Traci Lords is a study of a determined and complex woman with a very controversial background. She was born and raised in Ohio as Nora Louise Kuzma, to Patricia Louise …Occupation: Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
Feb 03, 2012 · Suzie Wilson (Traci Lords) is a girl with big hopes and even bigger dreams. Her manager C.W. McCain (John Leslie) is trying to get his act together after the...Author: Andrey Milevskiy
Feb 11, 2019 · Suzie Mitchell (Shauna Grant) and her band are riding high, thanks to the unscrupulous methods of their money-grubbing manager Z.W. McCain (John Leslie). Money and fame are all very well, but having their lives micromanaged by a tight-fisted handler is not the sort of …
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Suzie Superstar II: Directed by Gary Graver. With Ginger Lynn, John Leslie, Traci Lords, Ron Jeremy. Rock manager Z.W. McCain needs a new, young and hot up-and-coming rock star of Suzie's caliber. His assistant Raoul finds young Barbara Wilson to be perfect for the job.
Talia Massey. Watch the video. GQ : — Those of us who spend a lot of time with adult films have mastered the knack of managing our expectations. What to Watch in October. Traci Lords: Underneath It All. It was criticized by pornographers, who claim they were the victims. Email Address: Follow. June 26, Steubenville, Ohio , U. On the set of the film, she met the property master Brook Yeaton, whom she began dating. She moved with her divorced mother and three sisters to Los Angeles at age Vanessa Van Pelt. Sign In. McCain, Suzie runs into the arms of her bandmate Rick. In November , Lords enrolled in another acting class and again began looking for an agent. She continued modeling and walked the runway for fashion designers such as Janet Howard and Thierry Mugler. Laurie Smith Gushy as Gushy. Her mother and two younger sisters eventually found a new apartment. However, she turned down the offer because of her contradictory schedule. Gary Graver. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved December 5, Kuzma refused to follow them to a new place and was left with her older sister Lorraine. Comedy Arts Festival. Retrieved October 11, This section needs additional citations for verification. Retrieved March 15, I Packed My Bikini"". Around that same time, her mother enrolled at Ohio University and became employed part-time. I never thought it would be on something called Zack and Miri Make a Porno. Self - interviewee. Archived from the original on August 28, She played Jane McKinney, a private investigator and competitor of the show's protagonist. Filming was scheduled to commence in Three, in fact. Excision Phyllis. Download as PDF Printable version. While most of her movies were permanently removed from distribution in the United States, several were re-edited to remove Lords' scenes entirely such as Kinky Business and New Wave Hookers , or in a few cases, had new footage filmed with a different actress playing her part as in Talk Dirty to Me Part III. Heather Wayne Edith as Edith. Show all 17 episodes. See more polls ». Did you know Edit. According to a interview, she chose Traci—one of the popular names she had longed for growing up—and Lords, after the actor Jack Lord , since she was a fan of the television series Hawaii Five-O , in which he portrayed the character of Steve McGarrett. Hide Show Director 1 credit. Sean Collins. Retrieved March 18, Retrieved March 6, Traci Lords is a study of a determined and complex woman with a very controversial background. Directed and produced by her former boyfriend and business partner Stewart Dell, the video had been filmed in early Email Address:. She was taken into protective custody and hired high-profile lawyer Leslie Abramson. Shauna Grant would get a nomination for Best Actress, though she would not take home the prize. Sally Fay.
Sign In. Traci Lords Actress Producer Director. Down this week. View rank on IMDbPro ». Official Photos ». Traci Lords is a study of a determined and complex woman with a very controversial background. She moved with her divorced mother and three sisters to Los Angeles at age While staying at the house of her mother's boyfriend, Roger, she began nude See full bio ». Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos. Share this page:. Projects In Development The Grave. Details only on IMDbPro ». Create a list ». The Hottest Women of my youth. See all related lists ». Do you have a demo reel? Add it to your IMDbPage. Find out more at IMDb Pro ». How Much Have You Seen? How much of Traci Lords's work have you seen? See more polls ». See more awards ». Known For. Excision Phyllis. Cry-Baby Wanda Woodward. Blade Racquel. Zack and Miri Make a Porno Bubbles. Show all Hide all Show by Hide Show Actress credits. Show all 8 episodes. Sally Fay. Jane McKinney. Sultry voice. Loretta Crispin. Natalie Zimmermann as Traci Elizabeth Lords. Jordan Radcliffe as Traci Elizabeth Lords. Show all 17 episodes. Laura Engles. Luscious Deluxe as Traci Elizabeth Lords. Show all 19 episodes. Talia Massey. Suzanne Wilkinson. Sean Collins. Stacy Flagler. Valentine's Day Massacre Rikki Abbott. Emma Conway. Nancy Voss. Vanessa Van Pelt. Alien 2.
