Tori Welles
Tori Welles 2013 AVN Awards.jpg
Welles at the 2013 AVN Awards
Born (1967-06-17) June 17, 1967 (age 54)
Other namesBrittania Paris, Torrie Welles, Tory Welles, Tori Welles
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[1]

Tori Welles (born June 17, 1967) is an American former pornographic actress.

Early life

Welles was born and raised in Southern California.[2] She is of Spanish, French, Norwegian, and English descent.[3]

Career

Welles early in her career
Welles early in her career

Welles performed in adult films between 1988 and 1999 and also directed several movies in the early 1990s.[1] In 1997 Paul Norman released a private home video of himself and Welles, filmed after their divorce, called The Private Diary of Tori Welles. Welles was reportedly angry but said she had no legal basis to stop its distribution.[4]

Welles is a former contract performer with Vivid Entertainment.[5] She has also worked for production companies such as Caballero Home Video, Evil Angel, VCA Pictures, and the Zane Entertainment Group.[1]

Welles is also the host of an internet radio show for Vivid radio.[6]

Appearances

Welles has appeared in a variety of minor mainstream acting roles such as the 1995 Clint Howard horror-comedy Ice Cream Man (credited as Brittania Paris) and a 2006 episode of the comedy series Scrubs. She was also featured in 1993 on the Swedish late night talk show Adam. Welles also has director, producer, costume & wardrobe, and writing credits.[7]

Other ventures

In 1998, in partnership with Erostar, Welles released a sex toy molded from her genitalia.[8]

As of 2004 she worked as a regional sales manager for Peach DVD, under the name Brittania Paris.[5] In May 2011, Welles was hired as a sales associate by Metro Entertainment.[9]

In March 2012, Welles and Tom Byron launched Hall of Fame Management, a talent agency that represents pornographic actors, directors, editors, photographers, and other adult industry workers.[10] She also has her own production company called Tori Welles Entertainment.[11]

Personal life

She was married to adult film producer Paul Norman.[4]

Awards

References

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  2. ^ Staff. "Metro Hires Tori Welles as Sales Associate". avn.com. Adult Video News. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  3. ^ Mescal, Jon (November 1989). "Blue Views: Tori Welles". Hustler Erotic Video Guide. p. 11.
  4. ^ a b Roger Pipe (November 1997). "Tori Welles Interview". RogReviews.com. Archived from the original on 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  5. ^ a b Ron Martin (2004-06-08). "Tori Welles Joins the Peach DVD Sales Staff". AVN.com. Archived from the original on 2009-11-26. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  6. ^ Staff. "Torri Welles". VividRado.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  7. ^ Tori Welles at IMDb
  8. ^ Kernes, Mark. "Tori Welles Realcast Vibrating Vagina". avn.com. Adult Video News. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  9. ^ John Sanford (2011-05-04). "Metro Hires Tori Welles for Sales". XBIZ. Retrieved 2013-11-08.
  10. ^ John Sanford (2012-03-19). "Tom Byron, Tori Welles Launch Hall of Fame Management". XBIZ. Retrieved 2013-11-08.
  11. ^ Staff. "Tori Welles Entertainment". avnid.com. Adult Video News. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  12. ^ "Past AVN Award Winners". Archived from the original on December 30, 2013. Retrieved 2007-11-30.((cite news)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  13. ^ a b c William Margold (2010-04-29). "History: XRCO 1990". Adult Industry News. Archived from the original on September 3, 2010. Retrieved 2014-05-25.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  14. ^ "Adult Video Awards", CanBest.com. Retrieved 30 November 2007.
  15. ^ "Adult Video News Award Winners - 1995". RAME. 1996-01-08. Retrieved 2014-05-26.
  16. ^ "XRCO Hall of Fame". X-Rated Critics Organization. Retrieved 2014-05-26.