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David Morris, porn actor, 1970s-1990s

Anybody remember him?

He was a secondary/character actor in mostly straight porn in the 70s and 80s, but some gay too. (most famous probably being Debbie Does Dallas, Insatiable, Aunt Peg, Blonde Ambition, and Centurions of Rome). In 1989 he was in The Night Boys with Melchor Diaz (hot gay porn star who died of AIDS a few years later). In the 90s he was doing mostly low budget gay and straight BDSM.

Barely any info online about him.

Born David J. Reingold on Jan. 9, 1952 in White Plains, NY Died: May 22, 1999 in Delray Beach, FL

The best personal info I found here on DL (thanks, whoever you are):

"...He was one that fell in to drug addiction, and contracted Hep C from his heroin use. He did a few gay movies and loops earlier in his career when he looked good, but did several after he got out of shape and always looked tired and sweaty near the end of his career. He ended up dying in Florida in 1999 of a overdose."

"I heard that about Morris from a few other performers who worked with him and from a guy who is writing a book on the history of porn who has interviewed a lot of people from back then who are still alive and willing to talk. He was apparently a relatively intelligent guy also, so it's a shame his life ended the way it did. From the sleuth work you've done, it sounds like a few of his brothers have their share of issues too."

Me, I found info about his three brothers online (one is an ex NYPD cop accused of raping at least two women, another lives near St. Louis and was arrested on a drug charge, and another took over the old folks home business after the father died) but nothing about him.

I also contacted Rialto Report asking if they planned to do anything on him. They're reply: "We've spoken to many, many people who worked with him - and we always ask about what they remember about him. Without fail people have the same response - good looking, easy to work with, but kept himself to himself... and so was a bit of an enigma."

Know anything about him?

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by Night Ladyreply 14305/25/2020

I've only seen his middle-aged, overweight gay loops. Didn't know he did any back in his hot days.

by Night Ladyreply 112/23/2016

See sweaty, bloated, 38-year-old David Morris fuck Melchor in the ass.

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by Night Ladyreply 212/23/2016

He often played dorky guy-next-door or naive boyish types but could also do menacing types. In one cheap, late 80s VHS I recall him as a somewhat retarted janitor. There was a mid-80s film where he's part of an out door gang bang and never removed his shirt and his face looked haggared with dark baggy circles under his eyes. I wonder if he was in the throes of heroin addiction then. There was another late 70s/early 80s one where he keeps pulling a Kleenex out of his pocket to wipe his nose. Seems like he only had one scene in most of his movies, especially as the years went buy. But he was so much better looking than the guys in the main parts and was a decent actor (by porn standards). I wonder if his drug use prevented him from being used more as a main character.

by Night Ladyreply 312/26/2016

nope. i don't remember him.

by Night Ladyreply 412/26/2016

????

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by Night Ladyreply 512/26/2016

^^^ That's not him. Here he is in a straight scene in the late 70s. He kinda looks like Tony Danza. May be whey rumors began of Tony Danza doing porn, which he never did.

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by Night Ladyreply 612/29/2016

I thought he was beautiful in his younger days. He has a sex scene in the 1979 straight porn movie "Misbehavin'," and his body was at its best in that movie. I read somewhere (can't remember where) that he actually died in a Florida hospital as a result of a lifetime of drug use, but not of an actual overdose.

by Night Ladyreply 712/29/2016

Here's what I've heard about him over the years:

He was basically straight in his personal life, but had no qualms having sex with men it benefitted him in some way. He also stripped and escorted for both women and men. You can see him dancing briefly for a woman at Plato's Retreat in the "Midnight Blue Collection Volume 1: The Deep Throat Special Edition" DVD.

He was roommates with Annette Haven in the late 70s and she kicked him out as his drug use got to be too much for her. Some thought he started a rumor about her being a lesbian to hurt her career, but she pissed off plenty of people over the years with her diva behavior, so who knows.

He contracted the Hep C in about 1986. One fairly prolific but not really well-known male porn star said he decided to retire after it came out on a set the he (David M.) had it. He finished up the two movies and moved on to other things because he had other skills to fall back on. As far as I know, none of the people that worked with him on that set contracted it nor did anyone he worked with afterwards, thankfully.

His career started going downhill after 1986, his looks were starting to go, and less and less people were shooting in NY and that would only continue to get worse as years went on.

