Midori (pornographic actress)

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Born Michele Watley
(1968-07-19) July 19, 1968 (age 46)
North Carolina, U.S.
Ethnicity African American
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)

Midori (born Michele Watley on July 19, 1968 in Durham, North Carolina, U.S.) is an American pornographic actress, who was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2009.[1]

Music career[edit]

In 1997 she recorded a duet with Oran Juice Jones at Tommy Boy Records. In 1999 she had one track titled "5-10-15-20" which she wrote on the Porn To Rock compilation. In 1999 Midori performed and toured with Kid Rock, who also produced the track "F.M.A." for the Deep Porn (2000) compilation with her. Midori has a second track — produced by Wide, a duo consisting of Liquid Todd and Dr. Luke.[citation needed]

In 2000 and 2001 Midori released two CDs, one featuring dance music tracks, the other hip-hop and rap, which had a track featuring AMG. Her latest release was the 2003 single "Who's Hustlin' Who," catalogued as being "by Warrior featuring Midori."[citation needed]

She is the younger sister of R&B superstar Jody Watley.[2]


  • 2009: Inducted into the AVN "Hall of Fame"[1]
  • 2008: Inducted into Legends of Erotica "Hall of Fame"
  • 2001: AVN Award "Best Supporting Actress" (Westside)
  • 1998: AVN Award "Best Ethnic-Themed Video" (Midori's Flava) & Trophy Girl
  • 1998: Nitemoves Awards "Best Actress-Editor's Choice" and Live Musical Performer



  • 2001: "Miss Judged", (7 tracks)
  • 2000: "Midori (AKA) Michele Watley" (5 tracks)


  • 2003: "Who's Hustlin' Who" - Warrior featuring Midori

Album appearances:

  • 2002: "Perfect Weapon", Warrior, "Who's Hustlin' Who" feat. Midori
  • 2000: "Deep Porn", Various Artists, "F.M.A." - Kid Rock featuring Midori, "Zap" - Wide featuring Midori
  • 1999: "Porn To Rock", Various Artists, "5,10,15,20" - Midori
  • 1997: "Player's Call," Oran "Juice" Jones, "Let's Stay Together" (featuring Midori)

Cover girl:

  • 2000: "Face Down Ass Up," Andrew Dice Clay
  • 1999: "Nuttin' To Do," Bad Meets Evil (Royce/Eminem)

Music Videos:

  • 2001: "Catch The Beat" (solo appearance)
  • 2001: "My Projects," Coo Coo Cal (guest appearance)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "2009 AVN Adult Movie Awards Nominations" (PDF). AVN. Retrieved 2008-11-25. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Midori Interview". Johnrodeo.com. Retrieved 8 November 2013.