Melissa Hill is a former pornographic actress and director . [49] She was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2014 [49] and XRCO Hall of Fame in 2015. [51]

Career

Hill began acting in adult in 1993 and appeared in more than 200 movies, for a wide variety of producers, over the next ten years until her retirement from hardcore. [49] Over the course of her career, she was nominated for several AVN Awards . [49] Hill won the Best Actress—Film award in 1997 for Penetrator 2 (Pleasure Productions). [49] In 1998, she was named Best Supporting Actress—Film for Paul Thomas ' Bad Wives ( Vivid Entertainment ). [49] In a 2015 interview, she claimed she retired in part because she did not want to age on camera and in part because she felt her career had reached a "plateau", and she found herself not getting another contract and not wanting to succumb to plastic surgery. [52]

Mainstream appearances

Hill has also appeared in a variety of mainstream productions, most notably the porn-themed comedy Orgazmo from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone . [49] She has acted in non-sex roles, including Beyond Fucked: A Zombie Odyssey [53] and the porn parodies Underworld [54] and Measure X . [49] [55]

Awards

Personal life

Hill is a San Francisco native, and she spent most of her childhood studying ballet , even becoming an instructor for five years after graduating from high school . [49]