Calli Cox

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Calli Cox
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Cox at Erotica Los Angeles on July 15, 2001
Born Kristy Jo Connelly[1]
(1977-02-26) February 26, 1977 (age 40)[2]
Robinson, Illinois, U.S.[2]
Other names Mrs. C. Frady, Calli Coxx, Cali Cox & Calli[2]
No. of adult films 172 (per IAFD)[2]

Calli Cox (born Kristy Jo Connelly;[1] February 26, 1977) is an American former pornographic actress.[2]

Early life[edit]

In 1999, Cox graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Education and started teaching that same year.[3][4][5] She was a member of the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority for a year and she got a tattoo of the three sigmas on her posterior.[3] She was a teacher at Effingham Junior High and a substitute teacher at Urbana High School, having worked for a year at each school.[3] She taught eighth grade English and Reading.[6][7][8]

Career[edit]

Cox was working as a teacher during the day and as a stripper at night prior to becoming an adult film performer.[9] She entered the adult film industry after moving to Los Angeles in February 2001.[3] Her first scene was with Belladonna and Mr. Marcus in Oral Consumption 4 for Anabolic Video.[8][10]

Cox became infamous after starring in the 2001-2002 Shane's World series of pornographic films with college students,[1] including the executive vice president of the Arizona State University student body.[11][12][13] On November 18, 2002, she appeared on The O'Reilly Factor to discuss the filming of Shane's World #32: Campus Invasion, which was shot on campus at Indiana University.[14]

Cox began working as a publicist for Shane's World Studios in August 2002.[3][15] She appeared in an episode of Inside Edition that aired on February 7, 2003, in which she defended the company's practice of filming sex scenes with students on college campuses.[16] In 2003, she was appointed as director of marketing and publicity for the punk rock label Redwood Records.[15] On July 9, 2003, she announced her retirement from performing in adult films.[15] Her last scene was for the film College Invasion 2.[17]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Result Category Film
2002 AVN Award[18] Nominated Best New Starlet N/A
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene - Video (with Samantha Stylle & Lexington Steele) Service Animals 2
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene - Video (with Renee LaRue, Shay Sights, Angel, Sana Fey, Nick Manning, Joel Lawrence, Pat Myne & Tony Pounds) X-Rated Auditions 3
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene - Video (with Lola & Pat Myne) Young and Tight 2
NightMoves Award[19] Won Best New Starlet (Editor’s Choice) N/A
XRCO Award[20] Nominated Starlet of the Year N/A
Nominated Best Threeway Sex Scene (with Samantha Stylle & Lexington Steele) Service Animals 2
2003 AVN Award[21] Nominated Female Performer of the Year N/A
Nominated Best Sex Scene Coupling - Video (with Tex) Shane’s World 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Between the sheets: IU's hidden pornographic past". Archived from the original on 8 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Calli Cox at the Internet Adult Film Database
  3. ^ a b c d e Ben Erwin (April 18, 2003). "From Panther to pornstar to public relations". The Daily Eastern News. Retrieved June 29, 2015. 
  4. ^ Ms Christine & JC (November 5, 2002). "Calli Cox Interview". Adult Hollywood. Archived from the original on December 21, 2002. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  5. ^ Robert Nelson (September 5, 2002). "Porn U". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Calli Cox Interview". RogReviews. January 2002. Archived from the original on October 16, 2002. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ Heidi Pike-Johnson (November 21, 2001). "Best New Starlet Nominee Calli Cox: An AVNInsider.com Interview". AVN Insider. Archived from the original on February 12, 2004. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Calli Cox Interview". RogReviews. Archived from the original on July 14, 2003. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  9. ^ Wolf. "Interview with the beautiful Calli Cox". Inside The Lair. Archived from the original on June 28, 2003. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Exclusive Interview: Calli Cox". Rock Confidential. November 19, 2002. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Porn U" by Robert Nelson, Phoenix New Times, September 5, 2002. Retrieved 28 November 2007.
  12. ^ Ken Hegan (August 27, 2003). "The New Sex Ed". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on May 12, 2009. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Indiana Univ. may sue over porn film shot on campus". Associated Press hosted on CNN. November 22, 2002. Archived from the original on October 16, 2008. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  14. ^ Scott Ross (November 19, 2002). "Shane's World Controversy Featured on Fox's The O'Reilly Factor". AVN. Archived from the original on December 6, 2002. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  15. ^ a b c "Calli Cox Retires From Performing". AVN. July 10, 2003. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Dorm Porn: An Inside Edition Investigation Of Pornographic Movies Shot On College Campuses And Featuring Students". Inside Edition. February 7, 2003. Archived from the original on February 12, 2003. Retrieved June 29, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Final Performance of Calli Cox Released on DVD". AVN. November 25, 2003. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  18. ^ Ben Marco (November 9, 2001). "2002 AVN Awards Show Nominations Announced". AVN. Archived from the original on December 4, 2001. Retrieved February 26, 2016. 
  19. ^ "Past Winner History". NightMoves. Archived from the original on December 19, 2013. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  20. ^ Wayne Hentai (March 8, 2002). "XRCO Nominations Announced". AVN. Archived from the original on September 23, 2002. Retrieved February 26, 2016. 
  21. ^ Ben Marco (November 15, 2002). "2003 AVN Awards Show Nominations Announced". AVN. Archived from the original on December 8, 2002. Retrieved February 26, 2016. 

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