Lynne Austin (born April 15, 1961; Plant City, Florida) was the first Hooters Girl ever from the original Hooters location in Clearwater, Florida. The chain founders spotted her at a bikini contest. She became a model and actress. She came to the Playboy's attention after being featuring in an ad campaign for Hooters restaurant as the original Hooters girl. She was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month in July, 1986 and has appeared in numerous Playboy videos. Austin was also selected as the 1987 Playmate of the Year for the Dutch edition of Playboy.
Following her Hooters and modeling career, Austin became a radio personality in the Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida area, appearing daily on the Hooters Nation Morning Show on 1010Sports AM. In the summer of 2008, she was named among the Top Hooters Girls of all time as part of the 25th anniversary.