I think the gay movies he did in 1989 in California happened mainly because some work he had thought he had lined up with Vivid Video fell through. I didn't hear any details why that happened. He knew Gino Colbert from his early NY days, so he lined up the gay work for him as a favor. He last work was low budget fetish porn shot at Adventure Studios in NY.

Regarding his death, I heard he died in a nursing home after an overdose. I didn't hear the length of time he was in there before dying though.

by Night Ladyreply 812/29/2016

r2 wow, that video. everyone is so fucked up on tar i was cringing.

by Night Ladyreply 912/29/2016

He looked rough in most the most of the porn he did in 1985 and after.

He would of often be all sweaty and tired in dialog scenes and during getting a BJ before the actually sex started.

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by Night Ladyreply 1012/29/2016

It's really amazing how you guys can recall these things. A porn star who hasn't worked in 30 years?

by Night Ladyreply 1112/29/2016

R11 He had a rather long career, close to 20 years. His last movie came out 1995, but it might have been shot a year or two earlier. He wasn't really one of the top male stars, but he did have a solid following. He was also one of the earliest stars to appear in nearly every kind of genre in porn; straight, gay, bi, transsexual and fetish porn.

Some of the stuff I've learned about him, mostly about his sad later years was in recent years.

by Night Ladyreply 1212/29/2016

Wasn't he also in "Debbie Does Cleveland" and "Debbie Does Albuquerque"?

by Night Ladyreply 1312/29/2016

I think the Tony Danza porn rumor came about because of David's role in Marilyn Chambers big comeback movie, Insatiable. That movie has heavily promoted and was a big hit also. The pool table scene between David and Marilyn is considered a classic scene (and probably David's best known one) and she said in an interview years later it was her favorite scene she did. She had picked him up at the airport and had the hots for him because he was her type but he pretty much blew her off and acted disinterested in her (perhaps because he knew she was interested in him), so there was a lot of real sexual tension going on when the scene was shot. She said that is probably why the scene turned out so well.

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by Night Ladyreply 1412/29/2016

R14 He definitely had a hot Italian goomba look to him. Such a sad ending.

by Night Ladyreply 1512/30/2016

Were his lips real or paste on?

by Night Ladyreply 1612/30/2016

They were definitely kissable lips.

by Night Ladyreply 1712/30/2016

He's gorgeous in "Centurians of Rome." He's in an orgy where he fucks and gets fucked.

by Night Ladyreply 1812/30/2016

Thanks R8! That's good stuff. I believe David was in San Francisco for a time in the mid-late 70s, and considered one of the "dirty dozen" of go-to male porn talent then. Herschel Savage mentions him briefly during his Rialto Report interview, as one of several male actors (including John Martin) who "colluded" to drive him out of the business. But it seemed like Herschel has very little respect for his fellow porn whores in general and isn't exactly proud of himself for being a part of it all.

by Night Ladyreply 1912/30/2016

R18 Yes, he was still very good looking in Centurians of Rome. It's too bad he didn't have a bigger part in the movie. He was also said to stunt assed for George in the movie where he bottoms. It does look more like his ass than George's. He supposedly told people he got 10 grand for that movie, but don't think anyone believed that. A lot of money was thrown around on that shoot because the money guy robbed a Brink's truck and stole large amount of money. Nearly everyone was coked out too.

R19 That's correct about him being in SF in the late 70s. Herschel Savage is a blowhard. He was in porn a long time before his career finally took off, and that mainly happened because the better looking and better actors were getting the big parts. I can see why Jon Martin was threated by him though, but he was around before Herschel and took even longer for his career to take off (really near the end of his career) and liked Herschel didn't have much competition then as the other retired. He was one of the least appealing male stars back then. He's on facebook and comes across as sleazy and desperate attempting to flirt with his past co-stars (guess he must not be getting much these days) and usually when talking about his co-stars, instead of referring to them as people, he refers to them as being "delicious" and other similar ways. He had a hilarious flame war with Annette Haven on Facebook. They despise each other. Neither came off well arguing about stuff decades ago and considering their ages.

by Night Ladyreply 2012/30/2016

I have a video of Morris sucking off Jamie Gillis.

by Night Ladyreply 2112/30/2016

R21 That was a loop with Jamie Gillis and Serena from the late 70s. He also did another loop with RJ Reynolds and Tawny Pearl where he sucks RJ and later RJ fucks David while he's doing Tawny.

by Night Ladyreply 2212/30/2016

As a matter of fact, I think I have the video with him and Reynolds too. RJ Reynolds was JW King's lover. RJ did quite a few straight videos. I also have probably the only video (at least that I know of) of JW King fucking a broad.

by Night Ladyreply 2312/30/2016

David Reingold (aka David Morris) high school senior portrait (1970), courtesy of somebody posting in another thread.

