Gale Olson (born October 27, 1947 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma) was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for its August 1968 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Ron Vogel.
Her mother was from New Zealand, and her father was in the United States Army. Gale grew up with five brothers and three sisters.
For a time, Gale worked as a Bunny at the Chicago Playboy Club.
Olson's daughter, Crystal McCahill, appeared on the November 9, 2008 edition of The Girls Next Door at the Hooters near Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, in a radio interview with Bridget Marquardt and McCahill's tryout effort for the 55th anniversary edition of Playboy in January 2009. McCahill is the May 2009 Playmate of the Month.