Richard Allen Karp[3] (October 23, 1953 – June 7, 2015), better known by his stage name Cole Tucker, was an American actor in gay pornography. Tucker was born in New York.[2] He started making appearances in gay pornography in 1996 at the age of 43, previously working as a realtor.[4] In 1999, he revealed in a story published in the London Standard that he was HIV Positive and also had a relationship with former British Tory MEP Tom Spencer.[5]

In 2000 he was one of the celebrity gay porn stars taking part in the "Pillage & Plunder" cruise to benefit Pride Tampa Bay.[6] He died of an AIDS-related illness on June 7, 2015 in Palm Springs

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