Missy (actress)

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Missy in 2006
Born(1967-09-24)September 24, 1967[1]
DiedAugust 13, 2008(2008-08-13) (aged 40)[1]
Other namesMaria Christina Wheatley, Missie, Natasha Marie[1]
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[1]
Spouse(s)Mickey G. (divorced)[2]

Missy (September 24, 1967 – August 13, 2008)[2] was an American pornographic actress.[1]

Early life[edit]

Missy graduated from Simi Valley High School and attended Moorpark College.[3] Prior to her porn career, she worked in an outpatient records unit in a Thousand Oaks hospital.[3]


Missy began her career in the adult business in 1994,[1] when appearing in amateur videos with her then-husband Mickey G..[2] She became a non-exclusive contract girl with Wicked Pictures by 1997.[2][3]

Missy was the first adult actress to ever win the AVN Awards for Best New Starlet and Female Performer of the Year in the same year.[4]

She left the porn industry in 2001, sending an open letter to AVN magazine detailing that she had found religion after suffering a "mental breakdown."[2][5]


In September 2008, AVN reported that Missy had died from an accidental prescription drug overdose from Amitriptyline intoxication, over a month earlier in Santa Clarita, California.[2]

She is buried under her real name at Desert Lawn Memorial Park Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California, USA [6]

Grave site photo: Desert Lawn Memorial Park



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Missy". Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Mark Kernes. "AVN Hall of Fame Performer Missy Reported Dead". Retrieved 2008-09-29.
  3. ^ a b c Meyer, Norma (11 May 1999). "Neighbors would never guess porn stars live next door - Off the job, 'Missy' and 'Mickey' lead nearly normal lives". San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  4. ^ Jared Rutter, "25 years of adult video", AVN, Vol. 24/No. 6, Issue 307, June 2008, p.106.
  5. ^ "Adult Video News – Hall of Fame – Missy". Archived from the original on 2002-08-06. Retrieved 2008-01-26.
  6. ^ [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/115134563/maria-christina-wheatley
  7. ^ "Past Winner History". Nightmoves. Archived from the original on September 22, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-02.
  8. ^ a b c d "Past AVN Award Winners". Archived from the original on October 10, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-26.
  9. ^ a b c "BEST OF 1993-2002". Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  10. ^ "1998 winners". AVN Media Network. Archived from the original on January 15, 2014. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  11. ^ "AVN Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2009-04-18. Retrieved 2008-01-26.
  12. ^ David Sullivan (2009-02-26). "XRCO Names 25th Annual Award Nominees". AVN. Retrieved 2013-10-02.

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