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 Jamie Gillis

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Jamie Gillis

  • Birth 20 Apr 1943 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 19 Feb 2010 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
  • Memorial ID 49871827

Adult Film Star, Director. Born James Ira Gurman, he appeared in over 400 adult films spanning a thirty year career. A graduate of Columbia University, he was trained as a legitimate film actor. He began his early career as a New York City cab driver, and appeared in several off Broadway productions before beginning an extensive film career in the adult motion picture industry. He made his motion picture debut in the 1971 film "Love in the Rain." His many film credits include: "Dynamite" (1972), "High Rise" (1973), "Road Service" (1973), "Wild Girls" (1974), "Illusions of a Lady" (1974), "Oriental Blue" (1975), "The Story of Joanna" (1975), "The Opening of Misty Beethoven" (1976), "Obsessed" (1977), "Barbara Broadcast" (1977), "Fiona on Fire" (1978), "The Ecstasy Girls" (1979), "For the Love of Pleasure" (1979), "High School Memories" (1980), "Co-Ed Fever" (1980), "Roommates" (1981), "Amanda by Night" (1981), "Vista Valley PTA" (1981), "Wanda Whips Wall Street" (1982), "Naughty Girls Need Love Too" (1983), "A Little Bit of…Hanky Panky" (1984), "Slip into Silk" (1985), "Corporate Assets" (1985), "Young Nurses in Love" (1986), "Honey Buns" (1987), "Sex and the Secretary" (1988), "Vogue" (1990), "Slave to Love" (1993), "GoldenRod" (1996), "Dark Garden" (1999) and "Sunset Stripped" in 2002. He was the recipient of several adult film actor and director awards, and an inductee into both the Adult Video News (AVN) Hall of Fame and the X-Rated Critics Organization (XRCO) Hall of Fame. In 2002 he was ranked as the 12th most popular male porn star of all time by Adult Video News. He died from melanoma after being diagnosed with the disease in September 2009.

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  • Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
  • Added: 17 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49871827
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jamie Gillis (20 Apr 1943–19 Feb 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49871827, ; Maintained by Nils M. Solsvik Jr. (contributor 46486439) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.