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by Night Ladyreply 2412/30/2016

A friend of mine was a porn actor during the same era as David Morris and had appeared in several films with him (it's not Herschel Savage). I e-mailed him and asked him if he remembered David Morris and listed some of the movies they were in together. This was my friend's response:

"I do remember David Morris and I think I was in a few more films with him other than the ones you mentioned. Or maybe not. Maybe just being around him and his huge ego just magnified my memories of him. He was also very Brooklyn-ish, short, and annoying, declaring himself a star. Yes, I had heard of his death many years ago and I didn't mind much!"

Suffice it to say there was no love loss between the two of them!

by Night Ladyreply 2512/30/2016

R24 He got sexier as he got older (that is, until the end).

by Night Ladyreply 2612/30/2016

R25 It would seem several other male stars back then didn't like him. Jon Martin called him a jerk on Facebook and one "Zine" related to porn that was written by a c-list NY based straight male porn star and his wife (not mentioning their names - he's dead and she's very litigious), implied in a piece they wrote on David Ruby that David M., David Christopher, and George Payne were all jealous and threatened by Ruby. I don't buy that since Morris and Payne were much better looking and Payne was already a star in gay porn before he started doing straight porn and became one of bigger stars there too. They also mentioned Morris as a "troublemaker" and being on methadone (along with his porn star GF Ashley Wells) at the time. They claimed Morris would prank phone call Ruby.

by Night Ladyreply 2712/30/2016

I think I remember this guy in some random clip where he's fucking some woman in a casket?

Was he also in, "High School Memories?" getting blown on a bus?

by Night Ladyreply 2812/30/2016

R28 Yes, he got a blowjob on a bus in "High School Memories" not sure about a casket scene though.

by Night Ladyreply 2912/30/2016

R27 Sounds like he had a lot of issues, probably made worse by his drug addiction. Sad. He was very hot back in the day.

by Night Ladyreply 3012/30/2016

While looking for David and Jamie's scene together, I ran across this image. Jamie certainly was free with his sexuality!

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by Night Ladyreply 3112/30/2016

R29 it was in a movie where I think the story was supposed to be about a woman who goes to see a Therapist because she has sexual issues and it turns into a bunch of scenes she's either fantasized about or that he actually puts her through to open up her sexuality. That particular scene involved fucking in a casket for some reason. I don't know if they were supposed to be Vampires or what. I remember one other scene involved her being a school girl getting off to a dirty caller who's phoning from a phone booth. The guy, I think it was Ron Jeremy, is some pervert soliciting a school girl on the phone and he gets off by fucking the glass and spraying it down.

by Night Ladyreply 3212/30/2016

R31 Jamie had very few sexual limits and that included women, men and trannies. He mentioned one of them in his Rialto Report interview where an extremely submissive girl wanted him to be extremely rough with beating her - to the point of breaking her bones! That was too much for him and wouldn't do it (thankfully).

by Night Ladyreply 3312/30/2016

R33 From what I've read and heard, Jamie was a complete freak - and at times abusive and dangerous. There are many women who worked with him and were essentially beaten up by him. Lisa Be has been very vocal about how much she despised him.

by Night Ladyreply 3412/30/2016

R34 I don't doubt that he pulled that at times and had other stories about him myself. But I don't put much stock in Lisa Be, she only repeated stories she heard and the worst she could say he did to her personally was his poor pick-up attempt on her. I've heard a few people so not so flattering things about her too. She has some issues also, apparently and didn't seem to have a good opinion on porn in general these days.

by Night Ladyreply 3512/30/2016

R36 She's definitely anti-porn and very bitter about the years she spent in the industry, but I thought she said Jamie he did abuse her during the filming of a scene they did together. Maybe I'm wrong.

