Alexis Amore (born Fabiola Melgar García ; [2] December 29, 1978) is a Peruvian pornographic actress and feature dancer . [7]

Early life

Amore was born in Lima , Peru . [5] Her first language is Spanish . [7] At age 9, she moved to the United States . [6] She was raised in Redondo Beach, California and attended high school in Hermosa Beach . [5] [6] She once worked as a nurse at a Catholic hospital in California . [5]

Career

Amore worked as a model and host for Playboy TV shortly before debuting in porn. [8] She was discovered on an episode of Night Calls . [5] She entered the adult film industry in 1999 and did her first scene for The Watcher 6 from Vivid Entertainment . [9] In 2001, she took a one-year hiatus from performing, during which she continued feature dancing , and returned in the summer of 2002. [5]

In March 2003, Amore became a contract performer for Jill Kelly Productions . [10] Shortly after her contract with JKP ended, she signed a performing and directing contract with Anabolic Video in June 2004. [11] Once her deal with Anabolic Video ended, she became an exclusive contract performer and spokesperson for Video Team in September 2005. [12] She made her debut for the company in the film All About Alexis . [13] In September 2006, she decided not to renew her contract with Video Team. [15]

In June 2004, Frecuencia Latina filmed a documentary on her for the show Reporte Semanal . [18] In March 2006, Amore appeared on the Spanish language television shows No te Duermas and El Poder in Puerto Rico . [19] Amore was featured on the cover of the September 2006 issue of Lowrider . [20] In January 2008, Amore announced that she would resume performing in boy/girl sex scenes after two years of only working with other women. [16]

Other ventures

On October 22, 2014, she launched a show titled That’s Amore on Vivid Radio . [9] On December 7, 2004, Amore debuted as a columnist on AVN Insider with a column titled "Simply Alexis". [21] She had previously written a sex advice column for the mainstream Peruvian magazine Oye . [21]

Awards and nominations

Year Ceremony Result Category Film
2003 AVN Award [21] Nominated Best All-Girl Sex Scene – Video (with Friday) Still Up in This XXX
2004 NightMoves Award [25] Won Best Actress (Fan’s Choice) N/A
2006 AFWG Award [13] Won Porn Comeback of the Year N/A
AVN Award [34] Nominated Best Tease Performance Zrotique
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene – Film (with Nicole Sheridan & Voodoo ) Sentenced
NightMoves Award [29] Won Best Feature Entertainer (Fan's Choice) N/A