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 due to the fact that she did not want to age on camera and in part because she she felt he 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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