Julie Meadows

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Julie Meadows
Julie Meadows 1 cropped.jpg
Born Lydia Lee[1]
(1974-02-03) February 3, 1974 (age 40)[1]
Texarkana, Texas, U.S.[1]
Other names Julia Meadows
Ethnicity Caucasian
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[2]
Weight 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)
No. of adult films 239 (per IAFD)
Website
http://www.juliemeadows.com/blog/

Julie Meadows (born Lydia Lee; February 3, 1974[1]) is an American writer, web designer and former pornographic actress, who became a documentarian after retiring from the profession. She was active in the industry from 1998–2004 and is sometimes said to resemble the actress Julia Stiles.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Born on February 3, 1974 in Texarkana, Texas, Meadows has three sisters. She married at the age of 17 and gave birth to a son just after their first anniversary.[1]

Career[edit]

Meadows met the film director Michael Raven[3] while dancing in Dallas.[4] She moved to Los Angeles, California six months later where she began working in adult films in 1998.[5] Her first film was Ed Powers’ Dirty Debutantes 94.[6]

Meadows was a contract performer for VCA for two years, before leaving in January 2003.[7] She retired from the adult industry in 2004; she later stated her reason for retiring was that she was no longer interested in making movies.[4]

In March 2010, Meadows appeared in a Public Service Announcement for the Free Speech Coalition on the topic of internet piracy of adult content, directed by Michael Whiteacre.[8][9] The spot, entitled the "FSC All-Star Anti-Piracy PSA,"[10] found Meadows in the company of adult performers such as Lisa Ann, Kimberly Kane, Ron Jeremy, and Wicked Pictures contract stars Alektra Blue and Kaylani Lei.

On February 14, 2011, Meadows (as Lydia Lee) and producing/directing partner Michael Whiteacre released the first two episodes of their documentary, The Devil And Shelley Lubben,[11] a biographical exposé of anti-pornography crusader Shelley Lubben starring Meadows, Kayden Kross, Nina Hartley, Monica Foster, Melissa Monet and Danny Wylde. She backed out of working on later episodes though.[12]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Result Award Work
2000 Hot d'Or Award Nominated Best American New Starlet[13] N/A
XRCO Award Nominated Starlet of the Year[14] N/A
2001 AVN Award Nominated Best Actress - Film[15] Watchers
NightMoves Award Won Best Actress (Editor’s Choice)[16] N/A
2002 AVN Award Won Best Supporting Actress - Film[17] Fade To Black
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene - Video (with Alec Metro & Allysin Chaynes)[18] Let's Play Doctor
2003 AVN Award Nominated Best Actress – Video[19] Sex World 2002
2004 AVN Award Nominated Best Supporting Actress – Film[20] Mirror Image

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Julie Meadows. "Bio". juliemeadows.com. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  2. ^ "I’ll Donate To Wikipedia if They Will… : Julie Meadows' Blog". www.juliemeadows.com. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  3. ^ a b Dick Fitswell (2002-12-18). "Julie Meadows Interview". www.adultdvdtalk.com. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  4. ^ a b Adam Wilcox (2010-11-20). "XXX Wasteland Exclusive Interview: Lydia Lee (a.k.a. Julie Meadows)". xxxwasteland.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  5. ^ Rog (January 2003). "Julie Meadows Interview #2". www.rogreviews.com. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  6. ^ Rog (January 2000). "Julie Meadows Interview #1". www.rogreviews.com. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  7. ^ "Julie Meadows Exits VCA; Chloe Stays". business.avn.com. 2003-01-31. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  8. ^ David Kravets (2010-04-29). "Porn Stars Decry Piracy in New Video (SFW)". wired.com. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  9. ^ Nick Mokey (2010-04-30). "Adult Film Stars’ Plea: Please Pay for Porn". www.digitaltrends.com. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  10. ^ FSC All-Star Anti-Piracy PSA (texted version). YouTube (2010-04-20). Retrieved on 2012-05-13.
  11. ^ "de beste bron van informatie over thedevilandshelleylubben. Deze website is te koop!". thedevilandshelleylubben.com. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  12. ^ Lee, Lydia (2011-04-27). "Why I Am Done With The Adult Industry". juliemeadows.com. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  13. ^ "2000 Hot D'or Nominations Are In". AVN. 2000-03-24. Retrieved 2014-03-19. 
  14. ^ "Xrco nominations". AVN. 2000-03-14. Retrieved 2014-03-19. 
  15. ^ "2001 AVN Awards Nominations List". AVN.com. Archived from the original on 2001-03-09. Retrieved 2014-03-19. 
  16. ^ "Past Winner History". NightMoves. Retrieved 2013-07-22. 
  17. ^ Heidi Pike-Johnson (2002-01-12). "2002 AVN Awards Show Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved 2014-03-19. 
  18. ^ "2002 AVN Awards Nominations List". AVN.com. Archived from the original on 2001-12-08. Retrieved 2014-03-19. 
  19. ^ "2003 AVN Awards Nominations List". AVN.com. Archived from the original on 2002-11-27. Retrieved 2014-03-19. 
  20. ^ "AVN 2004 Nominations". Retrieved 2014-03-19. 

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