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Born 1963 (age 53–54)[1]
California, U.S.[1]
Nationality American[1]
Other names Tara Collins,[1] Tatiana[1]
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)[1]
No. of adult films 187 (per IAFD)

Tianna (born 1963[1]) a retired American pornographic actress.[1]


Tianna entered the pornographic film industry in the late 1980s.[1] She was admitted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2002.[2]

John Stagliano attributed the success of his 1989 film The Adventures of Buttman to its "unique style", especially during the opening scene. The scene features Stagliano, Tianna, and Jamie Gillis; Stagliano recalled: "[Tianna] looked right at me, actually looking at the camera, it was the first time that something like this had really happened in porn. That to me was a vehicle for being creative and doing weird stuff. It quickly became tremendously popular".[3]

Personal life[edit]

As of 2005, Tianna was married to pornographic director Patrick Collins.[4] They entered the industry together in 1989.[5]


Year Award Category Film Result
1992 AVN Award Best Tease Performance[6] Indian Summer, Parts 1 & 2 Won
1994 AVN Award Best Supporting Actress—Film[7] Justine Won
1994 AVN Award Best Tease Performance[7] Justine Won
2002 AVN Award AVN Hall of Fame[2] N/A N/A


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Tianna". IAFD. Retrieved March 28, 2007. 
  2. ^ a b AVN HALL OF FAME
  3. ^ Maina, Giovanna; Zecca, Federico (14 December 2016). "John Stagliano interviewed by Giovanna Maina and Federico Zecca". Porn Studies. London: Routledge. 3 (4): 420–426. doi:10.1080/23268743.2016.1259580. 
  4. ^ Miller, Katalin; Slade, Joseph (2005). "Chapter 8: Global traffic in pornography". In Sigel, Lisa. International Exposure: Perspectives on Modern European Pornography, 1800–2000. Rutgers University. p. 182. ISBN 978-0-813-54104-4. 
  5. ^ "AVN.COM BUSINESS PROFILE - Elegant Angel: From Good To Not To Better". Adult Video News. 2004-11-01. Archived from the original on 2007-12-05. Retrieved 2017-01-06. 
  6. ^ "1992 AVN Awards Show - History". December 31, 2013. Archived from the original on December 31, 2013. Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  7. ^ a b "Past Winners". Archived from the original on March 20, 2007. Retrieved March 28, 2007. 

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