Carol Connors (actress)

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Carol Connors
Born (1952-11-13) November 13, 1952 (age 64)
New Jersey[1]
Other names Caroline May, Carol Kaiser, Carol Conners
Years active 1972-1986
Spouse(s) Jack Birch

Carol Connors (born November 13, 1952)[1] is an American former pornographic actress. She was sometimes credited as Caroline May and Carol Kaiser, and starred in about 20 adult movies between 1971 and 1981. Married to Jack Birch[when?] for years, Connors is the mother of actress Thora Birch.[2]


Carol Connors began her adult entertainment career in the early 1970s, achieving fame in Deep Throat[1] in 1972 and The Erotic Adventures of Candy in 1978. In 1979, she had a notable appearance in Gail Palmer's Candy Goes to Hollywood. In 1981, she directed and starred in Desire for Men.

Connors also appeared on The Gong Show,[1][3] where she eventually became one of Chuck Barris's introducers. Her debut on the program, in 1977, was as a song-and-dance contestant. Said Connors, "I was awarded nine points by the two men judges and two points by Jaye P. Morgan, one for each ... bosom."[1] She was subsequently invited back for frequent appearances as one of the hostesses who introduced Barris at the start of the show.[1] Her Gong Show appearances were parodied in Candy Goes To Hollywood.

Connors also appeared alongside Aldo Ray in Sweet Savage, the first ever XXX-rated adult western film, in 1979. The movie was shot on location at Apacheland Movie Ranch in Apache Junction, Arizona.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Sharbutt, Jay, Young Gong Show Introducer Carol Connors Rings Bell, Associated Press, as published in the Ocala Star-Banner, 13 February 1978. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
  2. ^ Banks, Andrew (28 March 2007). "Three's a crowd on Birch set". Archived from the original on 2011-01-12. Retrieved 12 Jan 2011. 
  3. ^ Chance, Norman, Who Was Who on TV, Volume 1, Xlibris Corporation, (2010). Retrieved 24 January 2013.
  4. ^ Apacheland Movie Ranch website Retrieved 27 April 2015.
  5. ^ Shy Dove taking wing in Superstition Mountains 23 November 1977. Retrieved 27 April 2015.

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