by Night Ladyreply 3612/30/2016

Jamie did 2 really hot scenes with Tori Wells. One where he is a judge and fantasizes fucking her in the courtroom and the other where he screws her on a staircase. He pops off on her mouth and then kisses her jizz coated lips. It was really sexy.

by Night Ladyreply 3712/30/2016

R36 She said she had one bad experience during her time in porn, but didn't say it was Jamie (or who it was). And IAFD.com lists them in no scenes together, either. She didn't do that many movies. She seemed to go out of the way to trash Annie Sprinkle also for saying nice things about Jamie.... you'd have to look hard to find someone that knew her to say something bad about Annie.

by Night Ladyreply 3812/30/2016

R38 True. Annie Sprinkle seems to be universally loved, and I've never heard her utter a nasty word about anyone she's worked with.

by Night Ladyreply 3912/30/2016

ya'll some old porn whores or what?

by Night Ladyreply 4012/30/2016

Here's a pic of David Morris working as a stripper at Plato's Retreat.

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by Night Ladyreply 4112/30/2016

R41 Not a flattering picture of him, but it looks like his ass may still have been in good shape.

by Night Ladyreply 4212/31/2016

^^ Indeed. You can his midsection already bloating out by the end of the 70s. In that Insatiable pool table scene he's still under 30 with a cute face, and he's not overweight, but his stomach is begining to bulge like people with liver dysfunction. Meanwhile his forearms are somewhat thin. See also this photo:

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by Night Ladyreply 4312/31/2016

R43 He sure had sexy eyes, though.

by Night Ladyreply 4412/31/2016

Here's the famous pool table scene from Insatiable:

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by Night Ladyreply 4512/31/2016

I went to college with a guy named David Morris. I think he became a doctor or something. Had the same sort of look.

by Night Ladyreply 4612/31/2016

R45 Way too much vag for my taste in that clip. His stomach actually looks like it's in pretty good shape there.

by Night Ladyreply 4712/31/2016

R15, in spite of the goombah look, he was actually Jewish. When he acted in tough guy parts his nebbish, upstate New York Jew accent betrayed him.

R45, here he is in a gay clip (from Danny Does Dallas in 1989), sweaty, out of shape, and struggling to stay hard:

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by Night Ladyreply 4812/31/2016

R48 Eeek! That wasn't very much fun to watch.

by Night Ladyreply 4912/31/2016

Al Goldstein said once that Jamie Gillis was by far the most perverted human being he'd ever known (and that's saying something for All Goldstein to say that). He said Gillis would fuck anything - man, woman, child, animal, vegetable, and anything else that could possibly be fucked.

by Night Ladyreply 5012/31/2016

R49, here's another clip from the same video. It's a little better:

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by Night Ladyreply 5112/31/2016

Oh, one other thing Goldstein said about Gillis. He would bring girls to his house and have them squat on top of a glass coffee table and he would lay naked underneath it masturbating while the girl fingered herself and then defecated all over the glass and rolled in it.

by Night Ladyreply 5212/31/2016

R51 That was slightly better. Morris definitely didn't seem to have any boundaries when it came to sex with guys. I notice in all his gay films, he goes right for the guys' nipples. Seemed to have been a bit of a fetish for him.

by Night Ladyreply 5312/31/2016

A silly and pretty bad Chuck Vincent movie from the 80s, "Slammer Girls," was on cable last week. The cast consisted largely of adult performers of the era, including David Morris. He had no lines; it was a walk-on part as an assistant to the guy who played the governor in the movie.

by Night Ladyreply 5401/03/2017

A tad too Chosen for me

by Night Ladyreply 5501/03/2017

R54 Chuck used many porn actors in his R-rated films. They were good enough for the material and were much easier to work with because they were used to working long hours on low budget sets. He hired a largely "legit" cast for one of his earlier R-rated comedies called "Preppies" who he found to have attitudes because they had some SAG credits and weren't as nearly as good actors as they perceived themselves as being. And because of all this the movie ran over scheduled filming time and the budget too.

by Night Ladyreply 5601/03/2017

That insatiable pool table scene is one of my favorite scenes of all time... (hi, yes, I'm a frau, bye)

by Night Ladyreply 5701/03/2017

Ooh. That guy is hot. Er, was hot. Like the hairy guy.

by Night Ladyreply 5801/03/2017

Thanks R54! I just found "Slammer Girls" on YouTube.

