Samantha Ryan (born March 3, 1978) is the stage name of a former American pornographic actress . [2]

Early life and career

Ryan graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School in 1996 and later attended the University of Kansas . [5] She has a real estate license . [3]

Ryan began appearing in adult films in 2004 at the age of around 26 and has since appeared in over 500 movies. [2] She also directed the 2007 video Sorority Sluts: Iota Eta Pi . [2]

Ryan appeared as an extra on The O.C. once. [3]

Awards and nominations

Year Ceremony Result Category Work
2006 AVN Award Nominated Best All-Girl Sex Scene – Video (with Mari Possa , Selena Silver & Flower Tucci ) [7] War of the Girls
2007 AVN Award Nominated Best Group Sex Scene – Video (with Mari Possa, Amber Peach, Herschel Savage & Kurt Lockwood ) [9] Butt Pirates of the Caribbean
2008 AVN Award Nominated Best Solo Sex Scene [11] All by Myself
2009 AVN Award Nominated Best All-Girl Couples Sex Scene (with Mia Presley) [13] Girls Kissing Girls
2011 AVN Award Nominated Best Actress [14] Awakening to Love
Nominated Best Couples Sex Scene (with Manuel Ferrara ) [14] Gigolos
XBIZ Award Nominated Acting Performance of the Year - Female [15] Awakening to Love
2012 AVN Award Nominated Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene (with Zoe Voss) [16] Girls Kissing Girls 8
Nominated Best Supporting Actress [16] Pervert
XBIZ Award Nominated Acting Performance of the Year - Female [18] The Interns 2
2013 AVN Award Nominated Best Original Song [20] "You're Gone" in Elexis & Her Girlfriends 2
Nominated Unsung Starlet of the Year [20] N/A
XBIZ Award Nominated MILF Performer of the Year [21] N/A
Nominated Best Scene - Couples-Themed Release (with Raylene & Tom Byron ) [21] Torn
XRCO Award Nominated Unsung Siren [22] N/A
2014 AVN Award Nominated Best Supporting Actress [23] Man of Steel XXX: An Axel Braun Parody
XBIZ Award Nominated MILF Performer of the Year N/A