What happened to adult star Victoria Paris?

THIS 1997 Adult Video News Hall of Fame inductee sadly lost her battle with cancer, according to another adult film star.

Victoria Paris performed in more than 100 adult films during her career. She was especially popular in the 1980s and 1990s.

What happened to adult star Victoria Paris?

Victoria passed away on Tuesday, according to the New York Post.

She was just 60 years old. 

Fellow AVN Hall of Fame member Christy Canyon confirmed to Adult Video News that Victoria died of cancer. 

Where was Victoria Paris from?

The adult film actress was born Sheila Young in Great Falls, Montana, the New York Post reported.

She earned a degree in nutrition from Montana State University before she moved to Los Angeles and began her long career.

She also worked as a secretary and nude model before she made it big.

What films was Victoria Paris in?

Her first triple-X title was Girls of Double D 7, according to AVN. 

Victori’s first starring role was in Moonlight Entertainment's Live In, Love In (1989), a parody of Three's Company co-starring Tori Welles.

She won AVN's Best New Starlet in 1990.

She also appeared in other titles such as The New Barbarians, Beauty and the Beast 2, The Chameleon, Bimbo Bowlers From Buffalo, The Adventures of Buttman, and many more.

What did people say about Victoria Paris?

People took to social media to remember the adult film star.

“Victoria Paris, a total class act, RIP,” one person wrote on Twitter.

“Was holding out hope that Victoria Paris' passing was a rumor, but AVN has now shown it to be true,” another person wrote.

“Victoria was the star of the first porn film (‘Slipping It In’) that I purchased. She was also no doubt an amazing performer throughout her career. RIP, Victoria. So sad.”

Adult filmmaker Axel Braun told AVN of the performer, “Victoria was the star of the very first movie I wrote, Fantasy Nights, in 1990.”

"I wrote the lead specifically for her, because she was very classy and had an aura of innocence that fit perfectly with the story I wanted to tell.”

“I bumped into her several times over the years at the Cannes Film Festival, because she loved to travel and she enjoyed the finest things in life,” he concluded.

"And from my experience with her, she was one."

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