It seems David did have some lines in the movie. He appears at 4:22 to announce the governor's win. It's poor quality video, but the hairline, height and voice leads me to believe that's David. He appears again at 37:22 and says "yes, sir." A few moments later he welcomes some men into the room, and he's in the background watching as the men drop their underwear. At 1:04:48 he's sitting in the background.

He appears in the credits as "David Reingold" (his given name) playing "Aide."

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by Night Ladyreply 5901/03/2017

R59 Yes; I do believe that's David Morris at the beginning, although it's impossible to see his face clearly. And yes, that's him saying "yes, sir."

by Night Ladyreply 6001/03/2017

R56 Chuck was very good to the people from his porn productions who had real acting talent, and he did his beset to utilize them in his legitimate productions. He gave some good roles to Veronica Hart in particular. She was excellent in his thriller, "Deranged."

by Night Ladyreply 6101/03/2017

Veronica Hart should never have had to do porn. She was talented enough to at least have had a nice run in daytime.

by Night Ladyreply 6201/04/2017

A lot of those 70s era porn stars were decent to good actors. Many of them came from theater backgrounds and had training and legit credits. For a brief period of "Porno Chic" it was thought that porn stars could BE real stars and crossover but the government and the religious right gathered forces and killed that momentum. It didn't help that porn was totally a mob thing.

by Night Ladyreply 6301/04/2017

R62 and R63 Yes; Veronica Hart was a very talented actress, as were Eric Edwards, Jeffrey Hurst, Georgina Spelvin, Wade Nichols, Sharon Mitchell, Sonny Landham, Jamie Gillis, John Leslie, Harry Reems - all had studied acting and had theatre backgrounds. Any of them could have crossed over into the mainstream.

by Night Ladyreply 6401/05/2017

I always thought Seka could have played many of Jane Fonda or Meryl Streep's roles.

by Night Ladyreply 6501/05/2017

R65 Only Seka thought that.

by Night Ladyreply 6601/05/2017

Paul Thomas, too, was a trained actor. He was actually in the film version of Jesus Christ Superstar, playing a major role as Peter the apostle.

by Night Ladyreply 6701/05/2017

The "Porno Chic" era perplexes the fuck out of me. I couldn't believe it when I read about it on Wikipedia. A parallel world. It's so inconceivable to me even in the era of post-sextaoe Kim kardashian

by Night Ladyreply 6801/05/2017

*Sextape

by Night Ladyreply 6901/05/2017

Quite a bit of the NY based actors in the 70s came from theatrical acting backgrounds. R. Bolla, his girlfriend from the time Crystal Sync, Marlene Willoughby, Levi Richards, Jennifer Welles, and Zebedy Colt are some more examples.

by Night Ladyreply 7001/05/2017

I just want to sit on John Leslie's rock hard cock! Did he do any gay porn?

by Night Ladyreply 7101/05/2017

Please tell me Herschel savage has never done gay porn

by Night Ladyreply 7201/05/2017

R71 No he didn't. He wasn't the most well endowed, but he would've been a good gay porn star with dirty talking and natural masculinity. His dirty talk makes Jeff Stryker's dirty talking sound ridiculous in comparison.

R72 He didn't either.

by Night Ladyreply 7301/05/2017

Someone needs to write an in-depth article or book about Zebedy Colt. He had a very interesting background. He was a child actor and pianist, but gave up a music career to pursue acting. Did hundreds of theatrical plays (under the name Edward Earle) acting, singing and directing. Did some legit movies and television too. Recorded an album of cover love songs but with a gay twist. His song "The Man I Love" was played on the HBO show Looking. Got into porn in his 40s, some gay, but mostly straight ones, as a performer and a director (he was gay in his private life).

Here's Zebedy appearing on the soap opera Ryan's Hope. The scene with him starts at 6:22.

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by Night Ladyreply 7401/05/2017

Zebedy Colt's song "The Man I Love."

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by Night Ladyreply 7501/05/2017

And then there's Wade Nichols, who crossed over to the mainstream and starred as Chief Derek Mallory on The Edge of Night.

