Ashley Blue

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Ashley Blue
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Blue at the 2005 Nightmoves USA Tampa Show
Born Oriana Small[1]
(1981-07-08) July 8, 1981 (age 33)
California, United States
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Weight 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)
Spouse(s) Dave Naz
No. of adult films 386 as performer, 17 as director (per IAFD)

Ashley Blue (born Oriana Small[1] July 8, 1981) is an American pornographic actress and director.

Biography[edit]

Ashley Blue has won multiple Adult Video News awards, including 2004 Female Performer of the Year and 2005 Best Supporting Actress.[2] In March, 2004, she signed a three year contract with JM Productions, appearing in the Girlvert series.[3] She ended the contract on February 14, 2007, and immediately entered a one-year commitment with LA Direct Models.[3] She also does voice acting for the cartoon Three Thug Mice.[4]

She sued Trent Tesoro on an episode of Judge Mathis in 2003.[5]

Blue married photographer Dave Naz on July 30, 2009.[6] After 2009 Blue has been less active within the adult film industry.

She was featured in Inside the Porn Actors Studio: Ashley Blue (2006), an episode of Howard Stern's TV series Howard Stern on Demand.[7]

In 2011, Blue was portrayed by Swedish artist Karl Backman for the Museum of Porn in Art in Zurich.[8]

In 2013, Blue was inducted into AVN's Hall of Fame.[9]

Blue hosts a weekly Radio Show on Vivid Entertainment Sirius XM Radio.[10]

Awards[edit]

Girlvert: A Memoir by Oriana Small[edit]

In 2008, Oriana finished writing her memoir of nearly ten years working in the adult entertainment industry (using her JM Productions moniker "Girlvert"). In page 82 of her book, Oriana stated that her mother is half Chinese, making her 1/4 Chinese American. It was published by Los Angeles-based independent publisher A Barnacle Book & Record[18] in Spring 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jonathan Gold (2007-05-09). "Dave Naz: The big uneasy". LA Weekly. Retrieved 2008-06-17. 
  2. ^ Ashley Blue biography at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ a b Peter Warren (2007-02-14). "Ashley Blue, JM Productions Part Ways". Adult Video News. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  4. ^ Joshua Neuman. "Year of the Rat". Heeb Magazine. Archived from the original on 13 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-30. 
  5. ^ "Ashley Blue Wins Partial Judgment From Judge Mathis". Adult Video News. 2003-11-25. Retrieved 2010-09-19. 
  6. ^ Jonathan Gold (2007-05-09). "Dave Naz: The big uneasy". LA Weekly. Archived from the original on 16 May 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-13. 
  7. ^ "Howard Stern on Demand" Inside the Porn Actors Studio: Ashley Blue (TV episode 2006)
  8. ^ The Museum of Porn in Art presents an exhibition by KARL BACKMAN
  9. ^ a b "AVN - AVN Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees". Business.avn.com. 2012-12-21. Retrieved 2013-04-05. 
  10. ^ http://m.siriusxm.com/servlet/Satellite?childpagename=SXM%2FUtility%2FMOB_GetShowsInfo&packedargs=pgId%3D5024&pagename=SXM%2FWrapper
  11. ^ a b "XRCO". XRCO.com. Retrieved 2008-02-23. 
  12. ^ a b "AVN Awards Past Winners". AVN.com. Retrieved 2007-08-08. 
  13. ^ Acme Andersson (2004-06-07). "Adam Film World 2003 Award Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  14. ^ Crucifixio_Jones, "Adam Film World Awards Winners", AdultDVDTalk.com, April 27, 2005 (Retrieved Sept. 25, 2012)
  15. ^ Jared Rutter (2005-01-09). "The 22nd Annual AVN Awards: A Jenna Jameson Kinda Night". AVN. Retrieved 2007-08-04. 
  16. ^ Jared Rutter (2005-01-09). "The 22nd Annual AVN Awards: A Jenna Jameson Kinda Night". AVN. Retrieved 2007-08-04. 
  17. ^ "XRCO Awards Mainstream Visibility, Longevity". XBiz.com. 2005-06-03. Retrieved 2007-06-22. 
  18. ^ "Nonfiction Reviews". Publishers Weekly 258 (21). 2011-05-23. ISSN 0000-0019. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 

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