Melissa Hill

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Melissa Hill
Melissa Hill.jpg
Hill at Erotica Los Angeles 2001
Born (1970-01-08) January 8, 1970 (age 45)[1]
San Francisco, California, U.S.[1]
Nationality American[1]
Other names Melizza, Mellisa Hill[1]
Ethnicity Caucasian[1]
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[1]
Weight 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)[1]
No. of adult films 250 as a performer
1 as a director (per IAFD)[1]

Melissa Hill is a former pornographic actress and director.[2] She was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2014[3] and the Legends of Erotica and XRCO Hall of Fame in 2015.[4][5]

Career[edit]

Hill began acting in adult in 1993 and appeared in more than 200 movies, for a wide variety of producers, over the next ten years until her retirement from hardcore.[3] Over the course of her career, she was nominated for several AVN Awards.[3] Hill won the Best Actress (Film) award in 1997 for Penetrator 2 (Pleasure Productions).[3] In 1998, she was named Best Supporting Actress (Film) for Paul Thomas' Bad Wives (Vivid Entertainment).[3] In a 2015 interview, she claimed she retired in part because she did not want to age on camera and in part because she felt her career had reached a "plateu" and she found herself not getting another contract and not wanting to succumb to plastic surgery.[6]

Mainstream appearances[edit]

Hill has also appeared in a variety of mainstream productions, most notably the porn-themed comedy Orgazmo from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.[3][7] She has acted in non-sex roles, including Beyond Fucked: A Zombie Odyssey[8] and the porn parodies Underworld[9] and Measure X.[3][10]

Awards[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Hill is a San Francisco native, and she spent most of her childhood studying ballet, even becoming an instructor for five years after graduating from high school.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Melissa Hill at the Internet Adult Film Database
  2. ^ Melissa Hill at the Internet Adult Film Database
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Staff. "AVN Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees". Adult Video News. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Mark Kernes (2015-01-27). "Legends of Erotica Inducts 7 Adult Industry Veterans". AVN. Retrieved 2015-01-28. 
  5. ^ a b Allen Smithberg (2015-02-25). "XRCO Announces 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees". AVN. Retrieved 2015-02-25. 
  6. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JU40Xm8oP5I
  7. ^ "Melissa Hill (I) Actress, Costume Department". Amazon via IMDb. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "Beyond Fucked: A Zombie Odyssey (2013 Video) Full Cast & Crew". Amazon via IMDb. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Underworld (2013 Video) Full Cast & Crew". Amazon via IMDb. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  10. ^ Staff. "Measure X (2013) Video". Amazon via IMDb. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 

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