Tori Welles (born June 17, 1967) is an American former pornographic actress.

Early life

Welles was born and raised in Southern California. [3] She is of Spanish, French, Norwegian, and English descent.

Career

Welles performed in adult films between 1988 and 1999 and also directed several movies in the early 1990s. [2] In 1997 Paul Norman released a private home video of himself and Welles, filmed after their divorce, called The Private Diary of Tori Welles . Welles was reportedly angry but said she had no legal basis to stop its distribution. [4]

Welles is a former contract performer with Vivid Entertainment. [5] She has also worked for production companies such as Caballero Home Video, Evil Angel, VCA Pictures, and the Zane Entertainment Group. [2]

Welles is also the host of an internet radio show for Vivid radio. [6]

Appearances

Welles has appeared in a variety of minor mainstream acting roles such as the 1995 Clint Howard horror-comedy Ice Cream Man (credited as Brittania Paris) and a 2006 episode of the comedy series Scrubs . She was also featured in 1993 on the Swedish late night talk show Adam . Welles also has director, producer, costume & wardrobe, and writing credits. [7]

Other ventures

In 1998, in partnership with Erostar, Welles released a sex toy molded from her genitalia. [8]

As of 2004 she worked as a regional sales manager for Peach DVD, under the name Brittania Paris . [5] In May 2011, Welles was hired as a sales associate by Metro Entertainment. [9]

In March 2012, Welles and Tom Byron launched Hall of Fame Management, a talent agency that represents pornographic actors, directors, editors, photographers, and other adult industry workers. [10] She also has her own production company called Tori Welles Entertainment. [11]

Personal life

She was married to adult film producer Paul Norman. [4]

Awards