Connie Cooper (born September 20, 1941) is an Italian-American model. She is best known for being Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its January 1961 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Paul Morton Smith.
Cooper's parents immigrated from Italy, and though she was born in the United States, she did not learn English until she was six.
She had worked as a salesgirl at a toy store, a secretary and an usherette. Her ambition was to be an elementary school teacher. According to The Playmate Book, she also attended college courses to study real estate and later became a wife and mother.