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by Night Ladyreply 7601/05/2017

Wade Nichols needs to be written about too. There is an interview with Sharon Gabet on youtube, he told his co-stars about his porn past and while they made some good natured jokes about it, no one apparently had a problem with it.

by Night Ladyreply 7701/05/2017

[quote]...This was my friend's response: "I do remember David Morris and I think I was in a few more films with him other than the ones you mentioned. Or maybe not. Maybe just being around him and his huge ego just magnified my memories of him. He was also very Brooklyn-ish, short, and annoying, declaring himself a star. Yes, I had heard of his death many years ago and I didn't mind much!" Suffice it to say there was no love loss between the two of them!

Thanks R25! I'm curious, but understand if you're protecting someone's privacy, but would your friend happen to be Blair Harris (real name unknown)? Blair is another old porn guy who fell off the radar in the late 80s but the folks at Rialto Report recently found him. They told me he was lined for an interview but backed out because he's married and his wife and other new people in his life know nothing of his porn past.

by Night Ladyreply 7801/22/2017

R78 No, my friend isn't Blair Harris. But gosh, I'd almost forgotten about him! I didn't realize that the Rialto Report had found him. It's amazing he's been able to be married without his wife ever finding out about his past career.

by Night Ladyreply 7901/23/2017

Mugshot of David's brother Joel, arrested on a drug charge in St Louis a few years ago.

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by Night Ladyreply 8001/26/2017

Obituary of David's father, who died a few months before David. Apparently Dad was a big muckety-muck in the geriatrics industry.

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by Night Ladyreply 8101/26/2017

Photo and profile of David's brother Daniel, who followed Dad's footsteps into the nursing home biz.

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by Night Ladyreply 8201/26/2017

News article with pics about David's youngest brother Michael, an ex NYPD cop accused of rape. Apparently Michael likes telling people about his "porn star brother."

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by Night Ladyreply 8301/26/2017

No idea why this thread is greyed out. People are weird with the ffs.

by Night Ladyreply 8401/26/2017

R84 It's not greyed out for me. I see all the postings fine.

by Night Ladyreply 8501/26/2017

I remember hearing Blair worked for the San Francisco railroad back when he was doing porn as a side job. If he kept that up for the long term, he should be ok financially. The last porn I saw him in from the early 90s, he had grown his hair out long and wore it in ponytail. Not a good look for him.

by Night Ladyreply 8601/26/2017

Wow, this stuff on the Reingold family is really fascinating! How is it you have a very successful father and brother, then one brother who's a serial rapist, one who's a drug addict, and one who died after a career in porn and drug addiction. What dysfunction was going on behind the façade of that family that resulted in all of this?

To whoever turned up all this information, thank you!

by Night Ladyreply 8701/26/2017

David's obit. No wife or kids to leave behind.

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by Night Ladyreply 8801/27/2017

R88 So sad and so short. "Services were held."

by Night Ladyreply 8901/27/2017

I doubt services were held given that he'd only died a few days before that was printed, and was living down in FL away from his parents and brothers in NY. I wonder if they buried him somewhere or just had him cremated.

by Night Ladyreply 9001/27/2017

R90 I'd love to know what was going on in that family. Obviously, there were issues.

by Night Ladyreply 9101/27/2017

[quote] The "Porno Chic" era perplexes the fuck out of me. I couldn't believe it when I read about it on Wikipedia. A parallel world. It's so inconceivable to me even in the era of post-sextaoe Kim kardashian

Would be great to know the full extent of this "crossover", it's way more than people realize as porn industry seems to attract just as many shrewd, business minded people as well as it does messed up, vulnerable types. The straight to video horror genre was the natural counterpart to the porn industry. Almost all the video scream queens had had some exposure to porn.

by Night Ladyreply 9201/27/2017

Indeed, what happened to Dave that he got into porn and drugs so young? Did he go to college? His parents weren't poor. Did they know what he was doing for a living (at least his brother Michael the rapist did, since he talks about it to his victims)?

What about his gf Ashley Wells? I'm sure he had other relationships but that's the only one I've heard about. What was she like? There's not much line about her either. Is she still alive? Anybody know?

by Night Ladyreply 9301/28/2017

Anybody?

by Night Ladyreply 9402/07/2017

I know and recognize Morris from Centurions of Rome. One of the very first gay porn flix that I ever watched. It became my first favorite porn. More loads than a Dawson weekend spent watching it.

by Night Ladyreply 9502/08/2017

Not about David Morris, but Marc Stevens life and sad downfall has a lot of parallels.

