Kathleen Ann Shower (born March 8, 1953) is an American model and actress. Known as Kathy Shower she is Playboy's Playmate of the Month for May 1985 and Playmate of the Year for 1986. Following Playboy, Shower had an acting career mainly within the action adventure (American Kickboxer 2, The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck) & erotic thriller genres (Boundaries, LA Goddess and Velvet Dreams). Shower also made numerous appearances within mainstream TV, guest starring in episodes of Knight Rider, Simon & Simon and a continuing role in Santa Barbara. In 2009, Shower completed an independent film entitled Kathy Shower: Playmate Model Mom. Shower worked as a model for the Tapout clothing company.