Sunny lane's The Girl Next Door Gone Hardcore
This is the story of a southern girl's rise to superstardom. Not to be confused with fellow porn actress Sunny Leone. Sunny Lane is an American pornographic actress and nude model. She was born in Georgia on March 2, 1980 to parents Shelby and Mike who are working in an air-freight but also rumored to have been her agents.
Growing up she developed her skills in roller skating and ice skating, she even worked as an instructor teaching these sports, as well as yoga and pilates. She actually trained in preparation for joining the Olympics. Unfortunately, Sunny suffered from a car accident that hindered her active ambitions and caused her to need to undergo a foot operation called a Bunion surgery, and for her to recover she was unable to skate. That's when she started dancing nude in order to support herself financially. "Well, I've always been focused and had goals and dreams," says Lane. "You've got to do that to make it all happen. You have to be a risk taker." She became an exotic dancer and won Deja vu Showgirl of the Year during her first year of dancing in 2004. Lane was invited to attend the AVN awards ceremony in 2005 by Serenity, where at an after-show party hosted by Sean Michaels she encountered an agent from Playboy. She started to act in adult movies in the same year.
New Stage And New Career
According to some interviews, Sunny Lane was described as smart, friendly, good in school and talented at an early age. "My parents were very big on me getting a good education and finishing school." Lane recalls. "I had to have good grades to be able to skate. They were very open-minded, strong willed people that taught me great morals of life and love. I was raised with a great work ethic, in an honest family upbringing; I don't lie, cheat or steal." Though her years of hard training had been trampled because of the tragic car mishap, she was not deterred from finding an alternative ambition to pursue which would still put her under the limelight.
Sunny, as we know, found another stage to perform on. Still young and innocent, she entered the DejaÃ‚Â vu Gentlemen's Club in Tampa Florida and asked to perform on stage. That's when she got the show girl award after A night of sensual performance. Obvious that everyone there loved her, she became extremely popular overnight. "I had to rethink my career and where I was going, and what I would be able to do. I wanted to continue entertaining; show my creativity, tell a story and entertain people to keep them smiling. I thought about how I'd be able to continue doing all this, and that's when becoming an exotic dancer came to mind," Lane explains. So it was just natural that her dancing would pave the way to adult video performing. She met the owner of Bunny Ranch, Dennis Hof and famous adult star Ron Jeremy which got her a television stint "Cat House" that appeared in every dirty bedroom.
In 2005, Sunny was named "Nightmoves Calendar" cover girl. Nightmoves sent Sunny to the AVN's in 2005 where she was approached by Sean Michaels to shoot. Playboy also came calling Sunny to appear as a regular on Playboy radio, do various Playboy shows and ultimately to feature in Playboy Magazine's Lingerie Issue. The Women of Playboy TV in February of 2006. In a whirlwind, Sunny started shooting adult movies and was even recognized immediately for her efforts with A 2006 AVN nomination for Best New Starlet and Best Actress for Dark Angels 2 Bloodlines. She appeared on the premier episode of the Fox reality series My Bare Lady which aired December 7, 2006 and on an episode of ABC Primetime: The Outsiders defending her career. She also appeared with her parents on Fox News, Geraldo at Large on 18 March 2007, using the alias, "Sunny Lee." She also appeared on the television show Pants-Off Dance-Off on Fuse TV.
Lane's career is supported and managed by her parents, whom she lives with in an apartment. They have viewed videos of her sexual performances, offering their evaluations. Lane credits her parents' participation in naturist recreation, generalized free thinking and an open minded attitudes for their comfort with her involvement in the adult entertainment industry. She attributes the ease with which she was able to transition from ice skating to the adult business to the healthy body image instilled by her own practice of naturism with her parents at home during her childhood. For a while she had a relationship with Dennis Hof, owner of the Nevada brothel Moonlite BunnyRanch. She had 5 nominations at the AVN Awards in 2007 including a second nomination for Best Actress. "I was intrigued and impressed by the people I met and could see how real and open-minded they were. I liked the way they were able to combine entertainment and business with sexuality, because I have always been a very sexual person." Lane says.
The Sunny Side of Porn
Among other pornstars, Sunny's rise to superstar status was unconventional to say the least but by early 2006 Sunny had already been on HBO, Cinemax, Playboy, was nominated for top adult honors and appeared in adult movies and magazines that were flying off retail shelves all over the world. If sunny could not go for gold at the Olympics, she was going for gold in adult industry. The accolades and career highlights continued to mount in 2006 and 2007 as Sunny cemented her adult superstarom and prestige. Sunny debuts her own radio show (the Sunny Side of Porn) and other awards include KSex Radio Best Badonkadonk in the House, Nightmoves Awards, Miss Congeniality, AEBN Video on Demand, Best Newcomer and FOXE 'Vixen'. In 2007 ROG Reviews Performer of the Year, Adam adult Film World Actress of the Year for Sex Pix (Red Light District), Genesis Magazine's Hot 100 List #22, Adultcon Winner, Best Actress in Intercourse with Jules Jordan.
The Golden Age of Porn
As an entertainer, Sunny lights up the screen with sexy-sweet looks and a charisma that recalls the golden age of porn. On stage, her showgirl style illuminates her abilities as a singer and dancer. On camera, she displays the sexual prowess that makes a legendary adult performer. Her trim figure, voracious sexual appetite, and thirst for cumshots have launched her career to a new level. "I love embracing my sexuality and am happy with myself, inside and out. I see myself as an entertainer/entrepreneur; a shining star to the mainstream audience that will blow people away with my sex goddess body. Something that you can't deny. Watch out, here I come! The girl-next-door gone hardcore!" she laughs. Sunny has proven herself among fans and producers. The definition of girl-next-door, Sunny Lane will be brightening up the porn world for years to come!
- 2007 Adultcon award for Best Actress in an intercourse performance.
- 2008 AVN Award for Best POV Sex Scene (Goo Girls 26)
- 2008 Night Moves Adult Entertainment Award - Best Feature Dancer, Fans' Choice.
- 2009 AVN Award for Best Anal Sex Scene - Big Wet Asses 13 (with Manuel Ferrera)