Ashley Blue

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Ashley Blue
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Blue at the 2005 Nightmoves USA Tampa Show
Born Oriana Small[1]
(1981-07-08) July 8, 1981 (age 36)[2]
Thousand Oaks, California, United States[2]
Other names Girlvert & Dixie Diddle[2]
Spouse(s) Dave Naz

Ashley Blue (born Oriana Small[1] July 8, 1981) is an American radio personality, writer, and former pornographic actress.[3] She currently hosts her own Vivid Radio show and writes for Hustler magazine.[3]

Career[edit]

Blue was born in Thousand Oaks, California.[2] She has won multiple Adult Video News awards, including 2004 Female Performer of the Year and 2005 Best Supporting Actress. In March 2004, she signed a three-year contract with JM Productions, appearing in the Girlvert series.[4] She ended the contract on February 14, 2007.[4] She also does voice acting for the cartoon Three Thug Mice.[5]

Blue married photographer Dave Naz on July 30, 2009.[1] She was featured in Inside the Porn Actors Studio: Ashley Blue (2006), an episode of Howard Stern's TV series Howard Stern on Demand.[6]

In 2011, she was portrayed by Swedish artist Karl Backman for the Museum of Porn in Art in Zurich.[7]

In 2013, she was inducted into AVN's Hall of Fame.[8] Blue has been hosting her own Vivid Radio show, Blue Movies, since November 2013.[9] In 2008, Oriana finished writing her memoir of nearly ten years working in the adult entertainment industry (using her JM Productions moniker "Girlvert"). It was published as Girlvert: A Memoir by Oriana Small by Los Angeles-based independent publisher A Barnacle Book & Record in 2011.[10]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Jonathan Gold (May 9, 2007). "Dave Naz: The big uneasy". LA Weekly. Retrieved June 17, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c d Ashley Blue at the Internet Adult Film Database
  3. ^ a b Holly Kingstown (August 28, 2014). "THROWBACK THURSDAY--A Five Question Quickie with Porno Superstar Ashley Blue". Fleshbot. Retrieved April 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Peter Warren (February 14, 2007). "Ashley Blue, JM Productions Part Ways". Adult Video News. Archived from the original on October 24, 2007. Retrieved December 27, 2007. 
  5. ^ Joshua Neuman. "Year of the Rat". Heeb Magazine. Archived from the original on October 13, 2008. Retrieved August 30, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Howard Stern on Demand" Inside the Porn Actors Studio: Ashley Blue (TV episode 2006)
  7. ^ The Museum of Porn in Art presents an exhibition by KARL BACKMAN
  8. ^ a b "AVN Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees". AVN. December 21, 2012. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  9. ^ Apache Warrior. "Ashley Blue interview". XCritic. Retrieved April 22, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Nonfiction Reviews". Publishers Weekly. 258 (21). May 23, 2011. ISSN 0000-0019. Retrieved August 29, 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "XRCO". XRCO.com. Retrieved February 23, 2008. 
  12. ^ a b "AVN Awards Past Winners". AVN.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2013. Retrieved August 8, 2007. 
  13. ^ Acme Andersson (June 7, 2004). "Adam Film World 2003 Award Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  14. ^ Crucifixio_Jones, "Adam Film World Awards Winners", AdultDVDTalk.com, April 27, 2005 (Retrieved September 25, 2012)
  15. ^ a b Jared Rutter (January 9, 2005). "The 22nd Annual AVN Awards: A Jenna Jameson Kinda Night". AVN. Archived from the original on April 14, 2008. Retrieved August 4, 2007. 
  16. ^ "XRCO Awards Mainstream Visibility, Longevity". XBiz.com. June 3, 2005. Retrieved June 22, 2007. 
  17. ^ "2007 AVN Award Winners Announced". AVN. January 16, 2007. Archived from the original on March 7, 2009. Retrieved June 19, 2007. 

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