BREAKING INDUSTRY NEWS – Thursday, January 26, 2006

January 26, 2005 | Comments Off on BREAKING INDUSTRY NEWS – Thursday, January 26, 2006

HOLLYWOOD, CA — “The Adams Report by J.C. Adams” confirmed today that performer/director Johnny Rey has died. He was 42 years old. According to performer and director Dino Phillips, who visited with him several weeks before his death, Johnny Rey passed away January 18th from testicular cancer and other related ailments. When he died he was living with his family in Pomona, California.

More information is forthcoming.

Johnny Rey starred in and directed dozens of gay adult films during the 1990s. He is most famous for ROMEO AND JULIAN: A LOVE STORY (Forum Studios, 1994: d. Sam Abdul), an ambitious, flawed musical for which he won GAYVN Awards for Best Actor and Best Sex Scene.

Mr. Rey was also a celebrated member of the “gay porn brat pack” that caroused from the late 1980s through the mid-’90s. Members included directors Crystal Crawford, Karen Dior and Chi Chi LaRue, writers Alan Gassman and Mickey Skee, performers Sharon Kane, Christian Murphy, Joey Stefano, and others.

Select films of Johnny Rey:

AT YOUR SERVICE (Academy Video, 1995; d. none credited)
THE INSIDERS (Lonestar Video, 1995; d. Crystal Crawford)
MORE THAN FRIENDS (Sex Video, 1995; d. Karen Dior)
NIGHT WATCH (Mustang Studios, 1994: d. Chi Chi LaRue)
NUDE SCIENCE (Great Dane Productions, 1999; d. Dane Preston)
POSING STRAP (HIS Video/VCA, 1994: d. Chi Chi LaRue)
SCORE OF SEX (Bacchus Releasiong, 1995: d. Rey)
TOILET TRAMPS (Stallion Video, 1994: d. Gino Colbert)
WHILE I WAS SLEEPING (Forum Studios, 1995; d. none credited)

Johnny Rey: 11/16/63 – 01/18/06

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