Slender and sultry curly-haired brunette looker Colleen Marie Dwyer was born on August 28, 1977 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She's of mixed French, German, Irish, and Cherokee descent. Colleen's family moved to Plano, Texas when she was six months old. Marie and her sister Katie were raised as tomboys by their father. Colleen received a four year scholarship to attend Louisiana State University, where she studied to be a veterinarian. She began modeling while attending college. Marie also worked at Hooters, modeled swimwear, and was a bartender during her college years. In 2001 Colleen was featured in a couple of "Playboy" newsstand special editions prior to being chosen as the Playmate of the Month in the August, 2003 issue of the famous men's magazine. She has appeared in a couple of "Playboy" videos and posed for several additional newsstand special editions. After receiving her veterinary doctorate in 2002, Marie and her sister moved to Las Vegas, Nevada and practiced medicine at a small animal/exotics hospital. Colleen appeared as herself on an episode of "Fear Factor" and has a starring role in the low-budget horror film "Witchmaster General." She launched her own website in June, 2006. Marie now lives in Manhattan, New York, where she continues to model and practice veterinary medicine.