Johnnie Keyes

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Johnnie Keyes
Born (1940-02-21) February 21, 1940 (age 77)
United States
Other names Johnny Keyes, Johny Keys
No. of adult films 76 (per IAFD)

Johnnie Keyes (born 1940) is an early African-American pornographic film actor.[1]

He was also a boxer, an amateur lightweight champion in the U.S. army from 1960–1965.

Keyes had a lead role in Behind the Green Door (1972) in which he performed a 45-minute sex scene with Marilyn Chambers. He also performed in films in the Swedish Erotica series during the 1980s.

Keyes was in the San Francisco production of "Hair", 1970–71, a cast that included Philip Michael Thomas of Miami Vice fame.[citation needed]

Aside from acting, he is also a professional musician. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington, where he plays jazz.

Keyes is a member of the AVN and XRCO Halls of Fame.[2][3]

In the 1979 film Hardcore, there is a character named Big Dick Blaque based on him.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Johnnie Keyes". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "AVN Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2007-08-14. 
  3. ^ "XRCO Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2014-01-07. 

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