Ricky Sinz

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Ricky Sinz
Ricky Sinz.jpg
Sinz at Club XS's "Bears, Bikers & Mayhem 2011"
Born Eric William Mirshak
(1980-11-12) November 12, 1980 (age 36)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Other names Ricky Giancana
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)

Ricky Sinz was the stage name of an American pornographic actor.

Career[edit]

Ricky Sinz was one of three original founders of a revolutionary adult film site holeandaheartbeat that was a male focused straight adult website focused on heavily tattooed models his business partners were Gunner and Scott Larock, in March of 2015 Scott Larock aka Scott Mcleod collapsed at the restaurant where he was working as a head chef and was found unresponsive and taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sinz signed as a Raging Stallion Studios Exclusive in 2007. He identifies himself as bisexual.[1]

In September 2008, Sinz became Raging Stallion's first Lifetime Exclusive after his first year contract expired that same year. The new deal covers films, print media and web markets, as well as the development of new projects aimed at the mainstream gay market.[2] At Raging Stallion's 2008 annual Folsom Street Fair pre-party, Sinz was named Raging Stallion Man of the Year for 2008.[3]

While at Raging Stallion, he was a Technical Director as well as an actor for the award-winning gay porn film Grunts, in which, at the 2008 GayVN Awards, he won three of the eight awards for the film because of three of his performances. He went on to star in the subsequent To the Last Man.

Ricky Sinz, is a techno producer and DJ from Chicago, and the owner of contemporary record labels Sin Factory Records and Nacht.

At the age of fifteen years, Sinz began working as an afterhours DJ, finding a passion for house music. He began his music career around the same time that Chicago house music found its forefront in the world of dance music. He eventually became known as one of the maintstays of that sound and rode the exploding midwest rave scene. Following the beginning of his DJ career, he became one of the only DJs known to utilize four-deck mixing at that time. Sinz has performed at clubs such as Panorama, Berghein, Ministry of Sound, Tressor, Egg, Pacha, The Eclipse, Edge, Shelley's Laserdome, Sterns Nightclub, Heaven, Sir Henry's in Cork, Ireland and Angels and The Haçienda, as well as raves for Fantazia, Dreamscape, NASA and Amnesia House

Community and causes[edit]

On December 4, 2008, Sinz was nominated for GLBT Performer of the Year for the XBIZ Awards 2009, held in Hollywood, California.[4]

Sinz supports several Chicago-based community organizations: TPAN (Test Positive Aware Network), Bonaventure House, St. Judes, the Howard Brown Health Center, and the STOP AIDS project.[5]

Awards[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Jake Deckard
GayVN Awards, Best Actor
To the Last Man (Raging Stallion Studios)

2009
Succeeded by
Logan McCree, The Visitor
Preceded by
Joey Amis
GayVN Awards, Best Oral Scene with Jackson Wild
To the Last Man (Raging Stallion Studios)

2009
Current holder
Preceded by
Jesse Santana,
Nikolay Petrov
& Jason White
GayVN Awards, Best Three Way Sex Scene
with Logan McCree & Scott Tanner
To the Last Man (Raging Stallion Studios)

2009
Current holder
New award GayVN Awards, Best Top
To the Last Man (Raging Stallion Studios)

2009
Current holder
Preceded by
Grunts
GayVN Awards, Best Picture
To the Last Man (Raging Stallion Studios)

2009
Current holder
Preceded by
Jesse Santana,
Nikolay Petrov
& Jason White
Grabby Awards, Best Three Way Sex Scene
with Logan McCree & Scott Tanner
To the Last Man (Raging Stallion Studios)

2009
Current holder
Preceded by
Folsom Filth
GayVN Awards, Best Picture
Grunts (Raging Stallion Studios)

2008
Succeeded by
To the Last Man
Preceded by
Brad Patton &
Brian Hansen
GayVN Awards, Best Sex Scene with Roman Ragazzi
Grunts (Raging Stallion Studios)

2008
Succeeded by
Vinnie D’Angelo &
Logan McCree
Preceded by
Kent North
GayVN Awards, Best Solo Performance
Grunts (Raging Stallion Studios)

2008
Succeeded by
Tommy Ruckus &
Jackson Wild (tie)
Preceded by
Spencer Quest
GayVN Awards, Best Supporting Actor
Grunts (Raging Stallion Studios)
Tied with Christian Cruz

2008
Succeeded by
Trevor Knight &
Scott Tanner (tie)
Preceded by
Matthew Rush
Grabby Awards, Best Supporting Actor
Grunts (Raging Stallion Studios)

2008
Succeeded by
Scott Tanner
Preceded by
Kent North
Grabby Awards, Best Solo Sex Scene
Grunts (Raging Stallion Studios)
Tied with Tory Mason, Paradise Found (Buckshot Productions)

2008
Succeeded by
Damien Crosse
Additional Nominations
Year Nomination Film / Role
2009 XBIZ Award, GLBT Performer of the Year Various
Grabby Awards, Best Actor To the Last Man (Raging Stallion Studios)
Grabby Awards, Best Performer Various
GayVN Awards, Performer of the Year Various
GayVN Awards, Best Sex Scene - Duo
with Max Schutler
BarBack (Raging Stallion Studios)
GayVN Awards, Best Non-Sexual Performance Hotter than Hell part 1
2008 XBIZ Award, GLBT Performer of the Year Various
Grabby Awards, Best Newcomer Various
Grabby Awards, Best Threeway Sex Scene
with Jake Deckard & Trey Casteel
Grunts (Raging Stallion Studios)
Grabby Awards, Best Duo Sex Scene
with Roman Ragazzi
Grunts (Raging Stallion Studios)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AVN - NakedSword Names Ricky Sinz to Dream Team". Business.avn.com. 2009-06-12. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 
  2. ^ Adams, JC (9 September 2008). "Ricky Sinz a Lifetime Raging Stallion". GayPornTimes.com. Retrieved 9 September 2008. 
  3. ^ Ward, Chris (September 29, 2008). "Raging Stallion names Ricky Sinz 2008 Performer of the Year". Chris Ward Porn Blog. Retrieved August 4, 2009. 
  4. ^ Hunter, Tod (December 3, 2008). "XBIZ Awards 2009 Official Nominees Announced". 
  5. ^ "Ricky Sinz's guide to Chicago". Gay.com. Retrieved December 13, 2008. 

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