John Leslie (AKA Jerry Rome, John Lesley, John Nuzzo, John Leslie Dupré, John Lesley, J.L. Dupree, John Lestor, Lenny Kent, Frederick Watson, John Dupree, John Leslie Dupre, Louie T. Beagle, Louis T. Beagle, John Lessly, Lenny Lovely) is a legendary porn stud, director, and producer. He was born on January 25, 1945, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He stands 5'11" tall and weighs 176 pounds with black
hair that has started to grey. As a young man he moved from Pennsylvania to Michigan and supported himself by working as a bartender. He was attempting to make a career as a blues musician when he was discovered and asked to work in porn. John is known as one of the elite actors of the Golden Age of Porn
, when plots and high productions values were not just the norm, but the only way to avoid obscenity charges. At the age of 28, he appeared in his first porno called Sensuous Delights
. Over the course of his 30-year porno career, John starred in nearly 600 films and directed at least 150. When John Holmes
had his infamous legal troubles in 1980, John Leslie became the top porn stud, specifically when the film Talk Dirty To Me
became a huge success. If you name a porno legend, chances are that John has worked with them at some point. He has been balls deep in the pussy of such world-famous porno ladies like Traci Lords
(in Traci’s Fantasies
). To list all of his many awards would go well beyond the scope of this biography, but some of his notable prizes include 4 Best Director AVN Awards, 3 XRCO Director of the Year Awards, a 1988 Best Actor AVN Award, and a 1985 Best Supporting Actor AVN Award. He is also a member of the XRCO Hall of Fame and the AVN Legends of Erotica. Sadly, John died of a heart attack on December 5, 2010, when he was 65.