12 Popular actors and actresses who played porn stars

Famous Hollywood actors always have a lot of interesting roles, but some of the stars during their career even embodied such characters as the workers of the porn industry.

Robert Downey Jr. – Lips for Rent (1988)

In 1988, Downey Sr. shot a little-known comedy about a documentary film director who is forced to make a porn film about a German concentration camp. Downey Jr. played a temperamental porn actor named Wolf Dangler in this movie.

Mira Sorvino – “The Great Aphrodite” (1995)

In 1996, Mira Sorvino won an Oscar and Golden Globe for the role of a prostitute and porn actress in Woody Allen’s romantic comedy “The Great Aphrodite”. Woody Allen portrayed an intelligent journalist who is looking for the mother of his gifted adopted son and discovers that she is an attractive simpleton, earning with her body and completely devoid of any genius.

Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore and Heather Graham – “Boogie Nights” (1997)

The historical drama by Paul Thomas Anderson about the 1980s California porn industry with many stars. In particular, Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Heather Graham took advantage of this chance.

Tara Reed – “The Big Lebowski” (1998)

Before she played a high school student in “American Pie”, Tara Reed portrayed a porn star Bunny Lebowski, the main heroine of “The Big Lebowski” tragicomedy.

Val Kilmer – Wonderland (2003)

In 1981, four drug dealers were killed in Los Angeles. The famous porn actor John Holmes, the star of thousands of porno videos and movies, was implicated in the crime. In the criminal film “Wonderland,” director James Cox tried to recreate those strange events. Holmes was played by Val Kilmer, the star of “Batman”.

Alisha Cuthbert – “The Neighbor” (2004)

In the romantic tragicomedy of Luke Greenfield, the young main character falls in love with a new neighbor who was a famous porn actress.

Sarah Michelle Gellar – “Tales of the South” (2006)

Sarah Michelle Gellar in “Tales of the South” played an adventurous porn star who hosts a talk show and tries to make a pop musical career.

Denise Richards – “In Search of Bliss” (2009)

Romantic comedy about love at porno studio? Lily Sobieski played an aspiring director who works in the porn industry because she can’t find a job anywhere else. Denise Richards portrayed the lead actress of the film.

Kim Cattrall – “Me and Monica Velur” (2010)

If in the TV series “Sex and the City” Kim Cattrall portrayed a lover of erotic adventures, then in the tragicomedy of Keith Berden “Me and Monica Velur” she portrayed a professional. The protagonist of the film is a stupid graduate, obsessed with porn stars of the 1980s. His favorite actress is called Monica Velur, and once the guy manages to meet her.

Amanda Seyfried – Lovelace (2013)

The star of the legendary successful porn movie “Deep Throat” Linda Lovelace is the only porn star that had a biopic film about her. The main heroine Linda was portrayed by famous actress Amanda Seyfried.

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