Jeanette Dyrkjær (26 November 1963 – 29 July 2011) was a Danish nude model and adult actress.

Life and career

Born in Copenhagen, Jeanette Dyrkjær was first noted in 1983 when, under the stage name Jeanette Starion , she won the Million Pet of the Year Pageant organized by the men's magazine Penthouse and subsequently won a million dollars in connection with the election. [2] [3] [4]

Dyrkjær later worked as a stripper and briefly joined the American porn industry as Jean Afrique . [4] [5]

Personal life

Dyrkjær married the adult actor Erwin Ray ( stage name Ray Victory) and retired from showbusiness, moving back to Denmark. [4] [5] The couple had two sons, born in 1991 and 1993, that the authorities chose to put in foster care. [5] [6]

Death

Dyrkjær died of a heart attack in her home in Jersie Beach, Solrød. She was 47. [4] [5]

Further reading

  • Nicolas Barbano. Verdens 25 hotteste pornostjerner . Rosinante, 1999. ISBN 8773579610.