Teagan Presley

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Teagan Presley
Tegan Presley 2009.jpg
at the XRCO Awards, Hollywood, CA on April 16, 2009.
Born Ashley Ann Erickson[1][2]
(1985-07-24) July 24, 1985 (age 31)
The Woodlands, Texas, U.S.
Height 5 ft 0 in (1.52 m)
Weight 101 lb (46 kg; 7.2 st)
Spouse(s) Tyler Durden (2007-2008)
Website www.teaganpresley.com
No. of adult films 185 (per IAFD)

Teagan Presley (born Ashley Ann Erickson[1][2] on July 24, 1985[3]) is a former American pornographic actress. Her stage name in part comes from her parents initially wanting to call her "Teagan"[4] and in part as an homage to Lisa Marie Presley.[5]

Early life[edit]

Presley was born in Texas and raised in California.[6]

Career[edit]

Presley was living with a boyfriend who didn't make any money to help support them. She started stripping for extra money. This angered her boyfriend so she then sought out an agent on-line to do pornography.[7] At 18 years old, she did her first scene with Joel Lawrence in Just Over Eighteen #10 from Red Light District Video.[6]

She performed in 70 pornographic film scenes over the next eight months, many of which included anal scenes.[8]

In late-2004, she signed an exclusive, three-year contract with porn production studio Digital Playground. Presley claims she first became involved in pornography as revenge against her ex-boyfriend.[7]

Presley in 2004.

Teagan Presley left Digital Playground to start her own web site and production company with her husband, adult performer Tyler Durden (AKA Tyler Wood).[9] She complained that Digital Playground was not allowing her to perform for her new company.[10] However, Digital Playground refuted the complaint and said that Teagan was free to work as lawyers were resolving her contract status.[11] While there were reports that her surname "Presley" was owned by the studio Digital Playground,[12] a representative of the studio has denied those reports as false.[11] In October 2008, she was invited by Digital Playground to host the red carpet at the premiere of Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge, a film produced by the firm.[13]

In July 2008, she announced that she had her breast implants replaced and that she would be auctioning them on eBay, with 20%[citation needed] of the proceeds going to Susan G. Komen for the Cure;[12] she also announced that she would stop performing boy/girl sex scenes.[12] The remainder of the proceeds were to be used to fund her divorce and custody cases. In October 2008, Presley was named Best Feature Dancer by Nightmoves magazine.[14] In November 2008, she was named the Penthouse Pet of the Month for January 2009.[15]

Presley and her boyfriend Josh Lehman launched their own studio called SkinWorxxx in early 2009, with their first production called The Search for Sun Goddess XXX.[16][17] In November 2009, Presley signed with Adam and Eve Pictures as an exclusive performer, with her first film to be Bree & Teagan, appearing with Bree Olson.[18]

In 2010, she was named by Maxim as one of the 12 top female stars in porn.[19]

She retired from performing in 2013.[20]

Personal life[edit]

By November 2007, she had married John Durden,[21] but she had filed for divorce as of July 2008.[12] In September 2008, she was first reported to be dating Josh Lehman; she had married him by April 2010.[13][1]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Christine Clarridge & Jennifer Sullivan (2011-01-27). "Porn-star stalker: Pierce County man gets 4-month sentence". Seattle Times Newspaper. Retrieved 2011-01-29. 
  2. ^ a b Michael Varhola (2011). Texas Confidential: Sex, Scandal, Murder, and Mayhem in the Lone Star State. Clerisy Press. p. 27. ISBN 978-1-57860-459-3. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Christopher Thorne. "Teagan Redux – A Blue Room Interview". DVD Talk. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 
  4. ^ Roger T. Pipe (January 2004). "Interview #1". rogreviews.com. Retrieved 2007-05-26. 
  5. ^ "Sleaze Interview: Teagan Presley". Bizarre. February 2005. Retrieved 2008-01-16. 
  6. ^ a b "Teagan Presley – Revealed". Xtreme. 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2015-01-10. 
  7. ^ a b Abby Ehmann (2005-02-15). "Sexy Spreads: Teagan Presley". Eros NY. Archived from the original on 2006-11-13. Retrieved 2008-07-04. 
  8. ^ Teagan Presley at the Internet Adult Film Database
  9. ^ Leksi. "Jana Cova and Teagan Presley Leave DP". adultfilmdatabase.com. Retrieved 2008-07-04. 
  10. ^ "Forced to quit". teaganraw.com. Archived from the original on January 4, 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-23. 
  11. ^ a b David Sullivan. "Digital Playground addresses Teagan Presley contract termination". avn.com. Retrieved 2008-01-23. 
  12. ^ a b c d Peter Warren (2008-07-18). "Teagan: New Boobs, No Dudes". AVN. Retrieved 2008-07-19. 
  13. ^ a b Peter Warren (2008-09-26). "Teagan Presley to Host Red Carpet at 'Pirates II' Premiere". AVN. Retrieved 2008-11-21. 
  14. ^ Tod Hunter (2008-10-28). "NightMoves Winners Announced". xbiz.com. Retrieved 2008-11-21. 
  15. ^ "Teagan Presley Named Penthouse Pet of the Month". Penthouse Magazine. 
  16. ^ Nelson X (2009-02-17). "The Search for Sun Goddess XXX Begins". AVN. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  17. ^ Steve Javors (2009-02-13). "The Search for Sun Goddess XXX Contest Launches at XBIZ Awards". xbiz.com. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  18. ^ Peter Warren (2009-11-12). "Teagan Presley Inks Contract With Adam & Eve". AVN. Retrieved 2009-11-13. 
  19. ^ "Anselmi, Eduardo, "The dirty dozen", ''Maxim UK'' (June 2010)". Webcache.googleusercontent.com. Archived from the original on 2011-03-31. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 
  20. ^ a b "Class of 2016: The AVN Hall of Fame Inductees". Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  21. ^ Peter Warren (2007-11-01). "Teagan Presley Leaves Digital Playground". AVN. Retrieved 2007-11-12. Presley sat down one-on-one with AVN in a Woodland Hills restaurant Thursday afternoon, joined by husband and business partner Tyler Durden 
  22. ^ a b c "2004 XRCO Winners". XRCO.com. Retrieved 2008-01-12. 
  23. ^ Crucifixio_Jones, "Adam Film World Awards Winners", AdultDVDTalk.com, April 27, 2005 (Retrieved Sept. 25, 2012)
  24. ^ Peter Warren (2007-06-23). "2007 F.A.M.E. Award Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved 2008-07-04. 
  25. ^ David Sullivan (2008-10-14). "NightMoves Crowns 16th Annual Award Winners". AVN.com. Retrieved 2008-10-15. 
  26. ^ David Sullivan (2009-01-11). "2009 AVN Award-Winners Announced". AVN.com. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  27. ^ "F.A.M.E. Award Winners Announced". AVN. 2009-09-13. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
  28. ^ "SkinworXXX Star Teagan Presley Brings Deviance to Chicago Tonight and Tomorrow". AVN. 2009-10-23. Retrieved 2009-10-28. 
  29. ^ a b "2010 AVN Award Winners Announced". AVN.com. 2010-01-10. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 
  30. ^ Lyla Katz (2010-02-11). "XBIZ Awards 2010 Winners Announced". XBiz.com. Retrieved 2010-02-23. 
  31. ^ "The F.A.M.E. Awards Reveals 2010 Winners". AVN.com. 2010-07-10. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  32. ^ "Past Winner History". NightMoves Online. 2013-12-28. Retrieved 2015-09-15. 

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