Brad Armstrong (director)

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Brad Armstrong
Brad Armstrong 2012.jpg
Brad Armstrong attending the XBIZ Awards Show, Santa Monica, CA on January 10, 2012
Born Rod Hopkins[1]
(1965-09-23) September 23, 1965 (age 51)[2]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada[3]
Other names Mr. Magic, Brad Alexander, Armstrong, Rod[2]
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Weight 189 lb (86 kg; 13.5 st)[2]
Spouse(s) Jenna Jameson (1996-2001)[citation needed]
Jessica Drake (2006-present)[citation needed]
No. of adult films 337 as performer, 171 as director (per IAFD)[2]
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.[4] He is currently under contract with Wicked Pictures.[4] 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".[5]

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 Boyer, Randy Spears, Eric Price, and two other women for the film Bimbo Bowlers From Boston.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Armstrong was once married to Jenna Jameson, but divorced in 2001.[citation needed] Since 2006, Armstrong is married to Jessica Drake.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

AVN Awards
Year Award Film
2002[6] Best Director - Video Euphoria
Best Screenplay - Video (shared with David Aaron Clark)
2003[7] Best Actor - Film Falling From Grace
Best Screenplay - Film (shared with Daniel Metcalf & Jonathan Morgan)
2004[8] AVN Hall of Fame N/A
2005[9] Best Screenplay, Film The Collector
2007[10] Best Director – Film Manhunters
Best Screenplay – Film
2008[11] Best Actor, Video Coming Home
2009[12] Best Double Penetration Sex Scene (shared with Jessica Drake & Eric Masterson) Fallen
Director of the Year N/A
2010[13] 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[14] Best Director – Feature Speed
2012[15] Best Director – Parody The Rocki Whore Picture Show: A Hardcore Parody
Best Screenplay – Parody (shared with Hank Shenanigan)
2014[16] Best Director – Feature Underworld
Best Screenplay
Best Safe Sex Scene (shared with Jessica Drake) Sexpionage: The Drake Chronicles
2015[17] Best Director – Feature Aftermath
Best Screenplay
NightMoves Awards
Year Award
2002[18] Best Director (Fan’s Choice)
2013[19] Best Director - Non-Parody (Fan’s Choice)
2014[20] Best Director - Feature (Fan’s Choice)
2015[21] Best Director - Feature (Editor’s Choice)
Urban X Awards
Year Award
2011[22] Best Director, Features
XBIZ Awards
Year Award Film
2010[23] Director of the Year (Individual Project) 2040
2014[24] Director of the Year - Feature Release Underworld
2017 Screenplay of the Year[25] The Preacher's Daughter
XRCO Awards
Year Award
2007[26] Best Director - Features
2008[27] Best Director - Features (tied with Stormy Daniels)
2009[28] Best Director - Features
XRCO Hall of Fame
2011[29] 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 e 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 Charles Manning (April 16, 2014). "Meet a Couple Who Designs Costumes for Adult Films". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved March 10, 2015. 
  5. ^ Burnett, Thane (2008-02-03). "CANOE -- JAM! - Meet the King of Porn". Canoe.ca. Retrieved 2010-09-16. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ Heidi Pike-Johnson (January 21, 2003). "2003 AVN Awards Winners Announced: Awards Presented Big Year for Evil Angel...". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  8. ^ Heidi Pike-Johnson (January 12, 2004). "Evil Angel, Wicked Pictures Big Winners at 2004 AVN Awards". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  9. ^ "2005 AVN Awards Show Winners Announced". AVN. January 8, 2005. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  10. ^ "2007 AVN Award Winners Announced". AVN. January 14, 2007. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  11. ^ Jared Rutter (January 12, 2008). "2008 AVN Awards Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  12. ^ David Sullivan (January 11, 2009). "2009 AVN Award-Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  13. ^ AVN Staff (January 13, 2010). "2010 AVN Award Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  14. ^ "AVN Announces the Winners of the 2011 AVN Awards". AVN. January 9, 2011. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  15. ^ "AVN Announces the 2012 AVN Award Winners". AVN. January 22, 2012. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  16. ^ AVN Staff (January 19, 2014). "AVN Announces the Winners of the 2014 AVN Awards". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  17. ^ "AVN Announces the Winners of the 2015 AVN Awards". AVN. January 24, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Past Winner History". NightMoves. Archived from the original on December 19, 2013. Retrieved April 19, 2015. 
  19. ^ Bob Johnson (October 14, 2013). "NightMoves 2013 Award Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved April 19, 2015. 
  20. ^ Bob Johnson (October 13, 2014). "NightMoves Awards Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved April 19, 2015. 
  21. ^ Bob Johnson (October 12, 2015). "NightMoves Awards Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved October 12, 2015. 
  22. ^ Peter Warren (July 25, 2011). "2011 Urban X Award Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved June 7, 2015. 
  23. ^ Lyla Katz (February 11, 2010). "XBIZ Awards 2010 Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  24. ^ Dan Miller (January 24, 2014). "2014 XBIZ Award Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  25. ^ XBIZ Award Winners, XBIZ, January, 2017
  26. ^ Tod Hunter (April 6, 2007). "Hillary Scott Big Winner at XRCO Awards". XBIZ. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  27. ^ David Sullivan (May 1, 2008). "XRCO Announces 2008 Award Winners". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  28. ^ Tod Hunter (April 17, 2009). "XRCO Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  29. ^ Peter Warren (April 14, 2011). "2011 XRCO Award Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 

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