Show all 10 episodes. Search Search. Manic Street Preachers Juno Reactor. It is a short, sweet, organic scene. Two adults who knew Lords, but who requested anonymity, said they saw her picture in the adult magazine Velvet during July and telephoned the district attorney's office to inform authorities that she was underage, but that an investigator told them, "There isn't anything we can do about it. No one is going to blame me if I say I just can't do this right now. John Weston, attorney of the Adult Film Association of America , said distributors should withdraw any movie made before May , featuring Lords "in sexual conduct, no matter how briefly. And in that rockabilly , punk rock , vintage pin-up girl kind of world, Wanda Woodward is pretty much a queen. Jane McKinney. She was contacted by Fred Westheimer and although the agency declined to officially represent her, he decided to send her out on a few auditions. Was it dramatic ability or enthusiastic copulating that shot her to the top? GQ : — At least that was what I was told. At age 15,  Kuzma became pregnant by her high school boyfriend. Details only on IMDbPro ». Brad Cooney Podcast. The album's second single, " Fallen Angel ", was also successful in charts, peaking at number eleven on Hot Dance Club Songs. Views Read Edit View history. Posing as her stepfather, Hayes drove her to the agency. The San Francisco Examiner. Although the film failed at the box office, it did well in video sales. Edit page. However, Lords turned down the offer due to the requirement of having a nude scene, since she was trying to establish herself as a serious actress. Tara Aire Dianne as Dianne. By the end of , Lords divorced her husband of five years, Brook Yeaton. Her mother and two younger sisters eventually found a new apartment. Hide Show Actress credits. Lords chose to breastfeed her son in between takes instead. Spouse: Jeff Gruenewald 1 child See more ». She is currently starring in the comedy series Swedish Dicks on Pop. Techno trance trip hop pop. She explained, "I chose to stop running from it. Gina Clayton. Retrieved October 29, The woman offered to improve Kuzma's job opportunities by helping her get a fake driver's license. All Rights Reserved. She played Jordan Radcliffe, an heiress and leader of the Human Resistance Group "The Raven Nation" after the aliens used her brother to murder her parents. Lords has publicly stated her support of the LGBT community. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Even the studio-bound scenes, such as the performances by Suzie and her band, are shot in a way that barely betrays the fact that there is actually no audience. United States. Lords auditioned for the part of Breathless Mahoney in the film Dick Tracy , but the role went to Madonna. See more at IMDbPro. The film was another hit, but would not have the shelf-life of the original. She was taken into protective custody and hired high-profile lawyer Leslie Abramson. The owners of her movie agency and X-Citement Video, Inc. His assistant Raoul finds young Barbara Wilson to be perfect for the job. Crossroad Press. Leslie Jay, a spokeswoman for Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione , also said Lords showed identification indicating that she was older than 18 before the illicit photos for the September issue were taken. Technical specs Edit. One of Traci's best films. The second, Beverly Hills Copulator , was released afterwards, but the third movie, Screamer , was shelved. Money and fame are all very well, but having their lives micromanaged by a tight-fisted handler is not the sort of price the band is willing to pay for success. So was my mother.
