Veronica Hart

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other people named Jane Hamilton, see Jane Hamilton (disambiguation).
Veronica Hart
Veronica Hart.png
Hart at the 2002 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, Las Vegas, NV
Born Jane Esther Hamilton[1]
(1956-10-27) October 27, 1956 (age 57)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Other names Veronica Heart, Randee Styles, Jane Hamilton, V. Hart, Victoria Holt, Kathryn Stanleigh, Veronica
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 122 lb (55 kg)

Jane Esther Hamilton (born October 27, 1956) is an American former pornographic film actress and current pornographic film director who performed under the stage name Veronica Hart[1] during the 1980s. She is sometimes credited as Jane Hamilton, V. Hart, Veronica Heart, Victoria Holt, Kathryn Stanleigh, Randee Styles or just Veronica. Hart is a member of the AVN Hall of Fame.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Hart appeared in pornographic films from 1980 until 1984 and is best known for her performances in Amanda by Night, Wanda Whips Wall Street, Roommates and A Scent of Heather. In the 2000s and 2010s she directs, edits, and produces pornographic films, while making occasional (non-sexual) cameos in both mainstream and adult productions.[4] She is bisexual.[5]

Hart portrays a judge in the film Boogie Nights (1997), appearing in the scene where the characters of Amber and her husband are arguing during a hearing about their son. She would later appear in another Paul Thomas Anderson movie, Magnolia.[4]

Recognition[edit]

Veronica Hart is one of twenty-five women of the golden era of adult films featured in the Jill C. Nelson authored Golden Goddesses: 25 Legendary Women of Classic Erotic Cinema, 1968-1985 (2012).[6]

Personal life[edit]

Hart was born in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Selected TV appearances[edit]

Awards[edit]

Wins

  • 1981

AFAA for Best Actress – Amanda by Night[7]

  • 1982

AFAA Award for Best Actress – Roommates[8]

AFAA Award for Best Supporting Actress – Foxtrot[7]

CAFA Award for Best Actress – Roommates[7]

  • 1996

AVN Award for Best Non-Sex Performance – Nylon[9]

  • 1999

XRCO Award for Best Video - Torn (directed and produced by Hart)[10]

  • 2004

XRCO Award for Best Comedy or Parody - Misty Beethoven: The Musical (directed, edited and produced by Hart)[11]

Nominations

  • 2001

AVN Best Director – Video for White Lightning[15]

  • 2002

AVN Best Director – Film for Taken[16]

  • 2003

AVN Best Director – Video for Crime and Passion[17]

  • 2004

AVN Best Director – Film for Barbara Broadcast Too[18]

  • 2005

AVN Best Director – Film for Misty Beethoven: The Musical[19]

  • 2006

AVN Best Non-Sex Performance for Eternity[20]

  • 2007

AVN Best Non-Sex Performance for Sex Pix[21]

  • 2008

AVN Best Non-Sex Performance for Delilah[22]

  • 2009

AVN Best Non-Sex Performance for Roller Dollz[23]

Literature[edit]

  • Sam Frank (1986). Sex in the Movies. Citadel Press.  Dedicated to her, and one chapter covers her early career.
  • Nicolas Barbano (1999). Verdens 25 hotteste pornostjerner. Rosinante.  Features a chapter on her.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Actress, the Producer and Their Porn Revolution". 6 January 2002. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "AVN Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  3. ^ a b http://web.archive.org/web/20090415212412/http://www.avnawards.com/halloffame.php
  4. ^ a b "Veronica Hart interview at kaos2000.net". Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  5. ^ "Veronica Hart: Official Movie Fan Club". Veronicahartxxx.com. 1956-10-27. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 
  6. ^ by Jill C. Nelson. Golden Goddesses: 25 Legendary Women of Classic Erotic Cinema, 1968-1985 (First edition ed.). BearManor Media. ISBN 9781593932985. 
  7. ^ a b c "Rame awards list". Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  8. ^ "Rame awards list". Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  9. ^ "Past AVN Award Winners". Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  10. ^ "PREVIOUS WINNERS and NOMS - 2002 & Before)". Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  11. ^ "XRCO 2004 Winners". Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  12. ^ "AVN - Hart, Edwards Set for Hustler Walk of Fame Induction". Business.avn.com. 2006-03-09. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 
  13. ^ "Legends of Erotica". Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  14. ^ "XRCO Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  15. ^ "AVN 2001 Nominations". Archived from the original on 2001-03-09. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  16. ^ "AVN 2002 Nominations". Archived from the original on 2001-12-08. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  17. ^ "AVN 2003 Nominations". Archived from the original on 2002-11-27. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  18. ^ "AVN 2004 Nominations". Archived from the original on 2003-12-03. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  19. ^ "AVN 2005 Nominations". Archived from the original on 2004-12-10. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  20. ^ "AVN 2006 Nominations". Archived from the original on 2005-11-29. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  21. ^ "AVN 2007 Nominations". Archived from the original on 2006-12-20. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  22. ^ "AVN 2008 Nominations". Archived from the original on 2008-02-27. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  23. ^ "Nominations 2009 AVN Adult Movie Awards" (PDF). AVNAwards.com. 2008-11-25. Retrieved 2008-11-26. [dead link]

External links[edit]