Below is a compiled list of the most interesting facts about Christy Canyon. Check it out!
Christy Canyon is in both the AVN Hall of Fame and the XRCO Hall of Fame. She has been rated by AVN as one of the top 20 porn actresses of all time. Christy entered the industry in the golden age of pornography, and performed early scenes with such greats as Ginger Lynn and Ron Jeremy. She debuted about the same time as Traci Lords and Christy, Ginger and Traci were the three top female porn stars of the time. After the “Traci Lords” underage scandal, Christy stated that she never suspected that Traci was not of legal age, as she seemed so experienced in their scenes. Christy’s first stint making films lasted from 1984 through 1986, when she left to join her father’s business, but her films continued to be released during her “retirement”. She returned in 1989 working with Video Exclusives on her label Canyon Video, before joining Vivid as one of their contract girls, following in the tradition of the large movie studios’ contract stars. Although she stopped making films in 1997, compilations and re-issues continue to be sold. Since retiring from films, she continued to dance until 2001. Christy’s autobiography was released in 2003 and continues to sell well at Amazon and other sites. Christy also established a career as a television and radio personality, as host of Playboy Radio’s “Night Calls” on Sirius. Wanting to give back to the industry she loves so much, she offers advice and counsel to aspiring new entrants to the adult industry.
Interesting Facts about Christy Canyon
- Has been co-host of Sirius’ Playboy Radio Night Calls show, with Ginger Lynn. [September 2007]
- Currently writing the second volume of her autobiography, tentatively titled “Danger, Curves Ahead.” In it, she promises to cover her days as a feature dancer, her marriages, and her final foray as an adult film performer. 
- Was a very successful feature dancer from the early 1990s until 2001, when she retired from dancing.
- Is of Armenian and Italian heritage.
- She was expelled from Providence High School, but graduated from North Hollywood High.
- Radio personality, now senior co-host of Playboy Radio Night Calls on Sirius. [April 2008]
- Went to elementary school and high school with Adam Carolla. He asked her out on a date and she accepted, but she never showed up.
- Referenced in the 1993 song “Heaven Is” by the band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. The lyrics go, “Heaven is Christy Canyon falling in love with me”.
- Has an older sister, writer Carla Sinclair (born 15 August 1964) aka “The Net Chick”.
- Her first adult feature was Night of Loving Dangerously (1984).
- Her last porn film to date is Where the Boys Aren’t 9 (1997), made in June 1996.
- Although she retired from making movies and dancing, she still makes occasional autograph signing appearances with her best friend Victoria Paris.