Joey Ray

Veteran adult performer and director Joey Ray died Saturday evening, December 18, 2021, by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, AVN confirmed with the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner. He was 51 years old at the time of his death. Born on May 29, 1970, in Bostom, MA, he began working in the adult industry in 1994, during which he performed in almost 800 scenes, including Vivid Videos Fade To Black, in which[...]

Valentina Vaughn

Penthouse Pet Valentina Vaughn passed away in March of 2021. She was the June 2005 Penthouse Pet of the Month, during which time she told the magazine … The greatest means of self-expression is through your body’s own movement. My favorite sexual fantasy involves an authority figure who’s overstepping a professional boundary. An on duty police officer, a boss, a teacher, a doctor. They all turn me on. Born in[...]

Robby D

AVN Hall of Fame director Robby D. passed away on November 4, 2021, in Los Angeles, multiple sources have confirmed. Robby D was born on August 19, 1967, meaning he was 54 years old at the time of his passing. Robby D was born in Long Beach, California, and studied cinematography and directing at UCLA. Prior to entering the adult business, he worked as an action sports cameraman. Robby D[...]

Autumn Winters

Autumn Winters was born on November 14, 1988. She started in porn in 2011 and started in just a handful of movies before her death on October 30, 2015. At the time of her death, she was just a few weeks shy of her 27th birthday. Autumn Winters was living in Bradenton, Florida at the time of her death. She is thought to have taken her own life.  Her memorial service[...]

Raven Bay

I’m sad to report that Raven Bay has passed away earlier this month. Many of those in the industry have noticed that she’d been missing for months. A few tried to reach out to her without any luck. The news of her passing was reported by long-time friend Kamilah Ferrari via Twitter. She would have been 31 years old this December. Raven Bay began her career in the adult industry in[...]

Chris Johnson

Veteran porn star Chris Johnson died on September 21, 2021 while BASE jumping off of a cliff in Nevada. Johnson was a longtime skydiving enthusiast, and BASE (building, antenna, span, earth) jumping is a form of diving that involves wingsuits or parachutes. According to a press statement from the Elko County Sherriff’s Office, Johnson was using both in his jump, which occurred just before noon. The press statement said that Johnson[...]

Victoria Paris

1990s porn legend Victoria Paris has passed away due to cancer. She was 60 years old at the time of her death (August 2021). Victoria Paris was no one’s “dumb blonde”, even if she played one on screen …  she had a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and planned to someday write a book on the subject. Born in Great Falls, Montana, Victoria Paris started her career in 1989 and retired[...]

Jake Adams

Male performer Jake Adams (@jakeadamsxxx)  died in a motorcycle accident in LA. His roommate has apparently confirmed that it was in fact Jake Adams who died. He passed away on July 14, 2021, in a crash on westbound 101 Freeway near Encino. The crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle happened around 4:15 p.m. at White Oak on the westbound side of the freeway. The cause of the crash is still[...]

Earl Slate

Former Male Performer Earl Slate Has Passed. We were informed today that former male performer Earl Slate has died. He began his career in adult films in 1997 and did more than 225 movies throughout the span of his career. He has also been known as Captain Earl, Zorro, Earl Slade, and Phil Withcoxx. He starred in such classics as Anal at Sea, Barb Wire XXX, Fade to Blue, Hooter[...]

Dahlia Sky

While we don’t yet have an official confirmation we are getting reports that adult performer Dahlia Sky has passed away on June 30, 2021.  She killed herself. According to LAPD detective Dave Peteque, Sky was discovered in a vehicle with a fatal gunshot wound at approximately 8 p.m., and the case is being investigated as a “potential suicide,” with police officials awaiting autopsy results from the L.A. County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s[...]