Jon Dough

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This article is about the pornographic actor. For the fictional gingerbread man, see John Dough. For the placeholder name, see John Doe. For other uses, see John Doe (disambiguation).
Jon Dough
Jon Dough 2005 AVN Expo.jpg
Dough at the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, January 2005
Born Chester Anuszak
(1962-11-12)November 12, 1962
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died August 27, 2006(2006-08-27) (aged 43)
Chatsworth, California, U.S.
Other names Chuck Long, John Doe, Chad Sanders, Jan Sanders, Rock Taylor, Chet Sanders, Chet Anuszek, John Doc, Jon Doc, Sam Snatch
Ethnicity White
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Spouse(s) Monique DeMoan
No. of adult films 1,000+

Jon Dough was the stage name of Chester Anuszak (November 12, 1962 – August 27, 2006), an American pornographic actor who worked steadily from 1985 to 2006.

Early life[edit]

Dough grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Dough attended Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania. At eight years old his mother’s boyfriend began sexually abusing Jon and his younger brother. At 15, Jon was sent to live with his uncle.[1] Dough graduated from Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1985 with a degree in Biology.[2]

Career[edit]

After graduating from college, Dough loved to Los Angeles, where he initially tried breaking into soap operas. However, a photo shoot at Hustler quickly resulted in steady work in the adult industry.[3] His first film was a short loop he made for Lance Kinkaid in 1985.[4]

In 1999, Vivian Valentine received a black eye after being hit by Jon during the filming of Anabolic Video's Rough Sex; however, she has said: "I have no regrets or bad feelings about it".[5]

As Dough or one of his other performing aliases, he was a veteran of nearly 1,100 adult videos and had directed 71 titles, according to the IAFD. One of his most noteworthy achievements was participating in a gangbang with 101 women,[6] becoming[clarification needed] as well the first DVD published by the adult-magazine publisher Hustler.

Reportedly, the character Johnny Doe in the film Boogie Nights was loosely based on Dough.[7]

Personal life and death[edit]

Dough's first marriage was to Deidre Holland, a pornographic actress, whom he later divorced. He remarried pornographic actress Monique DeMoan, with whom he had a daughter.

Dough died on August 27, 2006, in Chatsworth, California, of suicide by hanging. He was 43 years old. DeMoan discovered his body in a closet in their home.[8]

DeMoan subsequently left the industry and is raising their daughter in an undisclosed location.[9]

Awards[edit]

  • 1991 XRCO Award - Best Actor (Brandy & Alexander)[10]
  • 1992 AVN Award - Best Supporting Actor, Film (Brandy & Alexander)[11]
  • 1993 XRCO Award - Best Actor, Single Performance (New Wave Hookers 3)[12]
  • 1994 XRCO Award - Male Performer of the Year[12]
  • 1995 AVN Award - Male Performer of the Year[11]
  • 1995 AVN Award - Best Supporting Actor, Film (Sex)[11]
  • 1995 XRCO Award - Best Actor, Single Performance (Latex)[12]
  • 1996 AVN Award - Best Actor, Video (Latex)[11]
  • 1997 AVN Award - Best Actor, Video (Shock)[11]
  • AVN Hall of Fame inductee[13]
  • XRCO Hall of Fame inductee[14]

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