Eric Edwards (actor)
|Born||Robert "Rob" Everett
November 30, 1945
Michigan, United States
Rob Everett (born November 30, 1945), better known by his stage name Eric Edwards is an American former pornographic film actor. Having performed in four decades (1960s-'90s), Edwards was perhaps the most recognizable face in the pornographic film industry in the 1970s and 1980s. After studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, he began performing in silent, black-and-white loops in 1969. He worked with Linda Lovelace in the notorious 1971 film, Dog Fucker, then went on to appear in several x-rated films of the 1970s, such as Debbie Does Dallas, Maraschino Cherry and Teenage Twins. In the 1980s and 1990s he won several industry acting awards, before retiring to a career in editing. He is a member of both the AVN and XRCO Halls of Fame, is a Legend of Erotica, and has his name on the Hustler Walk of Fame. Among his pseudonyms are Eric Cowards, Erik Edwards, Rob Emmett, Rob Everett, Rob Evert or Eric Roberts. Edwards was at one time married to 1980s porn actress Renee Summer with whom he has children.
- 1983 CAFA Best Actor for Sexcapades
- 1984 XRCO Best Actor for Great Sexpectations
- 1984 XRCO Male Performer of the Year
- 1985 AVN Best Actor - Film for X Factor
- 1985 CAFA Best Actor for Corporate Assets
- 1986 AVN Best Actor - Video for Dangerous Stuff
- 1986 AVN Best Couples Sex Scene - Video for Slumber Party
- 1986 XRCO Best Supporting Actor for Lust on the Orient Express
- 1989 XRCO Best Supporting Actor for Bodies in Heat 2
- 1990 AVN Best Couples Sex Scene - Film for Firestorm 3
- 1991 AVN Best Actor - Video for The Last X-rated Movie
- AVN Hall of Fame
- Hustler Walk of Fame
- Legends of Erotica
- XRCO Hall of Fame
- Eric Edwards: Twilight of a Shy Porn Star, The Rialto Report, October 6, 2013
- "rame awards list". Retrieved 2007-12-27.
- Jason S. Martinko (2013). The XXX Filmography, 1968-1988. McFarland. p. 128. ISBN 978-0-7864-4184-6. Retrieved 13 January 2014.
- MayorDefacto. "Transcript of the video A Night of Legends: First Annual XRCO Adult Film Awards". Retrieved 2008-08-09.
- "Past AVN Award Winners". Retrieved 2007-12-27.
- "AVN Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2007-12-27.
- "Hart, Edwards Set for Hustler Walk of Fame Induction". AVN. 2006-03-09. Retrieved 2013-09-24.
- "Legends of Erotica". Retrieved 2007-12-27.
- "XRCO Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2007-12-27.
- Eric Edwards at the Internet Movie Database
- Eric Edwards at the Internet Adult Film Database
- Eric Edwards at the Internet Adult Film Database as a director
- Eric_Edwards at the Adult Film Database
- Audio interview with Eric Edwards at The Rialto Report
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