s second wife and pin-up beauty queen, Eve was an important factor in Meyer’s early filmmaking career. An intelligent business woman, Eve helped cut film deals as early as Meyer’s first picture The Immoral Mr Teas
(1959), co-financed Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
(1965) and helped to bail Russ out of financial trouble to ensure that the successful Vixen!
got made. The producer of thirteen of Russ’s pictures (under the banner of Eve Productions) both during and after their marriage, Eve was the lead in his 1961 feature Eve and the Handyman
in which she is truly mesmerizing. A gorgeous Playboy Playmate (June 1955)
, Eve sadly passed away in 1977.