Marya Carter

Marya ‘Sally’ Carter (born Zella Maria Grajeda; May 12, 1942)[1] is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the month for its May 1962 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Paul Morton Smith.[1]

Marya Carter
Playboy centerfold appearance
May 1962
Preceded byRoberta Lane
Succeeded byMerissa Mathes
Personal details
BornZella Maria Grajeda
(1942-05-12) May 12, 1942 (age 79)[1]
Los Angeles County, California
MeasurementsBust: 37"[1]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 8.5 in (1.740 m)[1]
Weight126 lb (57 kg; 9.0 st)

During the 1960s and 1970s, Carter pursued an acting career, mostly appearing in B-movies and guest roles on television. She used several names for her credits; among them were Sally Carter, Sally Carter Hunt, Sally Carter Ihnat, and Sally Ihnat.[citation needed]

She was married to Steve Ihnat, a character actor best known for playing Fleet Captain Garth of Izar in the Star Trek episode "Whom Gods Destroy". They had two children. Steve Ihnat died in 1972 of a heart attack. She was subsequently married to game show host Peter Marshall.



  1. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved November 9, 2010.

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