Sharon Mitchell

Ranked #169 on the list Best Porn Actresses of All Time

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About Sharon Mitchell

Sharon Mitchell (born January 18, 1956) is a former erotic actress, with a pornography career spanning over two decades. In 1998 she founded the Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation, which tested hundreds of adult film performers per month before a 2011 lawsuit led to the clinic's closure. An adopted only child, raised Catholic, and briefly married at age 17, she was an Off-Broadway actress and dancer who toured with the Martha Graham company, before becoming an adult actress in the mid-1970s. During her career in hardcore adult films, she appeared in over 200 movies and directed 38. She made many appearances as a bondage model in underground magazines and, in the 1990s, made the transition from sex films to bondage and S&M videos, nearly always playing the role of a dominatrix. She is a member of the AVN Awards Hall of Fame, Legends of Erotica and XRCO Hall of Fame. As an erotic performer, Mitchell was a soft butch lesbian. She also performed sex scenes with men (often as part of a bisexual threesome with another female performer), but this was usually in her early career. She contracted herpes, chlamydia and trichomoniasis during her career. During her adult work,

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