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Dyanna Lauren attending the 25th Anniversary XRCO Awards, Hollywood, CA on April 17, 2009
March 18, 1965 |
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Other names||Diana Lauren, Dyanna Lawson, Dyanna Whyte, Diana White, Dyanna Gray|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)|
|Spouse(s)||John Gray (divorced)|
|No. of adult films||240 as actress
58 as director (per IAFD)
Dyanna Lauren (born March 18, 1965 in Los Angeles, California) is an American erotic dancer, pornographic actress, and director. She 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, and has been a contract performer with Vivid Entertainment. 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.
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. She also sang in the rock band Thousand Year Itch, who released one album in 2000.
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. Lauren was inducted into the Adult Video News Hall of Fame at ceremonies held on January 12, 2008. In April 2009, she began filming for her first feature appearance in over 10 years.
- 1998 AVN Award – Best Actress, Film – Bad Wives
- 1998 XRCO Award – Best Actress, Film – Bad WivesX
- 1998 AVN Award – Best Anal Sex Scene, Film – Bad Wives (with Steven St. Croix)
- 2008 AVN Hall of Fame inductee
- 2010 XBIZ Award – Performer Comeback of the Year
- Dyanna Lauren at the Internet Adult Film Database
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- "AVN - Dyanna Lauren Returns to Screen in New Wicked Feature". Business.avn.com. 2009-04-22. Retrieved 2013-11-02.
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- "Dyanna Lauren on Stern". Adult Video News. 2000-05-22. Retrieved 2007-11-28.
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