Dyanna Lauren

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Dyanna Lauren
Dyanna Lauren 2009.jpg
Lauren attending the 25th Anniversary XRCO Awards in Hollywood, CA, April 2009
Born (1965-03-18) March 18, 1965 (age 49)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names Diana Lauren, Dyanna Lawson, Dyanna Whyte, Diana White, Dyanna Gray
Ethnicity Caucasian/Native American
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)
Spouse(s) Nick Manning (divorced - 10 June 2010-2010)[1] John L. Gray (divorced)[citation needed]
No. of adult films 240 as actress
58 as director (per IAFD)[2]

Dyanna Lauren (born March 18, 1965) is an American erotic dancer, pornographic actress, and director. Lauren's birth name at birth was Brown.[3]


She has appeared in over 200 movies between 1989 and 2000; in the years since, she has shifted away from acting and towards directing.

Lauren was the Penthouse Pet of the Month in July 1995,[4] and has been a contract performer with Vivid Entertainment.[5] She was the first guest to appear as a single guest on Playboy TV's The Helmetcam Show. This appearance was broadcast live on August 21, 1996.[6]

In addition to her work in adult films, Lauren also sang and appeared on the Marilyn Manson album Mechanical Animals, along with fellow porn star Kobe Tai.[7] She also sang in the rock band Thousand Year Itch, who released one album in 2000.[citation needed]

In 2007, Lauren became the CEO and spokesperson of Ninn Worx_SR, a film production company which is owned by her ex-husband, John Gray.[8] Lauren was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame at ceremonies held on January 12, 2008.[9] In April 2009, she began filming for her first feature appearance in over ten years.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Lauren identifies as bisexual.[11] Lauren's mother was born in Australia with her family hailing from Perth. Lauren's father was born in the United States and is of American Indian, English and Irish extraction. Lauren also has some German ancestry. Lauren was born and raised in Los Angeles.[12][13][14][15] Lauren has previously dated fellow pornographic actor Brad Armstrong and later married fellow pornographic actor Nick Manning on June 12, 2010, but divorced in 2012.[16] Lauren has since married club owner John L. Gray and has children.[17][18][19]



  1. ^ http://m.famousfix.com/p8652239/dyanna-lauren-and-nick-manning/
  2. ^ Dyanna Lauren at the Internet Adult Film Database
  3. ^ http://www.barelist.com/interviews/interview_289_Dyanna_Lauren_Interview_For_Barelist.html
  4. ^ "Complete Penthouse Pets Listing". PENTHOUSE PETS dot NET. Retrieved 2007-11-28. 
  5. ^ Jared Rutter (2009-09-30). "Vivid's 25th Anniversary: How Steven Hirsch's Company Thrust Porn Into Mainstream America". AVN.com. Retrieved 2009-11-12. 
  6. ^ The Helmetcam Show - 96-08B at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on 2007-11-28.
  7. ^ "PORN STARS GET MIXED REVIEWS FOR ROCK VID WORK". Adult Video News. 1999-12-16. Retrieved 2007-11-28. 
  8. ^ Wade Garrett (2007-07-30). "Ninn, Gray Discuss Ninn Worx_SR Inc.". Adult Video News. Retrieved 2007-11-28. 
  9. ^ Jared Rutter (2008-01-12). "2008 AVN Award Winners Announced". Adult Video News. Archived from the original on 2008-04-04. Retrieved 2008-01-13. 
  10. ^ "AVN - Dyanna Lauren Returns to Screen in New Wicked Feature". Business.avn.com. 2009-04-22. Retrieved 2013-11-02. 
  11. ^ "Pornstar Data - Dyanna Lauren". Retrieved 21 September 2014. 
  12. ^ http://www.hiddentreasuresmedia.com/index.php/sin/96-entertainment--models/788-dyanna-lauren-
  13. ^ http://www.iafd.com/person.rme/perfid=DLauren/gender=f/Dyanna-Lauren.htm
  14. ^ http://www.excaliburfilms.com/vhspages/starlist/Dyanna_Lauren.htm
  15. ^ http://www.total-sluts.com/Dyanna-Lauren/
  16. ^ http://m.famousfix.com/p8652239/dyanna-lauren-and-nick-manning/
  17. ^ http://www.barelist.com/interviews/interview_289_Dyanna_Lauren_Interview_For_Barelist.html
  18. ^ http://www.lukeisback.com/stars/stars/john_gray.htm
  19. ^ http://hot-mature-women.blogspot.se/2014/03/dyanna-lauren-interview.html?zx=c1d331e5dc02d9aa
  20. ^ "THE BEST OF 1997". Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  21. ^ a b "AVN Awards Past Winners". Retrieved 2007-11-28. 
  22. ^ Jared Rutter (2008-01-12). "2008 AVN Award Winners Announced". Adult Video News. Archived from the original on 2008-04-04. Retrieved 2008-01-13. 
  23. ^ Lyla Katz (2010-02-11). "XBIZ Awards 2010 Winners Announced". XBiz.com. Retrieved 2010-02-23. 

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