1968 Playboy Playmate of the Year Angela Dorian has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly shot her boyfriend from close range in their Hollywood apartment Saturday night, TMZ has learned.

66-year-old Dorian -- aka Victoria Rathgeb -- aka Victoria Vetri -- (currently 5'5", 110 lbs) was arrested late Saturday night -- and is still behind bars. Bail has been set at $1,000,000.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... they believe Dorian and her BF were having an argument that turned physical -- and that's when Dorian grabbed a handgun and fired at least one shot into her boyfriend's upper body.

The boyfriend was rushed to a nearby hospital -- we're told he's expected to survive.

When authorities first arrived to the scene, Dorian told cops that her boyfriend was shot by a drug dealer.

If convicted, Dorian could face up to life in prison.

Vetri also starred in "When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth" and had a small part in "Rosemary's Baby."