Jamie Gillis Biography
(Adult Film Actor)
Birthday: April 20, 1943 (Taurus)
Born In: New York, New York, United States
Jamie Gillis was an American pornographic actor and director who appeared in over 470 films and also directed numerous adult movies. Described as the “most decadent” and “sexually the wildest guy” in the porn entertainment industry of his times, he appeared in many gay porn movies. Gillis was a pioneer in Gonzo, a popular pornographic style. Born as Jamey Ira Gurman, he was named after the Tyrone Power character in the 1942 flick ‘The Black Swan’. He later took the name Gillis from his girlfriend who he lived with during his early years. The actor graduated from Columbia University before entering the entertainment business. Inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame, he was undoubtedly an actor who revolutionized the porn industry. Gillis breathed his last on February 19, 2010 after suffering from melanoma. Although he remained active for a shorter duration of time as compared to his contemporaries, he managed to earn the status of one of the most potent and prolific porn actors.