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by Night Ladyreply 9602/27/2017

Part two of Marc Stevens later life. His death was very horrifying.

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by Night Ladyreply 9702/27/2017

R64 Sonny Landham was in "Predator" that's as mainstream as it gets.

by Night Ladyreply 9802/27/2017

Hey, that guy did other movies , right? No-porn I mean. I'm sure I remember an actor named David Morris in some old 80's film who had the same appearance. (I remembered because my mate had the same name and also looked kind of similar.)

by Night Ladyreply 9902/27/2017

Any links to any clips, scenes, or videos of him in Centurians of Rome?

by Night Ladyreply 10002/27/2017

Sonny Landham :

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by Night Ladyreply 10102/28/2017

Call me crazy, but I'm kind of shocked to find out that hot guy in the Insatiable pool-table scene did gay porn! I kinda wish my adolescent self had known that (back when I first saw that scene).

by Night Ladyreply 10202/28/2017

R101 Sonny, one so true, I love you.

by Night Ladyreply 10302/28/2017

R99 Morris appeared in hundreds of films from the 1970s to the early 1990s - straight, gay, bi - even a mainstream film (see the comments on "Slammer Girls").

by Night Ladyreply 10402/28/2017

R97 This is a guy who needs a biopic. What a wild life he had - the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, with a horribly tragic ending. I was always puzzled by his popularity. He wasn't attractive, and although he was quite well-endowed, he certainly wasn't "Mr. 10 1/2," as he liked to call himself. But he was certainly a master of self promotion in his time.

by Night Ladyreply 10502/28/2017

From R2: "Sometimes when I wake up at night I swear I can remember your asshole wrapped around my cock"

by Night Ladyreply 10602/28/2017

He was really hot while taking it.

by Night Ladyreply 10702/28/2017

To the poster saying he heard about David getting Hep C and being addicted to heroin, where, when and from whom did you hear that, if you don't mind my asking? Did you know people in the porn biz at that time? Were you in the biz yourself? Hopefully you can answer without compromising your privacy. Thank you!

by Night Ladyreply 10806/05/2017

R108 I never worked in porn but do know some people who did. I heard the Hep C and heroin stories from two male stars that worked with and knew David back then. Neither were big stars and one is deceased now also.

by Night Ladyreply 10906/06/2017

^ Thank you!

by Night Ladyreply 11006/06/2017

Nice and ripped here.

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by Night Ladyreply 11106/10/2017

Here he is topping in Centurians of Rome. They really made a mistake in not giving him a bigger part in the movie.

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by Night Ladyreply 11206/10/2017

David's scene with Melchor Diaz in 'The Night Boys' starts around the 15 minute mark. I think David was already have drug problems at this point, hence the heavy sweating. The whole movie is worth a watch, if you're a Gino Colbert fan.

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by Night Ladyreply 11306/10/2017

^ Still shot of David and Melchor in said movie.

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by Night Ladyreply 11406/10/2017

Dolly Sharp, aka Helen Wood, deserves a biopic. I've read her story several times on Rialto

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by Night Ladyreply 11506/10/2017

So late 70s.

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by Night Ladyreply 11606/10/2017

I'd like to know what's happening to him here.

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by Night Ladyreply 11706/11/2017

I like the thought of him crank calling someone. I hope it's true.

by Night Ladyreply 11806/27/2017

I'm pretty sure this still shot is from a movie about a female super hero, where he played an unemployed, rapey asshole. I love this scared guilty look on his face just before the female super hero kicks him across the room.

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by Night Ladyreply 11909/04/2017

Gay for pay.

