Julia Ann

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Julia Ann
Julia Ann, 2014 (cropped).jpg
Julia Ann in 2014
Born (1969-10-08) October 8, 1969 (age 49)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
Spouse(s) Michael Raven (2003–2007)
Website juliaannlive.com

Julia Ann (born October 8, 1969)[2] is the stage name of American pornographic actress, feature dancer. She is a member of the AVN Hall of Fame and the XRCO Hall of Fame.

Career[edit]

By age 18 Julia Ann was modelling, then became a professional mud wrestler in Hollywood before becoming one half of the popular touring strip club feature act Blondage, with Janine Lindemulder, in the early 1990s.[2] Their success led to offers to join the adult film industry.[3]

Julia Ann debuted in adult films in 1993 in Andrew Blake's Hidden Obsessions, in a lesbian sex scene with Lindemulder. She was under contract to Wicked Pictures in 2006,[4] but in May 2007 she posted on the members section of her website that she had not renewed her contract with Wicked.[5]

She has worked as a make-up artist.[6][7]

She has referred to fellow pornographic actress Christy Canyon as one of her "idols" in the business.[8]

Appearances[edit]

Julia Ann has also made appearances as herself on television shows, series, and documentaries such as Rated A for Adult, Night Calls, Give Me Your Soul..., Dreamwagon: Inside the Adult Industry, VS., The Man Show, and How They Make Adult Movies.[7]

In 1989, Julia Ann appeared in the film American Angels: Baptism of Blood.[9]

Awards[edit]

Julia Ann at the 2010 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo

AVN awards[edit]

  • 1994 Best All-Girl Sex Scene – Film for Hidden Obsessions[10]
  • 2000 Best All-Girl Sex Scene – Film for Seven Deadly Sins[10]
  • 2004 Best Actress – Video for Beautiful[10]
  • 2004 Hall of Fame[11]
  • 2010 Best Makeup for The 8th Day[12]
  • 2010 MILF/Cougar Performer of the Year[12]
  • 2011 MILF/Cougar Performer of the Year[13]
  • 2013 MILF/Cougar Performer of the Year[14]
  • 2015 Hottest MILF (Fan Award)[15]

XRCO awards[edit]

  • 1994 Best Girl-Girl Scene for Hidden Obsessions[16]
  • 2009 MILF of the Year[17]
  • 2011 MILF of the Year[18]
  • 2012 Hall of Fame[19]
  • 2017 Mainstream Adult Media Favorite[20]

XBIZ awards[edit]

  • 2014 MILF Performer of the Year[21]

NightMoves awards[edit]

  • 2013 Best MILF Performer (Fan's Choice)[22]
  • 2015 Hall of Fame

Personal life[edit]

She grew up around animals and developed a love for horses; she also took piano lessons and learned to swim "like a fish."[2] At age 12 she moved to Idyllwild, California, where she attended a college-prep school before moving back to Los Angeles to live with her grandmother at age 17.[2]

She married adult film director Michael Raven on June 21, 2003, divorcing in 2007.[6] Besides breast enlargement , Julia Ann also had labiaplasty and a nose job to remove the after effects of a broken nose suffered when a horse kicked her in the face.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dan Miller (2009-08-21). "Up Close with Julia Ann". AVN. Retrieved 2009-10-31.
  2. ^ a b c d Julia Ann Bio Archived 2011-08-25 at the Wayback Machine..
  3. ^ "The Women of Porn", Playboy magazine, March 2002, page 123.
  4. ^ "Wicked Re-Signs Julia Ann". business.avn.com. 2006-03-27. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  5. ^ JuliaAnn.com Archived 2005-01-29 at the Wayback Machine. blog entry, May 2007. Retrieved June 29, 2007.
  6. ^ a b c Tim McKernan (2007-11-28). "An Interview with a Porn Star: Julia Ann". insidestl.com. Retrieved 2007-12-15.[dead link]
  7. ^ a b Staff. "Julia Ann (I) Actress - Make Up Department - Writer". Amazon via IMDb. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  8. ^ Christina. "Interview with Julia Ann". AIPdaily.com.
  9. ^ Staff. "American Angels: Baptism of Blood (1989)". Amazon via IMDb. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
  10. ^ a b c "Past AVN Award Winners". Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2008-01-07.
  11. ^ "Julia Ann". avn.com. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  12. ^ a b "2010 AVN Award Announced". AVN.com. 2010-01-10. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  13. ^ "AVN - AVN Announces the Winners of the 2011 AVN Awards". avn.com.
  14. ^ "AVN - And Now... The 2013 AVN Award Winners!". Business.avn.com. 2013-01-23. Retrieved 2013-06-08.
  15. ^ "AVN Announces the Winners of the 2015 AVN Awards". AVN. 2015-01-24. Retrieved 2015-01-25.
  16. ^ "XRCO past winners". Archived from the original on 2007-10-07. Retrieved 2008-01-07.
  17. ^ "XRCO Names 25th Annual Award Nominees". AVN. 2009-02-26. Retrieved 2009-08-11.
  18. ^ "AVN - 2011 XRCO Award Winners Announced". avn.com.
  19. ^ Warren, Peter (2012-03-19). "XRCO Announces 2012 Hall of Fame Class". business.avn.com. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  20. ^ Alejandro Freixes (April 28, 2017). "2017 XRCO Awards Winners Announced". XRCO. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  21. ^ Dan Miller (2014-01-24). "2014 XBIZ Award Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  22. ^ "NightMoves Online - Past Winner History". NightMoves Online.

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