Lords got into the adult film industry by using a fake birth certificate to conceal the fact that she was two years under the legal age of When the FBI acted on an anonymous tip that Lords was a minor during her time in the industry, and that pornographers were distributing and selling these illegal images and videotapes, the resulting fallout led to prosecution of those responsible for creating and distributing. After her departure from the industry only two days after turning the legal age of 18, Lords enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute , where she studied method acting with the intention of becoming a mainstream actress. She made her mainstream screen debut at age 19 in a leading role in the remake of the Roger Corman science fiction film Not of This Earth. Lords also pursued music in addition to her film career. After her song "Love Never Dies" was featured on the soundtrack to the film Pet Sematary Two , she was signed to Radioactive Records and subsequently released her debut studio album, Fires to generally positive reviews. Despite the poor sales of the album, the lead single " Control " had moderate commercial success. She is currently starring in the comedy series Swedish Dicks on Pop. Kuzma has one elder sister, Lorraine, and two younger sisters, Rachel and Grace. Her parents divorced when she was seven years old and Kuzma moved with her mother and three sisters to her great-grandmother's house. Around that same time, her mother enrolled at Ohio University and became employed part-time. I never wanted to be like my mother. You know, kids at sixteen, a husband who drinks and beats you. When I hit L. I was hateful to my mother. If I came home from a date at and my mother questioned me, I'd say, 'I was out fucking somebody! I just wanted to piss my mother off. When Kuzma was 12, she moved with her mother, her mother's new boyfriend, and sisters to Redondo Beach, California. She did not see her father for many years after. In September , she began attending Redondo Union High School but dropped out at age 15 to enter the porn industry. She was angry at her mother and found a father figure in her mother's boyfriend. Roger Hayes, as she calls him in her autobiography , was a drug abuser and molested Kuzma in her sleep. Kuzma refused to follow them to a new place and was left with her older sister Lorraine. Her mother and two younger sisters eventually found a new apartment. At age 15,  Kuzma became pregnant by her high school boyfriend. Afraid of her mother's reaction, she went to Hayes for help. He arranged for her to have an abortion without her mother's knowledge. The woman offered to improve Kuzma's job opportunities by helping her get a fake driver's license. She provided Kuzma with a new birth certificate on condition that if she were ever caught she would say that she had stolen the phony identification. Posing as her stepfather, Hayes drove her to the agency. During August, when she was selected to model for Penthouse magazine's September 15th-anniversary issue, Kuzma was asked to choose a stage name. According to a interview, she chose Traci—one of the popular names she had longed for growing up—and Lords, after the actor Jack Lord , since she was a fan of the television series Hawaii Five-O , in which he portrayed the character of Steve McGarrett. Lords made the first of many porn movies in , when she appeared in What Gets Me Hot! Besides her work in porn, she also appeared in the music video for " Gimme Gimme Good Lovin' " by the heavy metal band Helix. Lords continued making more movies until late when she tried to quit the industry at age 17, but returned a few months later. Afterwards, she met Stuart Dell, who became her boyfriend, manager, and business partner. They formed the Traci Lords Company. Dell and Lords made a distribution deal with Sy Adler, an industry veteran who ran Vantage International, that they would produce three movies for the company. The second, Beverly Hills Copulator , was released afterwards, but the third movie, Screamer , was shelved. During late May around three weeks after Lords' 18th birthday , authorities were informed that she had been underage when she appeared in the porn movies. She had lied according to Lords, it was a "white lie" to law enforcement, photographers, producers, directors, co-workers, and the general public for two years. The owners of her movie agency and X-Citement Video, Inc. X-Citement Video, Inc. She was taken into protective custody and hired high-profile lawyer Leslie Abramson. On July 10, district attorney 's investigators searched Lords' Redondo Beach home as well as the Sun Valley offices of Vantage International Productions a major producer of adult movies and the Sherman Oaks offices of modeling agent Jim South. South and other industry officials said that Lords, who was seeking employment, provided a California driver's license, a U. Leslie Jay, a spokeswoman for Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione , also said Lords showed identification indicating that she was older than 18 before the illicit photos for the September issue were taken. Two adults who knew Lords, but who requested anonymity, said they saw her picture in the adult magazine Velvet during July and telephoned the district attorney's office to inform authorities that she was underage, but that an investigator told them, "There isn't anything we can do about it. On July 17, , video rental shops and adult movie theaters in the US scrambled to withdraw from their shelves all hardcore material featuring Lords in order to avoid prosecution for distributing child pornography.