John Holmes

John Holmes
1944 - 1988

John Holmes  American Pornstar


John Curtis Holmes (born John Curtis Estes; August 8, 1944 – March 13, 1988), better known as John C. Holmes or Johnny Wadd (after the lead character he portrayed in a series of related films), was one of the most prolific male pornographic film acto...

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship18 yrs, 1 mth
Average Relationship Length4 yrs, 9 mths
Rumored Relationships12
First Name John
Last Name Holmes
Full Name at Birth John Curtis Estes
Alternative Name John Curtis Holmes, John C. Holmes, Johnny Wadd, Johnny Waddd, Big John Fallus, John Rey, John Sacre, John Curtis Estes
Age 43 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th August, 1944
Birthplace Ashville, Ohio, USA
Died 13th March, 1988
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death HIV Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Weight 169lbs (77 kg)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Bisexual
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Performer Credits (531)
Occupation Pornstar
Claim to Fame Swedish Erotica 8
Year(s) Active 1969–1988, 1967–1988
Official Websites,,
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John Holmes43 LeoPornstar
Misty Dawn53 TaurusActress
Kitten Natividad68 AquariusPornstar
Dawn Schiller55
Sharon Holmes69 GeminiSpouse
Bunny Bleu51 GeminiPornstar
Connie Peterson-Pornstar
Becky Savage57 LibraPornstar
Ashley Welles-Pornstar
Ginger Lynn53 SagittariusPornstar
Juliet Prowse59 LibraActress
Bambi Allen34 TaurusPornstar
Marilyn Chambers56 TaurusPornstar
Sandy Dempsey-Pornstar
Seka62 AriesPornstar
Lili Marlene62 PiscesPornstar
Melba Bruce22 ScorpioPornstar
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Honey Buns1987 Movie
The Devil in Mr. Holmes1987 John Holmes Movie
The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empress1987 John Movie
Saturday Night Beaver1986 Jerry (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Chastity Johnson1986 Movie
Naughty Girls Like It Big1986 Movie
Looking for Mr. Goodsex1985 Jonathan York - Mr. Goodsex Movie
Passion Pit1985 Victor (as John C. Holms) Movie
Swedish Erotica 651985 Movie
The Grafenberg Spot1985 The Mechanic (as Johnny Holmes) Movie
Rubdown1985 John (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Swedish Erotica 621985 Movie
Girls on Fire1984 Rocco (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Nasty Nurses1984 Dr. Dennis A. Johnson Movie
Dreams of Misty1984 The Fantasy Man Movie
Scandal in the Mansion1984 Long John (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Remember Connie1984 Movie
The Champ1984 Movie
California Valley Girls1983 Robert Movie
The Private Pleasures of John C. Holmes1983 Sultan (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Up 'n' Coming1983 Charlie Strayhorn (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Flesh and Laces Part II1983 Dr. Pecker Movie
Heat of the Moment1983 Movie
Lingerie1983 Movie
Marathon1982 Movie
Swedish Erotica 441982 Movie
Casanova II1982 Casanova (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Aunt Peg's Fulfillment1981 John Movie
Swedish Erotica 11981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 101981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 81981 Movie
Teenage Fantasies: Part II1981 Movie
The Little French Maid1981 John Movie
Homecoming1981 Poolman (uncredited) Movie
Sexual Heights1981 John Movie
Swedish Erotica 111981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 21981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 221981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 61981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 71981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 131981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 161981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 181981 Movie
Swedish Erotica 311981 Movie
Aunt Peg1980 John Movie
Female Athletes1980 Fencing Instructor (as Johnny Holmes) Movie
Honey Throat1980 Freddy (as Johnny Wadd) Movie
Insatiable1980 Ultimate Fantasy Lover (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Prisoner of Paradise1980 Joe Murrey (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Rockin' with Seka or... Seka's Cruise1980 John Movie
Sweet Cheeks1980 Ken Movie
Dracula Sucks1980 Dr. John Stoker Movie
Disco Sex Party1980 Short Film
Baby Sister1980 Movie
Balling for Dollar$1980 Jim Henderson (uncredited) Movie
California Girls1980 Movie
Stormy1980 Big John Movie
Limited Edition 101980 Movie
Deep Rub1979 Big John Movie
Extreme Close-Up1979 Jonathan (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Taxi Girls1979 Johnny Movie
California Gigolo1979 John Loftin - The Gigolo Movie
Candi Girl1979 John (as Johnny Wadd) Movie
French Kiss1979 Movie
Honeysuckle Rose1979 Sam Loomis (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Sissy's Hot Summer1979 Tarzan (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Summertime Blue1979 John, Captain Tongue Movie
Sweet Captive1979 Doug (as John C. Holmes) Movie
One Way at a Time1979 Helmut (as John C. Holmes) Movie
'How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Lays.....!'1979 Groom (uncredited) Movie
Sex Machine1979 Movie
Black Silk Stockings1978 Art Seller, Alex, Writer, Professor Movie
Blonde Fire1978 Johnny Wadd, David Greenfield (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Erotic Adventures of Candy1978 Sean (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Little Orphan Dusty1978 Frank Clairmont Movie
