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Also Known As: Ron Jeremy Hyatt, Wes Forshaw, Ron Hyatt Died:
Born: March 12, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Long Island, New York, USA Profession:

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As the porn industry's most prolific male performer, Ron "Hedgehog" Jeremy was a certified American pop culture icon despite his squat appearance and participation in an industry once looked down upon. With over 2,000 adult film performances, including "Debbie Does Dallas Part II" (1981) and the video game spoof "Super Hornio Brothers" (1993), Jeremy was cited by the Guinness Book of World Records for the most appearances in porn movies. Even though he made his way as the preeminent male adult film actor, he constantly sought mainstream legitimacy and began appearing in Hollywood films like John Frankenheimer's "52 Pick-Up" (1986), "Dead Bang" (1989) with Don Johnson, "The Chase" (1994) with Charlie Sheen, "Reindeer Games" (2000) and "The Rules of Attraction" (2002). Though most of the roles in these films were bit parts and walk-ons, Jeremy continued to remain in the spotlight and over time turned himself into something of a cottage industry that included appearances on the second season of "The Surreal Life" (The WB/VH1, 2003-06) and in numerous music videos and video games, as well as releasing his memoirs, Ron Jeremy: The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz (2007). Despite his adult film past, or...

As the porn industry's most prolific male performer, Ron "Hedgehog" Jeremy was a certified American pop culture icon despite his squat appearance and participation in an industry once looked down upon. With over 2,000 adult film performances, including "Debbie Does Dallas Part II" (1981) and the video game spoof "Super Hornio Brothers" (1993), Jeremy was cited by the Guinness Book of World Records for the most appearances in porn movies. Even though he made his way as the preeminent male adult film actor, he constantly sought mainstream legitimacy and began appearing in Hollywood films like John Frankenheimer's "52 Pick-Up" (1986), "Dead Bang" (1989) with Don Johnson, "The Chase" (1994) with Charlie Sheen, "Reindeer Games" (2000) and "The Rules of Attraction" (2002). Though most of the roles in these films were bit parts and walk-ons, Jeremy continued to remain in the spotlight and over time turned himself into something of a cottage industry that included appearances on the second season of "The Surreal Life" (The WB/VH1, 2003-06) and in numerous music videos and video games, as well as releasing his memoirs, Ron Jeremy: The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz (2007). Despite his adult film past, or perhaps because of it, Jeremy managed to somewhat achieve the mainstream fame he always craved.

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 Fuck (2005)
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 L.A. Riot Spectacular (2005) Cameo
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Taught special education classes and worked as substitute teacher in NYC area
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Posed for <i>Playgirl</i> after then-girlfriend submitted his photo
1977:
Appeared in comedy feature "Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses?"
1979:
Began performing in adult feature films; has since appeared in more than 2,000 adult films and directed over 200
1986:
Credited as a "special consultant" for erotic drama "9 1/2 Weeks"
1996:
Cast as a monster named Blisterface on ABC children's series "Bone Chillers"
1997:
Credited as consultant on Paul Thomas Anderson's "Boogie Nights"
2001:
Featured in documentary "Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy"
2003:
Appeared on VH1 reality series "The Surreal Life"
2007:
Participated in spin-off "The Surreal Life: Fame Games" (VH1)
2007:
Published memoir <i>Ron Jeremy: The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz</i>
2009:
Opened Ron Jeremy's Club Sesso nightclub with business partner Paul Smith
2009:
Made cameo in action sequel "Crank: High Voltage"
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Education

Benjamin N Cardozo High School: Bayside , New York - 1971
Queens College: Flushing , New York -
Queens College: Flushing , New York -

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