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by Night Ladyreply 12012/21/2017

He was gorgeous.

by Night Ladyreply 12112/21/2017

Someone Please start a thread about straight (as far as I know) porn stars John Leslie, and Harry Reems. And a thread about the life of 80s porn bottom Jon King.........

by Night Ladyreply 12201/02/2018

You should start one, R122. Both Leslie and Reems had very interesting life stories, and both were good actors.

by Night Ladyreply 12301/02/2018

Not a member need a member to start one.....

by Night Ladyreply 12401/02/2018

R124, I'm sorry that you don't have a member.

by Night Ladyreply 12501/02/2018

R122 I know quite a bit about both Leslie and Reems lives and career and can post it here if you'd like.

by Night Ladyreply 12601/03/2018

Please do.

by Night Ladyreply 12701/03/2018

John Leslie was born into a stable Italian-American family and was a very talented artist. So good that he got accepted into the Art Students League of New York. He did a quite a bit of freelance illustration work in NY mostly before getting into porn. He also got into music and became a very good blues harmonicist and a fairly good vocalist. He was a member of Brooklyn Blues Busters band which had success locally in NY and Michigan. He moved to San Francisco to try and get art related work and got introduced to some people in porn who encouraged him to give it a try, which he did. He soon became one of the biggest male stars in the business with his swarthy good looks, raw sex appeal, and effortless macho persona made him very popular with women in the industry (and female porn watchers as well). He was one of the few male stars back then who sometimes got top billing over the female stars. He started off shaky as an actor but turned into one of best actors ever in the industry. He met Kay Parker at an acting improv class, which led her getting into porn. He asked her not to say publically where they met, but she slipped and said once or twice in interviews. I guess he didn't want people to know he was getting acting training. He met wife in 1980 on a train ride. They married in 1987 and he retired around that time as a sexual performer and they remained happily married until his sudden death. Other than when he was performing, he remained faithful to his wife. He was one of the most successful porn actors turned directors ever also. The performers who worked with him when he was directing liked him as well because he was very professional and unlike some others, he never tried to get any of the female performers to sleep with him for parts or anything. He was good friends with Joey Silvera and Richard Pacheco and their friendship lasted decades until his death. I'll try to stop before this becomes poorly written novel.

I'll write about Harry Reems when I get more time.

by Night Ladyreply 12801/03/2018

Why do all porn actors die young? I don't get it.

by Night Ladyreply 12901/03/2018

R129 Not all porn actors die young, but many have. It's an industry that tends to attract "damaged" people with not many opportunities in life. A lot had/have substance abuse, self esteem, and various mental illness issues as well. You have to have a strong sense of who you are, a thick skin and some type of support when negative consequences arise from working in that profession. And that can happen during and after their work in that field because their porn work will always be around in some form.

by Night Ladyreply 13001/03/2018

I started a separate John Leslie thread. Can we get back to David now?

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by Night Ladyreply 13102/12/2018

Any new discoveries or insight into the mysterious life story of David (Reingold) Morris?

by Night Ladyreply 13204/28/2018

Not a bad looking guy, but the look on his face shows that he;s got some serious issues and is deeply unhappy.

by Night Ladyreply 13304/28/2018

Behind the scenes of Centurians of Rome podcast posted yesterday on Rialto Report. I haven't listened yet so don't know if they mention David.

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by Night Ladyreply 13405/13/2018

Come on. Didn't any of you eldergays rent him back in the day?

by Night Ladyreply 13508/13/2018

I really wish they would find Mike Ranger. He was a cutie.

by Night Ladyreply 13608/13/2018

Georgiana Spelvin said that she thought every actor she ever fucked in films was gay except for Harry Reems. She thought it was easy for homosexuals as they were not excited by the women and would not come quickly. Ultimately they all masturbated to climax.

by Night Ladyreply 13708/14/2018

Don't know if the David Morris fan that created this thread is still around or not, but I found out some information about what he was doing with his life as recently as a year before his death. At that time, he was the vice president of the Hebrew Home for the Aged (that his father ran previously. His older brother, the one that's not apparently fucked up, was running the place at the time.

I found this out via an old newspaper article.

by Night Ladyreply 13804/03/2019

^ Wow! Thanks for that. Is the article online somewhere?

I believe the older brother Daniel still runs it, but it has a new name now.

Anyway, David must not have been entirely fucked up to be given a post at the family business, no? But I wonder how he ended up in a nursing home in Florida.

by Night Ladyreply 13904/21/2019

Bump.

David would like a bump, no doubt.

by Night Ladyreply 14006/29/2019

Promotional still recently posted on Rialto Report. This is from a porno he did in 1981.

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by Night Ladyreply 14105/24/2020

blesss his heart, he wass a cutie, we miss u honey....

by Night Ladyreply 14205/24/2020

He has droopy, heroin face in that pic.

Nice tan, though.

by Night Ladyreply 14305/25/2020
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