Hot & Saucy Pizza Girls1978 John (as John C. Holmes) Movie
China Cat1978 Johnny Wadd (as John C. Holmes) Movie
The Senator's Daughter1978 Agent John Galt Movie
La bête et la belle1978 Beau Movie
Ladies Bed Companion1978 John (uncredited) Movie
Sex Pageant1978 Movie
The New Erotic Adventures of Casanova1977 Casanova, John (as Mr. John Holmes) Movie
Eruption1977 Pete Winston Movie
Fantasm Comes Again1977 Stud (segment "The Kiss of Life") (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Hot Skin1977 Party Guy with Moustache (uncredited) Movie
The Jade Pussycat1977 Johnny Wadd (as John C. Holmes) Movie
The Ultimate Pleasure1977 Guy in Line #5 Movie
Ecstasy1977 Movie
Hard Soap, Hard Soap1977 Dr. John Holmes Movie
Teenage Madam1977 Rose's First Customer Movie
The Passion Seekers1977 Movie
World of Sexual Fantasy1976 Neptune (segment "Fruit Salad") Movie
Hard Candy1976 Movie
Liquid Lips1976 Johnny Wadd (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Spirit of Seventy Sex1976 Captain John Smith Movie
'Sweet Punkin' I Love You....1976 Peter the Great (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Tell Them Johnny Wadd Is Here1976 Johnny Wadd (as John C. Holmes) Movie
The Autobiography of a Flea1976 Father Clement (as John C. Holmes) Movie
All Night Long1976 John (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Cream Rinse1976 Diane's Husband Movie
Dear Pam1976 Richard Grandik (as John Holmes/Johnny Wadd) Movie
The Girls in the Band1976 Johnny Movie
Her Last Fling1976 Movie
Sweet, Sweet Freedom1976 Dr. Mort (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Lollipop Palace1976 Betty Lou's Customer Movie
Love, in Strange Places1976 Dr. Hook (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Panama Red1976 Bobo Movie
Tapestry of Passion1976 Johnny Wadd (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Softie1976 Movie
Fuzz1976 Movie
Confessions of a Teenage Peanut Butter Freak1975 Jeff Movie
Episodes of a Orential Kitten1975 John (as Big John Holmes) Movie
Sex Station1975 Board Member (uncredited) Movie
Personal Services1975 B.C. Buzzard Movie
Sweet Julie1975 The Pimp (uncredited) Movie
Teenage Lovers1975 Earl (as Big Jon Fallus) Movie
Kowloon Connection1975 The Boss (as Big John Holmes) Movie
Traveling1975 Movie
Country Girls1975 Movie
In Memory of Connie1975 Movie
Love Explosions1975 Movie
Puss*O*Rama1975 Movie
Then Came Ecstasy1975 Movie
Cheri1974 Tom (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Oriental Ecstasy Girls1974 Bob Movie
Panorama Blue1974 Second Fantasy Guy (segment "Center-Fold Girl") Movie
The Danish Connection1974 Johnny Wadd Movie
Erotic Diary1974 John (uncredited) Movie
Over Sexposure1974 Movie
Sex Freaks1974 Voyeur, Rapist in Yard, Guy in Pool, ... (uncredited) Movie
The Life and Times of the Happy Hooker1974 Client with Size Issues Movie
Teenager1974 Police Desk Officer Movie
Suburban Satanist1974 Jerry Movie
Hot Summer Night1974 Movie
Three Came Running1974 Prof. Rex Wright (as John Rey) Movie
Tropic of Passion1973 Johnny Wadd (as John Duval) Movie
Four Women in Trouble1973 Doctor (as John C. Holmes) Movie
Teenage Cowgirls1973 Rio (as Long John Wodd) Movie
The Winning Stroke1973 Hal (uncredited) Movie
Rings of Passion1973 John (as Johnny Wadd) Movie
You Are Sexually Invited to a 'Masqued Ball'1973 Mr. Huffner (as Jack Hims) Movie
The Group1973 Group Guy (uncredited) Movie
The Touch1973 Mario (uncredited) Movie
Cabin Fever1973 Billy (uncredited) Movie
Strangers When We Mate1973 Boyd (as Russell Blue) Movie
The Swinging Playboy1973 Jimmy (uncredited) Movie
Zolita1973 Movie
Evil Come Evil Go1972 Pool Player Movie
The Blonde in Black Lace1972 Johnny Wadd (as John Duval) Movie
Sex as You Like It1972 John (uncredited) Movie
The Liberated Woman1972 Movie
The Swing Thing1972 Nick Movie
Snow Balling1972 Pink Monster (uncredited) Movie
New Girl in Town1972 Mark (uncredited) Movie
Double Exposure1972 Jeff (uncredited) Movie
High Fashion Models1972 Robert Henderson (uncredited) Movie
Playmate #7: Super Cock1972 Movie
Johnny Wadd1971 Johnny Wadd Movie
Love Boccaccio Style1971 Masetto Movie
Flesh of the Lotus1971 Johnny Wadd (as John Duval) Movie
Long John1971 Long John Movie
My Tongue Is -Quick!1971 Nicky Butane (uncredited) Movie
Turn-on Orgy1971 Orgy Guy (uncredited) Movie
Big Beaver Splits the Scene1971 David (uncredited) Movie
Zodiac Killer1971 The Zodiac (uncredited) Movie
Benny's Bungles1971 Benny T. (uncredited) Movie
Hunter1971 Horse (as Mark Lloyd) Movie
Ole!1971 Steve (uncredited) Movie
'S.M.A.S.H-H. or How to Get Hung'1971 Dr. Wildare (uncredited) Movie
Masked Mischief1971 Guy in Mask (uncredited) Movie
Pornography's Superstars1971 Movie
Playmate #11: Wild Beauty1971 Movie
Pretty Girl #11: Playmate of the Year1971 Movie
The Hilarious Hooker1971 Movie
Sex Psycho1970 Ron (uncredited) Movie
Sex and the Single Vampire1970 Count Spatula, Bella Donna Movie
Anomalies: A World of Dreams1970 Movie
Carnal Knowledge1970 Big Daddy (uncredited) Movie
Doctor I'm Coming1970 Dr. Peter Phallic (as John Helms) Movie
Door to Door Salesman1970 Movie
Gang Bang1970 Stud #1 Movie
Love Secrets of the Kama Sutra1970 Movie
I Want You!1970 John Yates Movie
The Pimp Primer1970 Party Guest (uncredited) Movie
Go Down for Double1970 Bill (uncredited) Movie
Kama Sutra '711970 John (as John Hilton) Movie
Beyond All Limits1970 Movie
The Ice House1969 Guy in Parked Car (uncredited) Movie
Body Lust1969 Movie
Just Good Friends1969 Short Film
The Idol John Holmes (as John C. Holmes) Movie
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Ano7NiemMay 18, 2013

