Brad Armstrong (born Rod Hopkins ; [3] September 23, 1965) is a Canadian pornographic actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and costume designer. [7] He is currently under contract with Wicked Pictures. [7] He has been known as one of the most popular leading men in the sex industry, as well as "The King of Porn" and "The Spielberg of Skin Directors". [8]

Among the films he has directed is Octomom Home Alone (2012).

Early life

Armstrong attended college for commercial art and advertising. [3]


Armstrong worked as a male stripper in Canada for 10 years. [6] He began dancing at age 17 by borrowing a friend's ID. [6] He was introduced to the porn industry by pornographic actress Erica Boyer. [6] His first scene was a sixway with Boyer, Randy Spears, Eric Price, and two other women for the film Bimbo Bowlers From Boston . [6]

Personal life

Armstrong was once married to Jenna Jameson, but divorced in 2001. Since 2006, Armstrong is married to Jessica Drake.


AVN Awards
Year Award Film
2002 [7] Best Director - Video Euphoria
Best Screenplay - Video (shared with David Aaron Clark)
2003 [3] Best Actor - Film Falling From Grace
Best Screenplay - Film (shared with Daniel Metcalf & Jonathan Morgan)
2004 [9] AVN Hall of Fame N/A
2005 [15] Best Screenplay, Film The Collector
2007 [16] Best Director – Film Manhunters
Best Screenplay – Film
2008 [7] Best Actor, Video Coming Home
2009 [8] Best Double Penetration Sex Scene (shared with Jessica Drake & Eric Masterson) Fallen
Director of the Year N/A
2010 [9] Best Group Sex Scene (shared with Jessica Drake, Kirsten Price, Alektra Blue, Mikayla Mendez, Kaylani Lei, Tory Lane, Jayden Jaymes, Kayla Carrera, Randy Spears, Rocco Reed, Marcus London, Mick Blue & T.J. Cummings) 2040
2011 [5] Best Director – Feature Speed
2012 [121] Best Director – Parody The Rocki Whore Picture Show: A Hardcore Parody
Best Screenplay – Parody (shared with Hank Shenanigan)
2014 [47] Best Director – Feature Underworld
Best Screenplay
Best Safe Sex Scene (shared with Jessica Drake) Sexpionage: The Drake Chronicles
2015 [49] Best Director – Feature Aftermath
Best Screenplay
NightMoves Awards
Year Award
2002 [11] Best Director (Fan’s Choice)
2013 [54] Best Director - Non-Parody (Fan’s Choice)
2014 [55] Best Director - Feature (Fan’s Choice)
2015 [58] Best Director - Feature (Editor’s Choice)
Urban X Awards
Year Award
2011 [18] Best Director, Features
XBIZ Awards
Year Award Film
2010 [10] Director of the Year (Individual Project) 2040
2014 [123] Director of the Year - Feature Release Underworld
2017 Screenplay of the Year [40] The Preacher's Daughter
XRCO Awards
Year Award
2007 [10] Best Director - Features
2008 [38] Best Director - Features (tied with Stormy Daniels)
2009 [36] Best Director - Features
XRCO Hall of Fame
2011 [7] Best Director - Features