Brad Armstrong (director)

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Brad Armstrong
Brad Armstrong 2012.jpg
Brad Armstrong attending the XBIZ Awards Show in Santa Monica, California on January 10, 2012
Born
Rod Hopkins[1]

(1965-09-23) September 23, 1965 (age 53)[2]
Other namesMr. Magic, Brad Alexander, Armstrong, Rod[2]
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Weight189 lb (86 kg; 13.5 st)[2]
Spouse(s)Dyanna Lauren (? - 1992)
Jenna Jameson (1996-2001)
Jessica Drake (2006-present)[4]
Armstrong and his wife Jessica Drake at the XRCO Awards show in June 2005

Brad Armstrong (born Rod Hopkins;[1] September 23, 1965) is a Canadian pornographic actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and costume designer.[5] He is currently under contract with Wicked Pictures.[5] He has been known as one of the most popular leading men in the sex industry, as well as "The King of Porn" and "The Spielberg of Skin Directors".[6]

Among the films he has directed is Octomom Home Alone (2012).

Early life[edit]

Armstrong attended college for commercial art and advertising.[1]

Career[edit]

Armstrong worked as a male stripper in Canada for 10 years.[3] He began dancing at age 17 by borrowing a friend's ID.[3] He was introduced to the porn industry by pornographic actress Erica Boyer.[3] His first scene was a sixway with Erica Boyer, Randy Spears, Eric Price, and two other women for the film Bimbo Bowlers From Boston.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Armstrong has been married three times, and divorced twice. His first marriage was to Dyanna Lauren. They divorced in 1992. His second marriage was to Jenna Jameson in December 1996. They divorced in 2001. Armstrong's third marriage, to Jessica Drake, began in 2006.[4]

Awards[edit]

AVN Awards
Year Award Film
2002[7] Best Director - Video Euphoria
Best Screenplay - Video (shared with David Aaron Clark)
2003[8] Best Actor - Film Falling From Grace
Best Screenplay - Film (shared with Daniel Metcalf & Jonathan Morgan)
2004[9] AVN Hall of Fame N/A
2005[10] Best Screenplay, Film The Collector
2007[11] Best Director – Film Manhunters
Best Screenplay – Film
2008[12] Best Actor, Video Coming Home
2009[13] Best Double Penetration Sex Scene (shared with Jessica Drake & Eric Masterson) Fallen
Director of the Year N/A
2010[14] Best Group Sex Scene (shared with Jessica Drake, Kirsten Price, Alektra Blue, Mikayla Mendez, Kaylani Lei, Tory Lane, Jayden Jaymes, Kayla Carrera, Randy Spears, Rocco Reed, Marcus London, Mick Blue & T.J. Cummings) 2040
2011[15] Best Director – Feature Speed
2012[16] Best Director – Parody The Rocki Whore Picture Show: A Hardcore Parody
Best Screenplay – Parody (shared with Hank Shenanigan)
2014[17] Best Director – Feature Underworld
Best Screenplay
Best Safe Sex Scene (shared with Jessica Drake) Sexpionage: The Drake Chronicles
2015[18] Best Director – Feature Aftermath
Best Screenplay
NightMoves Awards
Year Award
2002[19] Best Director (Fan's Choice)
2013[20] Best Director - Non-Parody (Fan's Choice)
2014[21] Best Director - Feature (Fan's Choice)
2015[22] Best Director - Feature (Editor's Choice)
Urban X Awards
Year Award
2011[23] Best Director, Features
XBIZ Awards
Year Award Film
2010[24] Director of the Year (Individual Project) 2040
2014[25] Director of the Year - Feature Release Underworld
2017 Screenplay of the Year[26] The Preacher's Daughter
XRCO Awards
Year Award
2007[27] Best Director - Features
2008[28] Best Director - Features (tied with Stormy Daniels)
2009[29] Best Director - Features
XRCO Hall of Fame
2011[30] Best Director - Features

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ken Michaels (June 23, 1999). "Brad Armstrong - Up the Long Ladder". AVN. Archived from the original on October 8, 1999. Retrieved March 10, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d Brad Armstrong at the Internet Adult Film Database
  3. ^ a b c d e Heidi Pike-Johnson (April 12, 2004). "Brad Armstrong: AVN Hall Of Famer". AVN Insider. Archived from the original on April 14, 2004. Retrieved March 10, 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Brad Armstrong - Biography". Internet Movie Database. Amazon.com. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  5. ^ a b Charles Manning (April 16, 2014). "Meet a Couple Who Designs Costumes for Adult Films". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved March 10, 2015.
  6. ^ Burnett, Thane (2008-02-03). "CANOE -- JAM! - Meet the King of Porn". Canoe.ca. Archived from the original on 2012-07-10. Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  7. ^ Heidi Pike-Johnson (January 12, 2002). "2002 AVN Awards Show Winners Announced". AVN. Archived from the original on February 4, 2002. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  8. ^ Heidi Pike-Johnson (January 21, 2003). "2003 AVN Awards Winners Announced: Awards Presented Big Year for Evil Angel..." AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  9. ^ Heidi Pike-Johnson (January 12, 2004). "Evil Angel, Wicked Pictures Big Winners at 2004 AVN Awards". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  10. ^ "2005 AVN Awards Show Winners Announced". AVN. January 8, 2005. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  11. ^ "2007 AVN Award Winners Announced". AVN. January 14, 2007. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  12. ^ Jared Rutter (January 12, 2008). "2008 AVN Awards Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  13. ^ David Sullivan (January 11, 2009). "2009 AVN Award-Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  14. ^ AVN Staff (January 13, 2010). "2010 AVN Award Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  15. ^ "AVN Announces the Winners of the 2011 AVN Awards". AVN. January 9, 2011. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  16. ^ "AVN Announces the 2012 AVN Award Winners". AVN. January 22, 2012. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  17. ^ AVN Staff (January 19, 2014). "AVN Announces the Winners of the 2014 AVN Awards". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  18. ^ "AVN Announces the Winners of the 2015 AVN Awards". AVN. January 24, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  19. ^ "Past Winner History". NightMoves. Archived from the original on December 19, 2013. Retrieved April 19, 2015.
  20. ^ Bob Johnson (October 14, 2013). "NightMoves 2013 Award Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved April 19, 2015.
  21. ^ Bob Johnson (October 13, 2014). "NightMoves Awards Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved April 19, 2015.
  22. ^ Bob Johnson (October 12, 2015). "NightMoves Awards Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved October 12, 2015.
  23. ^ Peter Warren (July 25, 2011). "2011 Urban X Award Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved June 7, 2015.
  24. ^ Lyla Katz (February 11, 2010). "XBIZ Awards 2010 Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  25. ^ Dan Miller (January 24, 2014). "2014 XBIZ Award Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  26. ^ XBIZ Award Winners, XBIZ, January, 2017
  27. ^ Tod Hunter (April 6, 2007). "Hillary Scott Big Winner at XRCO Awards". XBIZ. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  28. ^ David Sullivan (May 1, 2008). "XRCO Announces 2008 Award Winners". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  29. ^ Tod Hunter (April 17, 2009). "XRCO Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  30. ^ Peter Warren (April 14, 2011). "2011 XRCO Award Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015.

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