Movie: Scandal in the mansion. One site says the movie is from 1984 and imbd says 1985. There is a scene with Marc Wallice and John Holmes. Lisa de Leeuw, Bunny Bleu, Heather Thomas, Helga Sven (all 4 girls together with Marc Wallice and John Holmes).

Ano7NiemMay 18, 2013

1984: Misty Dawn, Jade Nichols, Ginger Lynn 2x, Tracy Duzit. The movie: Remember Connie is listed in 1984 on imbd so I will add the girls who had a scene with Holmes: Ashley Welles, Hillary Summers, Maria Tortuga, Shaun Michelle, Pat Manning, Lisa Lake, Rosemarie (with Greg Derek).

Ano7NiemMay 14, 2013

Anyone who has dated John Holmes, please check yourself for HIV.

TimDec 31, 2009

Can they clone his pecker? If so I will take one.

Hubris Born IIJan 1, 2009

Drink my red wine and smoke my gods brass knuckles. Get me ladies :) grrrrrr yummy.

NicJun 22, 2008

John you`re still the best!!!!!!!

billy mcgruffFeb 12, 2008

you were sick and i nthink and know your nbetter off where you are cause you cant deal with your realities that byou created sicko ,goodnight and goodbye...

mfan0825Nov 2, 2007

I love you Mr. holmes. Most people don`t know what a wonderful, generous person you were. I admire you very much. Rest in peace my friend. God rest your soul.

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