Midori (actress)

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Midori
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Born (1968-07-19) July 19, 1968 (age 46)
Durham, North Carolina, USA
Ethnicity African American
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)

Midori (born on July 19, 1968) is an American pornographic actress.

Music career[edit]

In 1997, she recorded a duet with Oran Juice Jones at Tommy Boy Records. In 1999, she had one track entitled 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.[clarification needed][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, cataloged as being "by Warrior featuring Midori."[citation needed]

She is the younger sister of R&B superstar Jody Watley.[1]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Result Category Film
1998 AVN Award Nominated Best New Starlet[2] N/A
NightMoves Award Won Best Actress (Editor’s Choice)[3] N/A
1999 AVN Award Nominated Female Performer of the Year[4] N/A
2001 AVN Award Won Best Supporting Actress - Video[5] West Side
Nominated Best Couples Sex Scene - Video (with Dillon Day)[6]
XRCO Award Nominated Actress (Single Performance)[7]
2008 Legends of Erotica Won Hall of Fame[8] N/A
2009 AVN Award Won AVN Hall of Fame[9] N/A

Discography[edit]

Albums:

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

Singles:

  • 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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Midori Interview". Johnrodeo.com. Retrieved 8 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Wallace, David Foster. Consider the Lobster. p. 18. 
  3. ^ "Past Winner History". NightMoves. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Choices". 1999 AVN Awards Show Program (Van Nuys, CA: AVN Publications, Inc.). January 9, 1999. 
  5. ^ Steve Nelson (January 9, 2001). "The AVN Awards Show a Night to Remember". Adult Industry News. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "2001 AVN Awards Nominations List". Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "XRCO Award Nominations". March 19, 2001. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ Jared Rutter (January 12, 2008). "Legends of Erotica Inducts Six Adult Superstars". AVN. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ David Sullivan (January 11, 2009). "2009 AVN Award-Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 

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