Porn actors who became movie stars

The porno xxx industry is not only vile and morally degraded. It has also supplied Hollywood with some of its biggest stars! You have probably seen these actors blockbuster movies and hit TV series. But could you even assume they once participated in X-rated flicks?

8. Jenna Jameson

A star with serious money-making skills, Jenna contributed to Howard Stern’s Private Parts, as well as the Family Guy series, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Pro Skater 4. However,  she is known as “The Queen of Porn.” Overall, she has participated in over a hundred movies.

7.  Shu Qi

This Taiwanese star was featured in the 2002 movie The Transporter, followed by The Eye 2, and New York, I Love You. Shu has even been a jury member at the Berlin International Film Festival. However, at the dawn of her movie career, she worked in softcore porn and appeared in magazines like Hong Kong Penthouse and the Chinese Playboy.

6. Sasha Grey

Despite all the internet memes and jokes, Sasha Grey has gone far beyond pornography. When she turned 18, she started her career in porn, and from 2006 to 2011 became the hottest star. Grey was even the youngest actress to receive the Female Performer of the Year award at the Adult Movie Awards ceremony of 2008. Later, she went on to star in different genres, including Steven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience. In addition, she played music in a band and was featured in clips for Smashing Pumpkins and Eminem.

5. Angelique Pettyjohn

Angelique, who got her big break with Star Trek, later bared all in porn movies of the ’80s like Stalag 69 and Body Talk. And this happened after she had made a name for herself on numerous TV shows in the ’60s, including Batman, Love, American Style, and The Green Hornet.

4. Sibel Kekilli

You have seen this actress in the incredibly popular Game of Thrones series. There. she plays the part of Tyrion Lannister’s crush Shae. In her homeland, Germany, she also appeared in a few successful movies, as well as several porn flicks. Unfortunately for Sibel, this fact was exposed right after her first major role in 2004.

3. Jackie Chan

Jackie is a martial art legend in the cinematic world. You have probably grown up laughing at his slapstick masterpieces! Aside from contributing to the popularity of Kung Fu in the West, Chan has also appeared in a 1970s’ porn movie. The classic All in the Family features Chan as a rickshaw driver. However, Chan has never been embarrassed to admit his past.

2. Cameron Diaz

Charming Cameron has been among the highest-paid Hollywood names for several decades, but she started off as a softcore porn actress. Naturally, once she had her big break with The Mask in 1994, she made sure nobody could see it by buying all the rights.

1. Sylvester Stallone

An Oscar winner, screenwriter, actor, and director, he has been a household name since Rocky appeared. However, before Hollywood, he starred in The Party at Kitty and Studs. Watch Rocky go X-rated!